Holy Week: Easter Vigil
Apr
20
7:00 PM19:00

Holy Week: Easter Vigil

Since the beginning of Christianity, believers have remembered the final week leading up to Jesus' death and resurrection by holding special services each night.

Many look forward to this service all year round. This is when we celebrate Christ's victory over the grave and triumph over sin and darkness. Come join us at Church of the Cross in Hopkins for a celebration that you won't forget! 

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Newcomers' Dinner
May
2
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomers' Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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Newcomers' Dinner
Jun
11
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomers' Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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Session: Visio Divina, Praying with Art
Jul
13
2:00 PM14:00

Session: Visio Divina, Praying with Art

Sometimes it helps to find refreshing ways to seek God and to see what He wants to communicate to us. Like Lectio Divina is sitting with Scripture, so Visio Divina is sitting with art. Bill and Nancy Blanski will lead us for a couple hours on an afternoon to quiet our hearts and minds by spending concerted time with beautiful art at Mia. Meet at the bookstore entrance, and bring a journal and a pen. No RSVP necessary.

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Newcomers' Dinner
Aug
6
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomers' Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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Holy Week: Good Friday
Apr
19
7:00 PM19:00

Holy Week: Good Friday

Since the beginning of Christianity, believers have remembered the final week leading up to Jesus' death and resurrection by holding special services each night. 

Good Friday is the evening in which Jesus was crucified, thereby making atonement for the sins of the human race. We are honored that Mt. Zion Lutheran is allowing us to use their sanctuary on this day.

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Holy Week: Maundy Thursday
Apr
18
7:00 PM19:00

Holy Week: Maundy Thursday

Since the beginning of Christianity, believers have remembered the final week leading up to Jesus' death and resurrection by holding special services each night.

Maundy simply means "command," and this is the evening in which we commemorate the Last Supper and Jesus' command to serve one another. Please join us at Church of the Cross, our sending church in Hopkins, for this special service.

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The Critical Journey
Apr
13
10:00 AM10:00

The Critical Journey

Join us for a conversation on the material presented in book, The Critical Journey (reading it is NOT required). Life is full of transitions. Christians throughout the centuries have noticed that even though each person has a unique walk with God, there are amazing similarities to the phases we pass through as we mature in Christ. Understanding these stages can give us strength and comfort in accepting where we and others are on the spiritual journey.

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Newcomers' Dinner
Apr
9
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomers' Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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The Critical Journey
Mar
29
7:00 PM19:00

The Critical Journey

Join us for a conversation on the material presented in book, The Critical Journey (reading it is NOT required). Life is full of transitions. Christians throughout the centuries have noticed that even though each person has a unique walk with God, there are amazing similarities to the phases we pass through as we mature in Christ. Understanding these stages can give us strength and comfort in accepting where we and others are on the spiritual journey.

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Men's Session: Visio Divina, Praying with Art
Mar
23
2:30 PM14:30

Men's Session: Visio Divina, Praying with Art

Sometimes it helps to find refreshing ways to seek God and to see what He wants to communicate to us. Like Lectio Divina is sitting with Scripture, so Visio Divina is sitting with art. Bill Blanski will lead us for a couple hours on an afternoon to quiet our hearts and minds by spending concerted time with beautiful art at Mia. Meet at the bookstore entrance, and bring a journal and a pen. No RSVP necessary.

Sessions are one-time events led by someone in our community. View more.

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Newcomers' Dinner
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomers' Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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Restoration Reads: Tech-Wise
Feb
19
7:30 PM19:30

Restoration Reads: Tech-Wise

David Hoffner, Director of Spiritual Formation and High School teacher at Minnehaha Academy, will be guiding us in a conversation regarding Tech Wise. Even if you don't get a chance to read it, you’ll benefit greatly from the conversation. Perhaps you'll be able to apply some of the ideas into your lenten fast this year. Regardless, you'll be encouraged and challenged by our chat.

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Newcomer's Dinner
Feb
5
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomer's Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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Stories from our Middle East Missionary
Jan
24
6:30 PM18:30

Stories from our Middle East Missionary

Come and hear how God is moving among university students in Turkey. It’s a country that’s made headlines for political resistance to Christianity. But as our friend will attest, God is drawing people to himself, in the unlikeliest of places! Let Molly Stawarz know if you can help by contributing an appetizer or dessert.

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Christmas at the Parkway
Dec
15
4:00 PM16:00

Christmas at the Parkway

Restoration is sponsoring a free event to bless our community this Christmas season. We will be renting out the newly restored Parkway Theater in Minneapolis and screening three favorite Christmas films. There will be prizes, crafts, and live music woven throughout the event, so invite your friends and neighbors to join in on the fun! For more information and to reserve your free tickets, christmasattheparkway.com.

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Newcomer's Dinner
Nov
13
6:00 PM18:00

Newcomer's Dinner

If you are new or would simply like to learn more about Restoration, you are invited to Rick and Molly’s house for an informal dinner and time to meet other new people. Dinner will be followed by a brief time in which we share a little of Restoration’s story and answer any questions you have. Kids are welcome, too. See you soon!

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Do Justice Conference with Bryan Stevenson
Nov
8
1:00 PM13:00

Do Justice Conference with Bryan Stevenson

Arrive Ministries is bringing acclaimed author Bryan Stevenson to Minneapolis, and we are proud to be one of the event sponsors. Bryan will be speaking on “Pursuing Racial Justice and Reconciliation” and “Mercy, Humanity and Making a Difference.” Registration opens on June 4th and is required for both afternoon and evening sessions. It will fill up quickly! If you want to get a jumpstart on this important conversation, pick up Bryan’s book, Just Mercy

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All Saint's Potluck
Nov
4
12:00 PM12:00

All Saint's Potluck

Let’s celebrate Restoration’s first birthday with a potluck after the service! All are welcome whether you've been with the church since the beginning or if this is your first Sunday. We’ll have plenty of food. During this time, Pastor Rick will share a brief update of what to expect for Restoration’s second year. See you soon!

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Restoration Reads: Just Mercy
Nov
1
7:30 PM19:30

Restoration Reads: Just Mercy

Come discuss Just Mercy, Bryan Stevenson’s gripping memoir of pursuing justice on behalf of the poor and wrongly condemned. You will not be disappointed by this book, it is as hopeful as it is challenging! We will be joined by Sam Lacy, a local lawyer who has spent time working with Stevenson’s organization, the Equal Justice Initiative.

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Regional Assembly: Revive
Oct
25
to Oct 27

Regional Assembly: Revive

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Revive is a conference in Wheaton, IL from Friday, Oct 26 to Saturday, Oct 27 for Anglicans in the upper Midwest. Because our church, Restoration, is a new plant full of folks who are new to this wonderful tradition, we want to make it as easy as possible for you to come this year and meet your extended family. Our prayer is that you will catch the vision of the wider movement that you belong to!

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