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Bearing Fruit

The Blossoming of a Young Leader The Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts at St. Paul’s invests in youth from an early age.  We believe in nurturing the artistic and social vision and energy of youth. From an early age.  One of our favorite quotes is from Pablo Picasso: “Every child is an artist. […]

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Seeds are growing! Summer rolls on!

Our corn was more than knee high by the 4th of July, and the tomatoes and chiles and beans are doing great as well! With all the rain we’ve been receiving, the weeds are doing well also! But with the hard work of our Farmer Silas, and the help of the Young Leaders, we are […]

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Day Camp is coming!

¡PROGRAMA PARA NIÑOS! Semilla and St. Paul’s Lutheran’s annual summer day camp for children 3 to 11 is June 10-14.  The theme for the summer is: “This Sacred Land.” Each day, from 10 am to 2 pm, children will explore our connection with the earth, the Spirit and the community.  Activities include: Art with Sandy […]

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Semilla has been around town!

May is barely half gone, and it has already been a busy month At the May 3-4 Assembly of the Minneapolis Area Synod, our Artistic Director, Pr. Cabello Hansel designed three panels on the themes of ending world hunger, protecting the earth and unity among peoples. Dozens of people helped make an entire mosaic in […]

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Semilla Night at the Global Market!

Poetry, Live Music, Youth Photography! May 9, 5:30-7:30 Join us on Thursday, May 9, from 5:30-7:30 as we celebrate poetry, music, and spring!  Our youth photographers will be showing some of their latest masterpieces, and we will hear from wonderful poets from age 7 to 66.  Plus live music and surprises! The lineup includes: Jazz […]

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SAVE THE DATE! Palm Sunday Procession for Peace

Each Palm Sunday, St. Paul’s marches down 15th Avenue and Bloomington to Lake Street, carrying banners and flags, singing and stopping to lift up the concerns of our neighborhood. We never know what the weather will be: sometimes it’s cold, sometimes it’s sunny, it may rain, it may snow.  But one thing we do know […]

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Time to think gardens!

We just set a record for the snowiest February in Minneapolis, and more snow is on the way. So, it’s a perfect time to talk about gardens!  We never know exactly when we will be able to plant in Minnesota, but we do know that NOW is the time to plan for that planting. The Semilla […]

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ARTISTS WELCOME!

Are you an artist who’s looking for rehearsal or performance space? Do you know an artist who needs rehearsal or performance space? Looking for a short-term residency? The Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts @ St. Paul’s may be a place for you! We have hosted rehearsals and performances from local and international theatre […]

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2018: A Great Year! 2019: Even Better!

2018 was a fruitful year for the Semilla Center for Healing and the Arts: We taught mosaics to English Language Learners at Roosevelt High School, the Multiple Sclerosis Achievement Center, and with over 120 youth during the summer. We published the 5th edition of The Phoenix of Phillips, with our largest print run ever. Our Young Leaders […]

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Why Are We Special? Give to the MAX!

Hello Friends and Partners!  We know you are receiving many requests on this special giving occasion.   We would like you to seriously consider St Paul’s Church in your giving this year.  Here’s why: · St Paul’s Church is a small but very hard working inner- city Faith Community.  We are located in a part of the […]

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