Worship Time

9:00 AM &
10:30 AM
Great Hall

6 PM
Garden Chapel

Office Hours:
Monday - Thursday
8:30 AM - 4:30 PM

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Join us for Holy Week!

The Jerusalem Marketplace
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday beginning at 7 PM 
The Last Supper Reenactment 
Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday beginning at 7:30 PM  
Good Friday Worship  
Friday beginning at 7:30 PM    
Easter Worship - WOW! 
Sunday at 9 AM & 10:30 AM    

Prayer Requests

Comfort and Strength in Cancer Journey
Deb, daughter-in-law of Gary & Evalene Lee; Diana Lindquist, friend of Judy Merrell; nephew of Mary Gookins; Holly, friend of Livermore Family; Gail McCullough, friend of Grimes Family; Bill Grimes, father of Ryan Grimes; Megan Olrich Sullivan, family friend of Christensen family; Jeremy; James Henriott; Bria Leisgang, niece of Sharon and Doug Sill; Deb Krinke; Ryder Clark, family friend of Rochelle Busch; Joe, brother of Teresa Bredahl; Beau Anderson, friend of Sill family; Beryl, friend of Elaine Schumacher; Terry Longville, friend of Sharon Sill

Healing, Recovering or Facing Other Health Issues
Marilyn Wallin; Hank Reedy; Art Amann, friend of the Bergan family; Don Moody, brother of Ruth and Marlin Lackas; Laurie Kunze, niece of Roger and Cindy Kunze; Mike, father-in-law of Nick Bredahl; Doug Sill; Marlys & Jerry Berg, sister and brother-in-law of Dave Oster; Leona Lucker, great aunt of James Henriott; Harry Eckert; Margot LeBoeuf, neighbor of Mary Thompson; Larry, friend of Elaine Schumacher; Dale, friend of Tammy Cortes; Stephanie Lackas, daughter of Ruth & Marlin Lackas; Laura, mother of James Henriott; Joanne Johnson, mother of Julie Ohman; Sharyn, sister of Barbara Johansen; Nathan Acker; Dick Westcott; Sharon Kari; Cooper, great-nephew of Mary Gookins  

Keep Safe From Harm
Cole Anderson, grandson of Ruth & Marlin Lackas; Adam, grandson of James Henriott

Comfort in Hospice
Larry Trudeau, brother of Michelle Spanjers; Leo, uncle of Kathy Okeson



Enrollment for Hosanna's Sunshine Discovery Center


Hosanna's Sunshine Discovery Center is opening Fall of 2019 and will be the second Forest Lake location to partner with Lake Area Discovery Center (LADC). The newly expanded programming will include flexible schedule options for INFANTS starting at 6 weeks and TODDLERS, starting at 16 months old. It will build on the strong, 30+ year history of Sunshine Preschool, by adding extended/wrap-around care, full-time schedule options and accreditation/ quality ratings. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year has begun! Learn more and register here:

Green Earth Team's Annual Plant Sale
All orders due Wednesday, April 17

In addition to the customary items such as baskets, planters, veggies and herbs, this year we will also have available succulents and FLATS!  Be watching for the order forms. Orders due by Wednesday, April 17.  
As always, funds generated by the plant sale benefit Hosanna and its members in working to care for God's creation!

Hosanna Office Closed
Monday, April 22

In recognition of Easter, our office will be closed on Monday, April 22. Normal hours will resume on Tuesday, April 23.

Final Night of Connect360 and Celebration
Wednesday, April 24

Join us as we transition from our Program Year to summer fun.

Celebration Dinner at 5 PM
Celebration Worship at 6 PM
Room Parties at 6:30 PM
The Escape Room Experience for everyone else will be from 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM! Get a team together, because the winning team will be getting a free Dairy Queen ice cream treat!

Lakes Area MobilePack
Thursday, April 25
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Friday, April 26
12 PM - 2 PM
5 PM - 7 PM
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

Saturday, April 27
9 AM - 11 AM
12 PM - 2 PM
2:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Lakes Area MobilePack will be happening at Hosanna, Thursday - Saturday, April 25-27!

Spring Clean-Up!
Saturday, May 4
8 AM - 12 PM

Bring your gardening tools, brooms and rakes- or just bring YOU! This is a great opportunity for families to serve together while caring for our church Home and property! Coffee and treats will be available.Sponsored by the GET and the Facilities group. Takes place rain or shine!

Women's Day Scones
Order by May 5
Pick-Up on May 12 or 13

Hosanna's Youth are baking up some delicious treats for all the women in your lives, to honor and recognize their importance in the many roles they play.

Flavors: Blueberry, Mixed Berry, Chocolate Chip

Cost: Half Dozen (6) - $15
Baker's Dozen (13) $25

Jesus at the Movies
for Junior & Senior High
Every Tuesday in May

Meet Pastor Jen at the White Bear Theater! Watch a film, stay after for a conversation about its impact on your life and life of faith. Weekly films and times TBD. Ticket price is included, food and snacks are not.
Summer Opportunities!

Summer Stretch
Registration is now OPEN!

General Summer Sessions: One day a week in June + July
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (7:00 am drop off time available)
One Session: June $125, July $125
All Summer: $200
Summer Stretch Celebration Twin Cities wide at VALLEY FAIR- (OPTIONAL: August 2, Additional +$30)

Xtreme Summer Stretch
Registration is now OPEN!

Xtreme Summer Stretch: An intensive, week long, Monday to Thursday time, filled with a mission focus on Food and Hunger. In addition Youth can still join in at the end of the summer for Valley Fair Day!
Dates: June 10-13, 2019
Time: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM (7:00 am drop off time available)

Vacation Bible School
Registration Opens Soon

Elementary VBS for Completed Grades K-4 9:00-11:30 am

Date: July 22-25

Cost: $45, includes t-shirt- Snacks- Activities

Extended Day option available, 11:30 AM- 5:00 PM. Additional Cost: $45 per child - Save $5 per additional children (Family Max. $150)

We are excited to bring you a fun-filled week with God - through music, games, snack, Bible story telling and more! We will also be looking for volunteers to help guide our kids through each station. Stay tuned for ways in which you can help. 

Preschool Half Day VBS   

Ages 4 & 5, must be potty trained

Date: July 22-25

Time: 9:00 to 11:30 am

Cost: $45, includes t-shirt- Snacks- Activities*

Join us for a half day, led by Hosanna Lutheran Church Volunteers and our God Squad (Jr. Leadership kids). Your child will get to experience a taste of day camp through music, games, snack, Bible story telling and more! Space is limited. Enrollment is limited to 40 children, so register early. Children must be potty trained.

Youth Service Immersion Weekend
July 26-28, 2019

NEW! Service Immersion - Weekend Camp in the Twin Cities. If you loved serving our local communities during our general session, this is an opportunity to spend a longer amount of time connecting and serving over a weekend.Service Immersions of various lengths are a way for groups to experience the many issues contributing to poverty. Also to serve organizations that serve those affected, and to take what they learn and address the issues in their own communities. MUST HAVE COMPLETED 6th Grade to participate. To learn more about the housing, meals and experience, visit Urban Immersions Webpage: https://uisr-mn.squarespace.com/retreats-2/
Service Immersion Weekend: Friday July 26 - Sunday July 28. Cost: $250

Hosanna Staff

Linda Friesen, Pastor

Jen Collins, Pastor

Rob Anderson, Director of Worship and Music
Kelsey Grachek, Executive Assistant
Roxanne Anderson, Finance
Kathy Kuehn, Kitchen Manager
Charlie Ollman, Choir Director
Mary Gookins, Handbell Choir Director
Lisa Sauer, Children's Choir Director
Phyllis Lindberg, Accompanist

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