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SPRING RENEWAL with Latino Environmental Health Begins At Home A Community Health Action Team (CHAT) of the Backyard Initiative

SPRING RENEWAL with Latino Environmental Health Begins At Home A Community Health Action Team (CHAT) of the Backyard Initiative

Bertha Medina, Latino Environmental Health Begins At Home (LEHBAH) CHAT leader talks with families about safe cleaning products outside of her beauty shop on Lake Street. The Latino Environmental Health Begins At Home (LEHBAH) CHAT works with Latino families to learn how they can contribute to creating a healthy environment for their families and [...]

Meetings since Feb., thousands of Workshop hours in Apr. & May, donated materials & dollars all year = MayDay Parade & Park Pageant for tens of thousands of participants & viewers May 7th!

Meetings since Feb., thousands of Workshop hours in Apr. & May, donated materials & dollars all year = MayDay Parade & Park Pageant for tens of thousands of participants & viewers May 7th!

43rd MayDay Parade, Ceremony and Festival Sunday, MAY 7, 2017 - Save the Date! *And check out the many opportunities to Volunteer or get involved Donate to the 43rd MayDay! It takes $200,000 to fund the people, puppets, park fees, parade permits, police presence, and porta potties to support MayDay. Please give as generously as possible [...]

American Indian Month Events

Events First Person Radio May 3 @ 9 - 10 am Our guest will be Kate Beane, she’ll be discussing the Dakota Truth Telling Omniciye event, which begins on Saturday May 4, at Fort Snelling. To listen live, dial in 90.3 on your FM radio American Indian Wellness Fair May 3 @ 11 am - 3 pm The American Indian Wellness Fair continues the goal to [...]

White Earth Wild Rice Venture to France and Beyond Began With Local Artist’s Vision

White Earth Wild Rice Venture to France and Beyond Began With Local Artist’s Vision

Minnesota Native American foods to be promoted to Gourmet Entrepeneurs in France. Left to right, Norma Renville-White Earth/Sisseton-Wahpeton, Diane Gorney-White Earth, Carl Fransen-White Earth, Clyde Bellecourt-White Earth, American Indian Movement Interpretive Center Board Members who are launching International marketing of White Earth Wild [...]

May 2017 Alley Newspaper

May 2017 Alley Newspaper

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Harry Wild Jones, Architect Messiah Lutheran Church: Deserving Historic Designation

BY BOB ROSCOE In 1916 the cornerstone was laid for the Messiah Lutheran Church at the intersection of East 25th Street and Columbus Avenue South in South Minneapolis, designed by Harry Wild Jones, a leading Minneapolis architect. Today, the two story red brick Gothic Revival structure, rests comfortably within this mildly compact urban [...]

A Church Building as Art Preserving Immigrant History

A Church Building as Art Preserving Immigrant History

Messiah Church’s compelling interior Architectural Art by Architect Harry Wild JonesNancy Powell BY LINDSEY FENNER One block from the elaborate American Swedish Institute mansion is a more modest landmark of the Swedish immigrants who made their homes in the Phillips neighborhood. The Messiah Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2501 Columbus Avenue [...]

Isaiah 43:18-19a Mission drives: hard decision to sell Church, forgetting former things to do something new

BY LOUISE BRITT On March 1st, Messiah Lutheran Church voted to put their historic church up for sale. This has not been an easy decision but the reality is as a church community we could no longer afford to maintain the Historic church building. It is in need of several repairs and as a Church Community we discerned that our trying to maintain [...]

On Sanctuary doors Luther nailed 95 Theses Messiah Congregation “nailed” For Sale sign*

On Sanctuary doors Luther nailed 95 Theses Messiah Congregation “nailed” For Sale sign*

Messiah Church 2501 E. 25th Street. Tops of 700 Car Parking Ramp/Clinics building and 2 Heliports in backgroundBen Heath BY HARVEY WINJE Five hundred years ago, on October 31, 1517, the priest and scholar, Martin Luther nailed a piece of paper with 95 opinions to the door of the Castle Church in Wittenberg, Germany. It would begin the Protestant [...]

Somalia’s Drought

BY ARDO MOHAMED Over 6 million people are facing starvation and are dying from hunger and thirst. We’re asking our neighbors to contribute to our cause. Over two days we have raised $11,500.00 by doing a bake sale and asking people to donate at our Islamic Center, Abubakar As-Sadique, 2824 13th Ave. So. We’re doing a car wash [...]

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