Gethsemane Episcopal Church began with a handful of people in 1856, seeking to establish a worshiping community in the soon to be burgeoning city of Minneapolis. For over 150 years, Gethsemane has been sowing seeds of worship, community, and justice. If you have further questions about the church, or would like to know more about our worship, mission, and ministry in the community, please stop by for a visit. The best way to get to know us is to join us for worship on a Sunday. All people, of every race, class, gender, sexual orientation, belief, and those seeking to learn more about their faith journeys, are welcome to experience and join our community. Our services are Sundays at 8 o'clock and 10 o'clock.

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Homily: December 14, 2014

THIRD SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR B; Rev. Theo Park Do you think John the Baptizer was mentally ill? Do you think Jesus’ family maybe said on occasion, “Cousin John is a bit odd, bless him!” One in four people will experience a mental health problem in any year. Mental health problems like depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder…

Christmas Services

Please join us for an intimate, hope-filled service at 7 pm on December 24th. The Gethsemane Choir and Second Sunday Group will lift their voices in praise and joy, accompanied by the Gethsemane Organ and various instrumental offerings.   Worship on Christmas Day will take place at 10 am.

Homily: December 7, 2014

FIRST SUNDAY OF ADVENT, YEAR B; Rev. Theo Park The passage Vant just read is as much as we get in the gospel of Mark by way of introduction to Jesus. The writer jumps in right at the beginning and tells us immediately, “The beginning of the good news of Jesus the Anointed One, the Son…

Shelf of Hope: November 2014

During the month of November the Shelf of Hope served 959 individuals. (191 Children, 440 adults and 27 seniors). Holiday bags were distributed to our clients on November 26. Thank you to all who contributed to our holiday giving.

Homily: November 23, 2014

LAST SUNDAY AFTER PENTECOST, YEAR A; Rev. Theo Park Today’s lessons are very close to my heart. First there is probably one of the earliest Bible passages I ever memorized: the 100th Psalm. Did anyone else do this? Early in Sunday School. So it’s sort of engraved on my heart. Then there is this signature…