Community Meals

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Community Meals2018-11-20T13:48:36+00:00

When & Where

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursdays, 5:30-6:30 p.m.
  • Easter by the Lake, 4545 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan (map)
  • NOTE: No meals on Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Years Eve, or New Years Day
  • We want Easter to provide all of the volunteers on the 3rd Tuesday of each month
  • Food and funding provided by Loaves & Fishes
Sign up to Serve at a Community Meal

(note: The SignupGenius form is created by Loaves & Fishes and contains all of their affiliated churches.  Look for the Easter Lutheran options to serve at the Community Meals.

Who & What

The mission of Loaves & Fishes is to provide nutritious meals to people who are hungry in an atmosphere of hospitality.  

  • EVERYONE is invited to participate in the meals – invite others!
  • The spirit of the meals is one of “Safe Place, Warm Embrace” – You are welcome – Come as you are – No questions asked!
  • One team prepares and cooks meal
  • One team serves food and cleans up
  • Easter Lutheran provides aprons
  • Youth ages 8-12 must have 1-1 adult supervision
  • Youth ages 13-15 must be accompanied by an adult but not necessarily 1-1
  • Fresh food is provided, when possible, by local gardens. Interested in helping with the Gardens at Easter by the Lake? Learn more here
  • The Loaves & Fishes Volunteer Handbook has additional information
  • Easter Lutheran has long participated in the Loaves & Fishes program, serving thousands of meals at the Richfield and Bloomington locations.

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Provide Entertainment During Meals

  • Share your musical talent during Community Meals
  • We are looking for people who would be willing to play an instrument, sing, or both during the meals to help make a pleasant atmosphere
  • If you are interested in scheduling one or more meals to perform at, contact the church office at 651-452-3680