Vacation Bible School

Tuesday, August 3 // 9:00am // Mercy

Join us on August 3-5, from 9am-12noon for VBS 2021 – Bolt’s Totally 80’s: A Tubular Trip through the Early Church! VBS is for kids ages 4-12, and we’d love for you to invite your friends and neighbors. Register to sign your kids up and/or volunteer.

Cost: $10 per person, $30 cap per family


Movie Night: The Shack

Friday, July 30 // 6:30pm // Mercy Youth Room

Join us to watch The Shack (PG-13) in Mercy’s Youth Room. Bring snacks and check out this film together with others from Mercy. Invite friends or neighbors to join you!


Sunday Service (Hybrid)

Sunday, August 1 // 10:00am // Mercy

Join us for our Sunday morning service at 10am either in person or online.

To attend online, join our interactive Mercy Online service at or watch on demand on our YouTube channel.

To attend in person, head in to your seat in the auditorium and say hello to others. Or head to the Kids & Youth area to check your kids in to the following Mercy Kids & Youth programming: Toddler (2-3 year olds), PreK (4-5 year olds), Grade School (K-5th Grade), Youth (6-12th Grade).

Read our full Indoor, In-Person Worship Service COVID Protocols for information on what you can expect for the in-person service.


Food Insecurity Supply Drive

Sunday, August 1 // 11:00am // Mercy Cafe

Join us in supporting Mercy’s Food Insecurity Impact Group by providing supplies for car kits. This group is for Mercy-goers who have a heart to serve those asking for help on street corners and highway exits. Help us supply them with the materials they need to serve others. Check out the Supply List and drop off these items on the table in the Cafe by Sunday, August 1.

If you’re interested in participating with this group, contact Isabelle LaCosse via Mercy’s Groups page.


Membership Class

Wednesday, August 4 // 6:30pm // Hybrid In-Person & Online

For people who are considering taking the next step of involvement at Mercy, the Membership Class is an interactive discussion of what it means to make a deeper commitment to our Mercy community through membership. This core class is required for those interested in being on the leadership team at Mercy.

Sign up and participate either in person at Mercy or online via Zoom. Childcare available upon request.

Wednesday, August 4 | 6:30-8pm | Hybrid In Person & Online


Movie Night: Space Jam: A New Legacy

Friday, August 6 // 6:30pm // Mercy Auditorium

Join us to watch Space Jam: A New Legacy (PG) in Mercy’s auditorium. Bring snacks and check out this film together with others from Mercy. Invite friends or neighbors to join you!


Welcome Gathering (In Person)

Sunday, August 8 // 11:00am // Mercy

Are you new to Mercy or want to get more involved? Join us for a time to learn about our community, ask questions, & receive some tips about how to get the most out of the time you spend here. We meet the 2nd Sunday of the month in the Mercy Cafe. Sign up is helpful but not required.



Wednesday, August 11 // 6:00pm // Long Lake Regional Park

“What are you waiting for? Get up, be baptized and wash your sins away, calling on his name.” – Acts 22:16

If you’ve said YES to a relationship with Jesus, you are ready to be baptized! Baptism is an enactment of the invisible realities of the gospel and the Holy Spirit’s power in our lives.

On Wednesday, August 11, as part of our Everyone Gets To Play series of outdoor park gatherings, we will host a lake baptism opportunity.

Sign up here to start the process, and Pastor Cassie Smith will be in touch with you.


Everyone Gets To Play

Wednesday, July 28 // 6:00pm // Clifton French Park Play Area

This summer, let’s take steps towards rebuilding and reengaging with our core values of Jesus + Relationships. Gather with Mercy community members to share food, witness one another’s stories, and make space for joy on 6/30, 7/14, 7/28, and 8/22 from 6-8pm.

Bring a picnic for you/your family. We’ll have lawn games available to enjoy some fun together. Bring friends–this is a great opportunity to welcome people into community.

June 30 – Lake Nokomis Playground
July 28 – Clifton French Park Play Area
August 11 – Long Lake Regional Park


Prayer Class

Saturday, August 21 // 9:00am // Mercy

Invite God to heal, speak and be present through your prayers. At Mercy, we believe anyone can learn how to hear from God and pray for others with power and effectiveness. This training teaches you what the Bible says about the power of prayer and how we can each participate in it. This core class (formerly called Learning to Minister Like Jesus) is required for those interested in joining the Sunday morning Prayer Team or desiring to be a leader at Mercy.

Sign up and participate in person at Mercy. Childcare available upon request.

Saturday, August 21 | 9am-12noon | Mercy


Big Church Sunday

Sunday, August 29 // 10:00am // Mercy

At Mercy, we want kids and youth to experience relationship with Jesus and with others. We believe that strong intergenerational relationships and shared worship experiences encourage lifelong faith.

Join us for Big Church Sunday on August 29 (the 5th Sunday in August) at 10am. Our entire community–kids, youth, and adults–will gather for one service in the Auditorium. Be there to let kids and youth know that you welcome and enjoy their presence by worshipping alongside them.


Child Dedication

Sunday, October 10 // 10:00am // Mercy

At Mercy, Child Dedications are a time when we affirm parents in their decision to support their child’s journey with God, invite the greater church and community to come alongside them on that journey, and cultivate hope and expectancy in the work of the Holy Spirit in kids’ lives.