Adult Ministries

Adult Ministries at Atonement center around developing relationships and growing together in faith through worship, fellowship, education, and service. Here you will find a variety of ways where adults can gather together throughout the week and year. Most programs meet September through May, and some also meet during the summer months. Contact the church office by email or phone, 320-252-6203, if you would like more information, or if you are looking for other ways to connect with adults at Atonement.


Adult Education & Bible Study

Our Adult Education committee provides long- and short-term learning opportunities for adults on Sunday mornings and at other times during the year. Atonement also offers a number of Bible studies for adults on a weekly basis. Contact Nancy Sturlaugson by email regarding Adult Education.


Birthday Card Ministry

This group meets once a month to pray for and send birthday greetings to Atonement members. Contact Mata Carlson by email or phone, 320-252-8371.

 

Bloodmobile

Atonement hosts the Red Cross Bloodmobile on the first Tuesday of each month from 1 to 7 pm. Volunteers serve as greeters and assist with the canteen. Contact LouAnn Garner by phone, 320-252-1555.

 

Book Club

Atonement members meet the third Monday of every month, 12 months a year, at local restaurants or at members’ homes. They read a variety of fiction and nonfiction selections. Contact Debbie Grzybowski by email or phone, 320-203-7643.

 

Book Nook

Seeks to nurture faith by providing Christian resources through a bookstore at Atonement. Items include Christian greeting cards, napkins, and gift products. Contact Marcia Carlson by phone, 320-252-4639.

 

Fellowship Committee

Helps members and neighbors of Atonement build relationships and grow in love for each other and Jesus. If you are interested in organized fun with your church family and neighbors, or in participating, contact Stephanie Hensel by email.


Missions Team

Works to keep our eyes and hearts pointed outwards toward God and neighbor by organizing opportunities for people of all ages to serve their neighbors and give to partner ministries, including Luther Crest Bible Camp, local food shelves and shelters. Contact Mata Carlson by email or phone, 320-252-8371.


Office Volunteers

Contact our main office by email or phone, 320-252-6203.

  • Daytime Receptionist: Answer the phone, provide information, and assist with church office tasks during the office administrator's vacations or to assist with special projects.
  • Newsletter Assembly: Collate and fold newsletters for bulk mailing.

Pieces of Love

A quilt ministry that makes quilts and pillowcases for veterans and Anna Marie’s Alliance. The quilts are machine-pieced and machine-quilted. This group meets at the church on Thursdays. Everyone is welcome; no experience needed. Contact Julie Huseth by phone, 320-253-3168.   


Property Team

Works with members of the congregation and local businesses to keep our building and grounds safe, attractive, and ready to host ministry for God’s people inside and outside of our church. Contact Tom Dosch by email


Women of Atonement

Contact Debbie Grzybowski by email or phone, 320-203-7643.

  • Circles: Meet monthly for Bible study, coffee, and fellowship. There are morning, afternoon, and evening groups.
  • Quilters: Get together every Wednesday morning to work on quilts for Lutheran World Relief and other organizations, and to have coffee, treats, and conversation.
  • Advent Celebration: This event is the Women of Atonement’s gift to the community. Many volunteers participate in this annual celebration, which includes refreshments, music, fellowship, and a crafts and homemade foods sale. 

Adult Event Calendar