Michael's is a leader among congregations in providing support
for the ministry of the St. Paul Area Synod of the ELCA and the
national Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
provide substantial financial support for the ELCA World Hunger
Appeal and many make an annual pledge to the ELCA Disaster Relief
program so that whenever a disaster takes place in the United States
or around the world we have resources to offer immediate help.
Michael's is also involved in providing financial support and
every other month sends volunteers to Global Health Ministries to
sort and pack medical supplies to be sent overseas to various medical
St. Michael's has a microlending group which meets quarterly to share an ethnic supper, make new loans and discuss ways we might make an impact for good in the world. The group is currently using Kiva to identify potential entrepreneurs around the globe and provide loans to help them reach self-sufficiency in providing for their families.
Guatemala Companion Church
St. Michael’s is a companion church to Iglesia Luterana Agustina La Santa Cruz de la Esperanza (Holy Cross of Hope Luthern Church) in Cimiento, Guatemala since 2009. In spite of the miles between our two churches, we are connect through weekly prayer, quarterly emails, an annual trip to the village, financial support and a desire to learn more about one another' church and culture.