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Nativity Lutheran Church

Address:3312 Silver Lake Road
Phone:612 781-2766
Fax:612 781-2768
Baptized Membership:1676
Confirmed Membership:1064
Average Sunday Attendance:577
Paid Staff:4 Pastors, 2 Children and Family, 1 Shared Ministry,3 Music Staff, 1 Business Administator, 3 Administrative Assistants, 3 custodial,
Access to Public Transit:MTC Bus Route
Congregation Description:Nativity is located in a first ring suburb of NE Minneapolis, St Anthony Village. The community is vibrant and healthy with a strong school district and city infrastructure. Nativity is a regional church with 2/3rds of those who are active coming from 7 major zip codes. Only 35% of those who are active at Nativity come from the local community 55418.

Worship Sat 5:30 PM, Sunday 8, 9 & 10:30 am. Worship is described as ecclectic combining a variety of music styles and liturgies.

Nativity is a partner with 30 different mission partners. Internationally: LAMB Lutheran Aid to Medicine in Bangladesh,a hospital caring for the poor of NW Bangladesh and school for the local villages; Camp Penuel, a camp for the inner city children and youth of Costa Rica; and World Hunger & International Disaster Relief. LSS of MN in youth homelessness, Luther Seminary, Food Shelf, East Side Thrift Store, Red Cross and Salvation Army.
Congregation Keywords:Innovative, mission driven community that sees itself as a community of disciples who are passionate about thier spirituality.

Mentor Pastor: Glenn Seefeldt

Phone:612 781-2766
Years in Ordained Ministry:31
Years in Current Position:31
Previous Students Supervised:12
Autobiography:Grew up in Wisconsin, 40 miles north of Milwaukee. Oldest of 4 children. Graduated from Valparaiso University with a BA in Social Work 1976 , Graduated from Christ Seminary Seminex 1980. I see the church's reason for being, its mission as bringing the love of God as demonstrated in Jesus to those who do not have a transforming relationship with Jesus Christ. I have been reading and studying about emerging generations and what it means to be in mission. I enjoy the outdoors, walking,gardening and home projects.