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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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October at the Semilla Center.

October at the Semilla Center. The kids and families have transitioned to school year,  Confirmation classes have begun at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, and preparations are underway for the Fall Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser, Saturday morning, October 27 from 10 AM to 12 Noon. Fall is in full swing and we are eager to have your […]

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August 18 Open Mosaic Studio Art and Projects

Saturdays’ Open Mosaic Studio was blessed with lovely people, great conversation and lovely art! A mother and daughter created a butterfly, bee, fountain and skateboarding elder for the the top of a mosaic bench we are creating for the peace garden library. Fantastic transgender symbol sign has been started for the neighborhood! And I accomplished […]

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Saturday Open Mosaic Studio Dates

by Kara Williams-Zenith on August 14 I remember working on the mural pictured above when I attended Open Mosaic Studio at St. Paul’s ELCA with my Mom!  This was my first experience ever with mosaic. I fell in love with mosaic art and the amazing beauty it brings to the neighborhood.  Come play with us […]

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Semilla at Open Streets 2018 on July 22!

What a great day at Lake Street Open Streets this past Sunday.  Babette the lamb of peace making photo friends, mosaics, a group poem and big bubbles! #semillacenter #phillipsarts #artchangescommunities #stpaulsonthecorner  

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July 24: Young Leader Visit to MN Public Radio

Wonderful Career Day Visit to Minnesota Public Radio today, with our Young Leader artists.  The youth got to learn about careers in journalism, including a podcast for kids about science (one of their shows was on Animal Farts, which the youth really enjoyed).  Thanks so much to Meg Martin and the rest of the staff […]

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