Faith briefs for the week of May 19

Vacation Bible Camp at Advent UMC
Advent UMC, 3945 Lexington Ave. S., Eagan, offers Vacation Bible Camp June 26-29. The theme is Hero Central.

This camp takes kids on adventures alongside some of their favorite Bible heroes. They’ll discover the qualities that make us truly heroic in God. Hero Central uses epic music, spectacular science, crafty crafts, heroic recreation, and fantastic Bible stories to help kids (and leaders) discover their strength in God.

Vacation Bible Camp is for children ages 2.5 (potty-trained) to those entering grade four in the fall. Cost is $15.

Extended care is available: before care, 8-9 a.m., $5 per day per child (light breakfast available); after care for students entering grades one to four, 12-4:30 p.m., $15 per day per child.

Register at by June 19.

Organ dedication concert
Farmington Lutheran Church will present an organ dedication concert 2 p.m. Sunday, May 21, to celebrate its new pipe organ.

The church’s Sanctuary Choir and Joyful Ringers will perform along with special guest organist Erich Knapp and Karissa Dennis, director of music at the church.

Treats will be served following the concert. Freewill donations will go to Farmington Lutheran Church’s Music Ministry fund.

The church is at 20600 Akin Road. Call 651-463-4100 with questions.

Money management program
Easter Lutheran Church in Eagan is hosting Financial Peace University 6 p.m. Sundays, June 11 to Aug. 16. The nine-week class is open to all.

The program is a long-term plan for financial stability and responsibility. Financial Peace opens up the conversation about money and allows people to talk about a budget that works for them.

A free preview will be offered 10:45 a.m. Sunday, May 21, at Easter Lutheran by the Lake, 4545 Pilot Knob Road, Eagan.

Sign up for the class at Cost is $93 for materials plus shipping.

Plant sale at Spirit of Hope
Spirit of Hope Catholic Community will hold its fifth annual plant sale fundraiser 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 27. The sale will feature a variety of plants, including perennials, vegetables, native plants and more. Master gardeners will be on hand to offer advice and answer any questions.

Spirit of Hope is co-located with St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 2035 Charlton Road, in Sunfish Lake.