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Below is a list of resources on our web site related this ministry. Feel free to use the filter checkboxes to narrow your search and easily find what you are looking for.

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Serving Congolese Near and Far

Voice in the Wilderness Organization, is an on-site Woodland Hills partner ministry that provides support for Congolese both in Minnesota and in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)—spanning a distance of 8,000 miles! Here, co-founder Kilo Kisongo shares how God is working through VWO. Read More 

Transitions from North Commons

Because of your fundraising efforts, Echo has made the transition from North Commons to the Gathering Area! We thought you’d enjoy seeing some photos of the transition, and of Echo’s first service in their new space. Read More 

A Very Echo Christmas

This month we’re starting to move gear from the North Commons to the Gathering Area so we can make space for our new food shelf partner! Our Echo students, volunteers and staff have been very flexible and generous – sacrificing so that we’re able to better serve our neighbors, and we hope you’ll help us return the generosity! Read More 

Welcoming a Second Food Shelf

By early Spring we expect another 600 or so people coming to our campus for food Mondays through Saturdays. And in Greg’s words, “That, beloved sisters and brothers, is what a building, and a community, committed to the Kingdom ought to look like!” Read More 

Tiny Home Neighbors

Kim and Jamal are intentional neighbors at Settled’s first Sacred Settlement at Mosaic Christian Community in St. Paul. We asked them to share their story of becoming intentional neighbors and what that looks like in practice.  Read More 

Partner Profile: Walking With a Purpose

In December 2014, Todd Feske saw a Facebook post requesting clothing for the homeless. Todd had the option to drop donations at a shelter, but he wanted to know exactly who he was helping. As an avid hiker, he already knew of some camps in the area, so he collected hats, coats and scarves and made a few initial trips. He met two men who told him, “Sure, it’s Christmas time and everybody thinks about us now and then forgets about us the rest of the year.” Read More 

Communitas: Church on the Street

Communitas Twin Cities is a WH partner ministry that has worked for 13 years with homeless and impoverished residents in downtown St. Paul. Starting as a “church on the street,” they bring church life to people who rarely feel seen or loved. Read More 

Christmas Lights Fundraiser

This season during our Christmas Lights sermon series, we want to bless these ministries, who are already a light in communities – both near and far! Read More 

Salvation Army Toy Shop Recap

If you’ve been around the building at all this past week, you may have noticed cars lined up outside… and even more of a site, the Gathering Area transformed into what could be mistaken for Santa’s workshop!

One of our Seasonal Partnerships is with the Salvation Army Toy Shop, who distribute toys for children who may not otherwise receive a Christmas gift. Read More 

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