Listening for Why
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Friday - Saturday
March 29-30, 2019

St. Andrew Lutheran Church
13600 Technology Drive
Eden Prairie, MN


We asked the question all the time when we were four, but when was the last time that we thought deeply about our “why,” the things that wake us up in the middle of the night, what some might call our calling. It takes time and space to listen for our whys so join other young adults from around the Twin Cities to wonder about the purpose that drives you in life, work, and play. Through spiritual practice, hearing stories, small group conversation, and prayer, we will find purpose in the stuff of daily life—significant or mundane, momentous or momentary. All meals are included, as well as beverages at a local restaurant. We don’t want money to stand in the way of your attendance, so if finances are a concern, please request a scholarship by emailing Pastor Matthew Fleming.


  • Encounter other young adults who are living and working and being with purpose

  • Wonder about the connection of faith and spirituality with our daily lives

  • Practice various disciplines for spiritual formation

  • Articulate who we are and why we’re here




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Friday, March 29

6:00 pm  Welcome Dinner

7:00 pm  Introductory Talk: Why are you here?

7:30 pm  Small Group 1: Wholeness & Brokenness

8:30 pm  Worship

9:00 pm  Fellowship, Beverages, and Live Podcast Show

Saturday, March 30

9:00 am  Breakfast & Panel Discussion: What keeps you up at night?

10:30 am  Small Group 2: Values & Introduce Personal Mission Statements

11:30 am Breakout Session on Storytelling

12:00 pm  Lunch & Large group discussion on young adults in the church

1:00 pm Storytelling Liturgy

1:30 pm Writing Personal Mission Statement

2:00 pm Commissioning Worship




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Austen Hartke


Nate Crary


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Regular Rate

We don’t want finances to stand in the way of participation. If a scholarship would help you attend, please contact us and we will help you out.

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