On January 17, 2017, 12 members of our church departed for India to visit our mission partner, Bible Faith Lutheran Ministries to India. They will meet the many congregations who are a part of the organization and the people involved in their work and ministry. View mission trip updates at: bslcmissiontrip.blogspot.com/
On February 26, at 9:45am in our Sanctuary, Pastor Joe Behnke and the India mission trip team shared stories and pictures of what God accomplished during the trip and what He continues to do in India! View the presentation below.
A community event that we provide to share the story of Jesus’ death and resurrection through Easter Journey stations, crafts, snacks, and games. We are always looking for volunteers to serve in various areas of the event as well as people who would be willing to take on speaking roles for the Easter Journey Narrative.
Contact Pr. Joe
Garden of Grace (Community Garden)
A wonderful opportunity to serve…even if you have a black thumb. It’s a great place to learn some great techniques for gardening while you garden as well as an opportunity to get to know your neighbor!
Meals of Encouragement
Share the love of Christ through giving a Meal of Encouragement to others you would like to welcome, share joy, or comfort in challenging times. Meals are made and packaged by volunteers onsite in the church kitchen and can be found just outside the sanctuary in the labeled Freezer.
Contact Shari McGuire
Next Packing Date | Jan. 22
• Help us pack meals and make a difference for people in our community!
• Monday, January 22, 6:30-7:30pm in the church kitchen
• Volunteer: Volunteer Sign Up or contact Shari McGuire email@example.com
Operation Christmas Child
We are a collection center for the west metro area. If you are interested in helping with collections, please contact Dawn Frank.
Bible Faith Lutheran Ministries to India
We are in the process of re-establishing a relationship with this ministry and looking for new ways to serve them according to their needs.
Contact Pr. Joe
Dinner at Your Door
Help deliver meals to those who struggle with preparing their own meal. Deliveries are made on the 3rd Friday of every month starting at 10:30 out of the Crystal Community Center.
Contact Pr. Joe
Loaves and Fishes
We prepare and serve a meal on the 4th Tuesday of every month in Minneapolis. The meal serves anywhere from 150-275 people a night.
PRISM (People Responding in Social Ministry)
A diverse organization that helps individuals and families get through difficult times by providing financial counseling, food assistance, and offering affordable clothing options for everyone.
River of Life Lutheran Church
A church plant of the Lutheran Church Missouri Synod in St. Peter, Minnesota. Currently, we are providing funding for this church plant. Continue to check back as there will be opportunities to serve in the coming months.
A Lutheran School in downtown Minneapolis. We are given many opportunities to serve such as:
- After School Programming
- Providing volunteers for Summer School
- Drives for School Supplies
- Sponsoring a book fair for Trinity First classrooms
- We also provide a meal every other Tuesday night for the schools
- “Family Night” where classes are offered to parents ranging on a variety of topics.