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Together For Good Mom's Lunch

Tuesday, October 16 | 11a.m.–1:00 p.m.
About Together For Good

Our group will be hosting the October mom's lunch at the TFG office (Summit Church, St. Paul). The aim of these lunches is to provide an opportunity for bio mom's (mom's whose children are being or have been hosted) and Jesus-loving women to sit down at the same table and fellowship.  Volunteers are needed to transport bio moms and their kids to/from the lunch, help with childcare, helping set-up and serve the meal, and joining in on the lunch! 


Questions? Email Kim Masters


Food in the Hood

Tuesday, October 16 | 4:30–8:30 p.m.
About Food in the Hood

Join us at the Cedar Crest Church location to serve a hot meal and provide a week's worth of groceries to those facing hunger in our community. Volunteers needed to distribute food, serve meals, help as a personal shopper, carry groceries to cars, and clean up. 


Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Life Center Mpls

Sunday, October 21 | 11a.m.–2:30 p.m.
About Life Center Minneapolis

The Life Center is an inner city ministry center that helps people with their basic needs and walks with them on their journey to becoming fully developed members of the body of Christ. We will be serving the Sunday Shelter Meal that the Life Center provides for homeless individuals and families in Minneapolis. 


Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Bloomington Parks & Rec Halloween Party

Wednesday, October 31 | 4:30–8 p.m.
About Bloomington Special Events

Join us as we come along side Bloomington Parks and Recreation to serve at a Fun and Safe Bloomington Citywide Halloween Party for preschoolers through fourth graders. 20-30 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED!


Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Source MN Urban Outreach

Wednesday, October 31 | 4:30–7:30 p.m.
About Source MN

Join us at set up and to serve a hot meal to those facing hunger in our community. Volunteers needed to serve meals and connect with guests and clients.


Questions? Email Pastor Jon



Tuesday, November 6 | 4-7 p.m.
About Cornerstone

Cornerstone provides resources and support to people in our community in crisis. We will be preparing and serving a meal for 40-50 Cornerstone clients. 


Questions? Contact Melanie Pitts
 | 651-503-4748


Somali Market Visit

Sunday, November 11 | Time TBD

Did you know that Minnesota is home to over 75,000 Somali immigrants and the largest Somali Market in the world?! Join us for an amazing cross-cultural experience right in our backyard as we share a meal at the Somali Mall and Mosque in downtown Minneapolis and discuss how we can build bridges to our Muslim friends and neighbors.

Meet at Cedar Valley Church Door #10 at 5:45 p.m. to carpool downtown. 


Questions? Email Pastor Jon


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Hospitality Center for Chinese 

Saturday, September 15 | 4:30–8:30 p.m.
About Hospitality Center for Chinese

The Hospitality Center for Chinese (HCC) desires to share Christ's love through hospitality to Chinese students, scholars, and their families. Activities at HCC cultivate a community of friendship, understanding, and cultural exchange. We will be serving a meal at HCC's fall kickoff friendship dinner. 


Questions? Contact Elissa Kuert


Good in the Hood

About Good in the Hood

Good in the Hood’s Shoe Away Hunger initiative is a unique program designed to provide footwear to those in need while simultaneously addressing the problem of food insecurity in the Twin Cities. Our group will be helping with the much needed task of sorting and cleaning thousands of donated shoes to be distributed throughout the Twin Cities.

Questions? Email Rachel Keller


Refugee Life Team | Ongoing

Embrace Grace | Ongoing