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With a Grateful Heart 2023

As the Thanksgiving and Christmas seasons approach, it’s easy to get caught up in the hustle and bustle and forget to take time for reflection and gratitude. That’s why each year we set aside time in our schedules to come together and praise God with songs and creativity. Read More 

Do Not Be Afraid: The Cruciform Jesus

As we get into our sermon series on Revelation, we focus on the crucified Jesus as our guide. In the first chapter, we see Jesus telling us “‘Do Not Be Afraid, I am the First and the Last. I am the Living One; I was dead, and now look, I am alive for ever and ever! And I hold the keys of death and Hades’” (Rev. 1:17-18). Read More 

2023 Learning to Love Together t-shirts!

Our Learning to Love Together t-shirts got a fresh new design! You can get one for free as a thank-you gift when you sign up for our Sustain campaign, or you can purchase one at church or online… Read More 

SEM: Year Three

SEM is our three-year part-time discipleship and theological formation school. Each year a new batch of students is welcomed in at the Fall retreat, pictures below! But first, some fun facts: We have 36 students total (18 gals and 18 guys) Students come from 8 countries: Bolivia, China/Hong Kong, Democratic Republic of the Congo France, Haiti, Mexico, UK and US … Read More 

Grateful Heart 2023: Call for Art

The seasons are changing, and as we head into the time of thanks and gratitude, we’d like to invite you to submit your creative work for our annual With a Grateful Heart event happening on November 17! As per tradition, we’re planning a companion booklet to showcase each participants work. If you’d rather not share your work at the event itself, we’d still love to have you participate! Read More 

Coats for Kids

As every Minnesotan knows, it’s about to get chilly around here! While many of us are able to bundle up nicely as the seasons change, we know some families struggle to buy warm coats for their children. This year, we’d like to collect 200 new (or gently used) coats for elementary and high-school age kids. Read More 

Jesus Kitchen: A Day in the Life

At these gatherings, Ben says, “Everyone is searching for something spiritual—it’s easy to talk about Jesus.” The Jesus Kitchen hopes to help heal wounds that have been caused by the church by showing the love of Jesus, staying nonjudgmental and helping people start a journey to relationship with God. Read More 

2023 Fall Kickoff Photos

Last Sunday, September 10 was our 2023 Fall Kickoff! It was a pretty full house – thanks to all of you who were able to make it! Read More 

Marital First Responders

If you’ve struggled to respond well when someone shares about their marriage—or secretly wished they would stop complaining and take your advice—this workshop is for you. Read More 

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– Laura, high school student