March Food Drive • March 10-25

Palm Sunday Parade • March 24 • Meet at 9:45am

Maundy Thursday • March 28 • 7pm

Good Friday • March 29 • 7pm

Easter Sunday • March 31 • 9am & 11am

Bless This Mess Book Study • April 1-April 29

Sacred Sites Tour • April 6 • 10am-2pm

Check out the Events Calendar for information on these, and other upcoming events, classes, and opportunities.

Palm Sunday Parade

March 24 • 9:45am • Back of Sanctuary

All kids and adults that wish to process through the Sanctuary with palm branches should meet in the Narthex/back of Sanctuary at 9:45am to get palms and be ready. If you're able to be a "processing adult" on this day, let Mayme Simms know at Kids will stay in service after we process until the Children's Message and then we'll head to Sunday School.

Get a Holy Week Bag for Your Child This Sunday!

March 24

Holy Week Bags will be ready and handed out at the end of Sunday School. We hope these will be a great resource for our families to use at home during Holy Week. 

If you’re unable to be at Hennepin on Palm Sunday, but would like a bag delivered to your house to use throughout the week, email Mayme ( and she’ll make sure one gets to you! 

A Message from The Disability Action Team... 

March 21 is World Down Syndrome Awareness Day. Let's raise awareness! You are invited to WEAR your most FUN SOCKS to church this Sunday, March 24! The idea is to start a conversation, so when people ask you about your socks you can tell them, “I’m wearing them to raise awareness of Down Syndrome!” Learn about Down Syndrom below, and speak up with us to end the stereotypes.  


March Food Drive Ends March 25!

March 10-25 • East Entry

As the Confirmands wrap up their Toy Drive, we switch over to a concentrated two-week drive for Groveland Food Shelf! Also of note is that the Greater Minnesota Council of Churches will be matching the donations pound for pound!

Other types of donations are also accepted and can benefit Groveland at any time and in other ways. You can view these donation options HERE.

You can drop shelf-stable food off in the East Entry. Thank you for your support!

Joyful Noise will Sing at the 11am Easter Service

Invite family and friends to hear these talented kids sing at the 11am Easter service.

Twin Cities Children's Choir Festival

April 27 • At HAUMC

Registration is now live for the Twin Cities Children's Choir Festival taking place at our very own Hennepin Church! For more details on the day, April 27, CHECK OUT this registration page, BUT DON'T REGISTER YOURSELF, PLEASE.

Let Sally Messner ( know ASAP if your child is interested in participating. She will register all Hennepin kids. Officially, the choir is open to second through sixth graders, but enthusiastic and motivated kindergarteners and first-graders are also welcome. The kids in Joyful Noise will be learning music, but you do not have to be a member of Joyful Noise to participate. Reach out to Sally with questions!

Nurturing Faith: Bless This Mess

Mondays, April 1-April 29 • 7-8pm on Zoom

Get ready for an enriching journey as we read together Bless This Mess – a five-week exploration for Christian parents seeking wisdom and practical guidance in the art of parenting. This group is led by Pastor Laura.

To register, click HERE.

Camp Minnesota

Summer 2024

Registration for Camp Minnesota, a summer camp ministry of the Minnesota Conference of the United Methodist Church, is open!

Campers will have loads of fun, learn new skills, and make new friends, all while experiencing Christ, creation and community. To get more information and to register, click HERE.

Sacred Sites Tour

April 6 • 10am-2pm

We are thrilled to extend a warm invitation to all older youth and their parents to join us on a profound journey of understanding and healing through the Healing Minnesota Stories Sacred Sites Tour. This event, scheduled for Saturday, April 6, from 10am to 2pm (but you are welcome to sign up for the April 7 date if that is a better fit with your schedule), is an opportunity for us to come together as a community and engage in meaningful dialogue, reflection, and shared experiences.

Led by knowledgeable guides, Rev. Jim Bear Jacobs (Mohican) and Kelly Sherman Conroy (Oglala Lakota), the tours provide a unique opportunity to explore Minnesota's history from a Native perspective. The experience is enriched through storytelling and moments of silence, meditation, and reflection at significant sites. It is a chance to deepen our understanding, honor the past, and actively contribute to the healing process.

For more details and to register, click HERE

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