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This is the fourth year that St. John’s Women sponsored “Courageous Conversations,” with monthly speakers and book studies. 

These programs are open to the public (regardless of age, race, gender or religious persuasion), and aim to promote a greater understanding of social justice issues and how we might respond.

“What does the Lord require but to seek justice, love mercy and walk humbly with your God.” (Micah 6:8)

This year we continued our focus on Anti-Racism, following the murder of George Floyd, but kept our eyes on our own Northfield community with the theme, “Anti-Racism: Building The Beloved Community.” We hope to lift up the voices of the marginalized as we examine injustice in our midst, and we continue to host local leaders from many organizations in Northfield to share their work, and how we can partner with them to build our beloved community.

Check back in August for the 2022-2023 theme and programs

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Click on PayPal logo. Or send your check, made out to WELCA, and mail to St. John’s Lutheran Church, 500 Third St. West, Northfield, MN 55057.

We thank you, ahead of time, for your gifts.


UPcoming MAY Program

He Mni Can-Barn Bluff Story Panels & Riverboat cruise

Thursday, May 19, 2022
Cost: $50
Registration deadline May 5th

To register, send an email to

Join us for a day on the Mississippi! We’ll begin our adventure from the St. John’s parking lot. In Red Wing we’ll enjoy the He Mni Can-Barn Bluff Story Panels.

The Prairie Island Indian Community Facebook page states: “For the first time in 150-plus years, we the Dakota Oyate – Dakota people have been heard, respected and honored in our homelands. In partnership with the city of Red Wing, we are overjoyed by the recent installation of the story panels at the new entrance of He Mni Can, at the base of the bluff.

“This has been a five year long thoughtful partnership of two communities coming together. It is a start towards healing past trauma to move forward for a better tomorrow for the next seven generations. Prairie Island was not only involved in the entire process from start to finish but we were asked to tell our own story and to teach the history of the great Mississippi River Valley.”
From there our bus will take us to Lake City, where we’ll board a Riverboat for a luncheon cruise on Lake Pepin.
Our bus will return us to St. John’s parking lot by 3:30pm.
You can register by signing up at the St. John’s Women bulletin board, or by emailing
Payment needs to be made prior to boarding the bus.
Send checks to Jennifer Edwins, or the church office.
Make checks out to WELCA, and post May Trip on the memo line.