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New Journey’s Summer Gathering
August 2 @ 8:00 am - August 4 @ 5:00 pm
New Journey members and friends who spend their summers in the Midwest are invited to participate in a Second Annual Gathering on Friday, August 2, 2019 through Sunday, August 4, 2019. The event will be held in Lake City, Minnesota this year.
Lake City, Minnesota, is the location of the new Journey Lutheran Summer Gathering of New Journey family and friends. Lake City is located on the shores of Lake Pepin, a natural Lake in the Mississippi River. It is 65 miles southeast of the Minneapolis/St. Paul Airport and 39 miles northeast of Rochester, MN.
This small town is a summer destination. Motel rooms book up quickly. A list of lodging options are included.
The first weekend of August the New Journey Summer Gathering is fast approaching! We hope that your summer is going well We are at the point where we need to start firming up our numbers for the various events of the weekend.
Friday, August 2 4:15-7:30 p.m.
Social time and buffet supper at:
32753 Lakeview Drive
Lake City MN 55041
Saturday, August 3
9:30 a.m. & 9:40 a.m. T-times are set for eight players at The Jewell Golf Club: 9230,1900 Clubhouse Drive, Lake City. Senior rate is $59.00 plus tax.
9:30 a.m. Non golfers are welcome to meet at Chickadee Cottage Tearoom & Restaurant, 317 North Lake Shore Drive, Lake City, to choose activities for the day and car pool. Chickadee serves a full breakfast (as does the Jewell) they also offer just coffee, tea, and scones or muffins.
4:30 p.m. Saturday evening our dinner meal will be held in The Hale Irwin Room, a private room at the Jewell, 9230, 1900 Clubhouse Drive, Lake City.. We anticipate ordering our dinner about 5:00 p.m. We have arranged a menu of five entrees to choose from: Prime Rib, Chicken Breast, Salmon, Strawberry Champagne Salad, Chicken Salad Sandwich. priced from $11.25 – $24.95.
Sunday August 4
10:30 a.m. New Journey worships at First Lutheran Church, 100 Peace Ridge, Lake City. Pastor Adele will conduct worship for New Journey, including Holy Communion. Brunch will be served in the gathering area following worship.
Please let us know of your plans regarding which events you can attend as soon as you can. Call with any questions or comments. Its not too late to jump in and come for all or part of the gathering.
We look forward to hearing from you and seeing you in Lake City.
John Halls Alaskan – 651.345.1230
Americinn – 651.345.1230
Frog & Bear – 651.345.2122
(Bed & Breakfast with private room & private bath)
Willows on the River – 651.345.9900 (Contel: 2/2)There are 21 various VRBO’s in Lake City. Some are rural and some have a Wabasha address. Some are small and others are large and have 4-5 bedrooms. An option is to get a small group together and book a vacation rental house. They, too, book quickly – book now and cancel if you plans change. Most will allow you to cancel up until mid July.
- Swanny Oaks
- Franklin House
- Victorian House
- Cottage House
Country Inn & Suites
St. James Historic Hotel
Super 8 MotelCall ASAP and reserve even if you are not sure you are attending. Be sure you have reservations that can be cancelled. Lodging books up fast and is often full, even now this far ahead.