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Scholarships will be awarded for tuition for the 2017-2018 school year.  Previous recipients are eligible to reapply for the scholarship for up to three additional years or until a Bachelor's Degree is earned, whichever occurs first.  The purpose of this Fund is to award annual post-secondary scholarships for qualified students desiring to matriculate and pursue careers in music education, performance, or music therapy. 

These scholarships are made possible by the generous gift of Marion Groth on behalf of her husband, Chester. To be eligible to receive this scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a graduating high school senior from a Minnesota high school
  • Be entering college as a freshman



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Sunday Worship Schedule
worship Times

9:00 am
Worship Service in the Sanctuary with Organ and Choirs
11:00 am
Living Waters Worship Service in Fellowship Hall with a band and casual feel.

Child care available, birth-age 5 for both services

Infants in Crisis - Your Help Needed

The bold mission at Greater Minneapolis Crisis Nursery is to end child abuse and neglect and create strong, healthy families. Gifts for the Crisis Nursery can be a part of your Christmas Spirit giving. All gifts must be NEW. The deadline for bringing the gifts to the church is, Sunday, February 5. The focus will be on infant care. Click one of the following links to see our online Target registry or Babies R Us registry.

Financial Peace University
Wednesdays, 6:00 pm—7:30 pm
Nine Sessions: January 18 – March 15, 2017

Childcare for Ages 0-12 with Meal Provided, Register Children in Advance, Adults Bring Your Own dinner
Financial Peace University is designed to teach you and your family how to get out of debt, stay out of debt, and build wealth.  You’ll meet with your class each week to watch the video lesson and participate in discussion and accountability groups that will change your whole attitude about money!
Dave Ramsey breaks through the common financial jargon and explains how money really works in a simple, easy-to-understand style. You’ll actually have fun as you learn about saving, budgeting, investing, insurance and more! Financial Peace University is, without a doubt, the best program available for personal finance. Get started today! Register Here

Coming Up

Sunday Adult Advent Study, November 27-December 18, 10:00 am
The Sunday Morning Adult Ed will be a de-stressing time! Imagine that at Advent! You are invited to join in an Advent coloring time. We will be using The Advent Coloring Calendar: A Coloring Book to Bless and De-Stress Through the Season. We will have 12 copies, at $9 each, and you can pick one up in the church office. (They are also available on Amazon.) Then, bring your favorite art supplies (we will have some available as well) and your coloring book to the designated room and join in conversation about the season, listen to Christmas music, and share the joys and concerns of the season with others. Truly a time to de-stress during the holidays!

December 4, 8am -Noon
Shop the SERRV sale in the Grace Room—Great items to give as gifts!
SERRV is a nonprofit, fair trade organization dedicated to lifting disadvantaged artisans, Farmers, and their families out of poverty. Behind every basket, tunic and necklace that they offer, you'll find a story of positive change. A story of an empowered artisan or farmer who works in a safe environment, can send his or her children to school, and can save for the future with the reliable income he or she earns through fair trade.

Richfield Symphonic Band Christmas Concert
The Richfield Symphonic Band under the direction of Dick Burt will present a Christmas concert at Richfield United Methodist Church on Sunday, December 4, at 4:00 pm.  The concert is a benefit for music stands for the new bandshell for the Richfield Symphonic Band; a free will offering will be taken. Nancy Dierauer will play the organ for this concert. The Richfield Symphonic Band has been part of the Twin Cities musical community for over 30 years and is affiliated with the City of Richfield. 





GOD'S HANDS THRIFT STORE - read more about it

Imagine No Malaria

What are Apportionments? - Click here to see a video about it.

Caring For Children Early Learning Center (a ministry of Richfield UMC) is proud to announce that it has recently earned accreditation by the National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA). NECPA is an independent early childhood accrediting organization that encourages quality and recognizes excellence. Check out their website:

The United Methodist Church -

Read Bishop Ough's letter concerning same-sex marriage