Spring Plant Sale: Hosanna's Green Earth Team (GET) is holding its 4th Annual Plant Sale. Orders will be accepted through Sunday, May 4 (payments due at time of placing order). Plants will be ready for pick up at Hosanna Saturday, May 10 (9am-1pm) and Sunday, May 11 (9am-12noon).

Appeal for Meals for Schlemmer Family: If you are able to help provide some meal(s) for this family as their son Christopher is going through his medical treatments, please log onto http://www.TakeThemAMeal.com/meals.php?t=MRNK1673  to sign up or get more information.

Upcoming Youth Events - Mark Your Calendars:

  Sunday, April 27 - $5 bowling, early sign-up incentive, sign up on Youth bulletin board.

  Wed, April 14 - Bonfire & Cookout for Jr & Sr High students - hot dogs, beans, chips, soda, s'mores - bring your friends for this FREE event.

  Fri-Sun, May 16-18 - Northwoods Adventure - FREE, FREE, FREE event for Hosanna youth. See Jenny, Kim or anyone on youth team for more info.

40th Anniversary Photo Workshop - Wed, April 23, 5:00-6:30pm in Upper Commons. Come and join us? We'll be sorting and assembling photos to make a Hosanna Memory Display. Bring scrap booking supplies to share. Contact Dee Rebeck 651-243-5137. A short 40th Anniversary Committee meeting will follow the workshop at 6:30pm

Forest Lake Community Blood Drive - Monday, April 28  8am - 7pm at St. Peter's Catholic Church. For questions or to make an appt. call Donna 651-433-2955. Walk-ins are welcome. Please remember to bring some form of ID.

Adult Bible Study - Tuesdays 10am - noon, Dee Rebeck, leader

Farewell Reception for Pastor Jim Barsch - Sunday, May 4, 10:00-10:30am Upper Commons - Join us for cake and coffee and to thank Pastor Jim for the past 4 months he has spent with us here at Hosanna and celebrate his ministry among us.

Journey of Forgiveness...A Story Not Yet Told - May 8 at 6pm Garden Chapel.  Please join us for a documentary of Native Elders sharing their boarding school experiences and the journey they are now taking towards forgiveness. Following the documentary, Basil Brave Heart, a Lakota Elder, will share his personal boarding school experience and journey of forgiveness.

Spring Grounds Clean-Up: Saturday, May 17,  7:30-11:30am followed by a soup & bread lunch. Bring rakes, shovels, wheelbarrows, trimmers, cutters, etc. Sign up at the Welcome Center or email Rick at rbahnemann@hosannaforestlake.net    Also need someone willing and able to perform maintenance on our 2 lawnmowers in April. Mowing starts in May!! Contact Rick.

Relay For Life Forest Lake - Aug 1-2 - Help us celebrate cancer survivors, remember loved ones who have lost their battle to cancer and fight back by raising money for the American Cancer Society to help fight cancer. Hosanna is sponsoring 2 teams this year and we are looking for walkers to join our teams and share in this fun community event. For more information, contact team captains Sue Palmer at 651-329-1098 or Diane Zak at 651-408-8282.

Wedding Coordinator - Do you love weddings and getting involved in planning events. Hosanna is seeking people to help coordinate weddings held at Hosanna. If you are interested or have questions and want more information, contact Jackie in the office.