Christian Event Calendar for the Twin Cities
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MAR 1 • SATURDAY

Power Tools Workshop: “The Power of the Prophetic Word” with Betsy Lee & Kristi Grainer speaking, 9am. Calvary Lutheran Church, 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley. $10-20 • (763) 231-2983, calvary.org/pray, prayerventures.org

Grace Seventh Day Baptist Church Mid-Winter Event with Dr. Dennis Ingolfsland speaking, 10am. Emmaus Lutheran Church, 8443 2nd Ave. South, Bloomington. Free • (952) 432-7490

MAR 3 • MONDAY

Terence E. & Faith L Fretheim Lecture in Biblical Theology Series “Why the Old Testament Must not Go Away” with Dr. Walter Brueggemann speaking. Chapel of the Incarnation, Olson Campus Center, Luther Seminary • luthersem.edu/lectures/fretheim

MAR 5 • WEDNESDAY

Celebrate Recovery, Wednesdays ongoing, 6:30pm. Chapel Hill, 12691 Hanson Blvd., Coon Rapids • (763) 273-3511

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Protected” the story of Elisha’s servant, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

MAR 5-APR 15

40 Days for Life Twin Cities campaign, Pro-Life Action Ministries • 40daysforlife.com

MAR 6 • THURSDAY

Liberty Classical Academy “Tour of Liberty,” 8am. Liberty’s Lower School Campus, 1660 North Birch Lake Ave., White Bear Lake • libertyclassicalacademy.org

‘The Secular is Haunted” Lecture with James K.A. Smith speaking, 7pm. Hanson Hall 1-104, U of MN West Bank. Free. By MacLaurinCSF • (612) 378-1935, maclaurin.org/jameskasmith

MAR 7 • FRIDAY

Minnesota Country Gospel Opry with Harbingers Quartet, 7pm. Crowne Pointe Church, 7121 Bloomington Ave. S, Richfield • (612) 961-8812, krystalclearmusic.com

Exultate Festival Choir – St. John Passion, 7:30pm. Woodbury Lutheran Church, 7380 Afton Rd., Woodbury. $15-20 • (651) 707-0727, exultate.org

MAR 7-8 • FRI-SAT

Set Apart, a faith-filled conference for women with Dee Brestin & Angie Smith speaking. University of Northwestern St. Paul, Maranatha Hall, Totino Fine Arts Bldg, 3003 Snelling Ave. North, St. Paul • (651) 631-5151, setapartconference.com

MAR 7-9 • FRI-SUN
FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaway, 7pm. Marriott City Center Hotel, downtown Mpls • (952) 435-1949, weekendtoremember.com

MAR 8 • SATURDAY

Freedom Weekend, Human Trafficking Conference, 9am. Berean Baptist Church. $10 donation. By Trafficking Justice • (952) 223-1813

Christian Songwriters Workshop, 2pm. Frontier Fellowship, 1139 Payne Ave., St. Paul. By MN Association of Christian Songwriters • macsmn.org

Exultate Festival Choir – St. John Passion, 7:30pm. Church of the Annunciation, 509 West 54th St., Mpls. $15-20 • (651) 707-0727, exultate.org

MAR 9 • SUNDAY

Exultate Festival Choir – St. John Passion, 3pm. Benson Great Hall, Bethel University, 3900 Bethel Dr., Arden Hills. $15-20 • (651) 707-0727, exultate.org

MAR 9-16

The Redeemed Christian Church of God, City of Strong Tower Parish hosts 2014 Annual Solution Conference with Pastor Emmanuel Sola Olowokere, Bishop Tayo Odunuga, Rev. Jackie Mccullough & Pastor Ayo Oritsejafor speaking. Hebron City, 697 13th Ave. NE, Mpls • (612) 874-7310, strongtowermn.org

MAR 10 • MONDAY

MN Christian Writers Guild Spring Seminar with Charlene Patterson speaking, 6:30pm Bethlehem Baptist Church. $70 members, $85 non-members & $40 full-time students • (952) 807-7795, mnchristianwriters.com/seminar

MAR 10-11 • MON-TUE

Susan Draper White Lectures in Women’s Studies with Rev. Dr. Wil Gafney speaking. United Theological Seminary, 3000 5th St. NW, New Brighton • (651) 255-6138, unitedseminary.edu

MAR 12 • WEDNESDAY

“The Skeptical Believer” Discussion with Daniel Taylor & James Beilby speaking, 4:30pm. MacLaurinCSF Study Center, 1337 Cleveland Ave. N, St. Paul. Free • (612) 378-1935, maclaurin.org/theskepticalbeliever

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Invited” through Jesus’ sacrifice we are all invited back into paradise, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

MAR 13 • THURSDAY

Twin Cities Area Mission Professionals (TCAMP) meeting, 12noon, North Heights Lutheran Church, Arden Hills • transformmn.org/tcamp

Growing Through Loss “Finding God in the Midst of Grief & Loss” 6:30-9pm. Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street, W St. Paul. $3 donation • (952) 890-0045, growingthroughloss@gmail.com

The Joint Religious Legislative Coalition (JRLC) hosts Annual “Day on the Hill,” State Capitol • jrlc.org

MAR 14 • FRIDAY

Christian Singles Event, Indoor ‘Drive-in” Classic Movie Night, 6pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

Praise Night, 8pm. Hebron City, 697 13th Ave. NE, Mpls • (612) 874-7310, strongtowermn.org

MAR 14-15 • FRI-SAT

The Passion of Jesus in Music, Word & Light, 8pm (Friday – Spanish & Saturday – English). St. Mark’s Church, 350 S. Atwood St., Shakopee. Free. By Shakopee Passion Play • (952) 595-8042

MAR 14-16 • FRI-SUN

Rhema Impact Ministries presents 5th Anniversary Celebration “My Year of Grace” with Bishop Paul Nya speaking & music by Jason Gray. Fri. & Sat. 7pm & Sun. 10am. Fridley HS Auditorium, 6000 West Moore Lake Drive, Fridley • (651) 894-4316, rhemaimpactministries.org

MAR 15 • SATURDAY

2nd Annual Great Date Night with The Way Praise Band & an interactive improv show, 6-9pm. Messiah United Methodist Church, Plymouth. $10 • (763) 473-6968

An Evening with The Booth Brothers, Southern Gospel Concert, 6pm. Cedar Valley Church, 8600 Bloomington Ave., Bloomington. $17-27. By Music for the Master • (651) 638-6333, musicforthemaster.com

MAR 16 • SUNDAY

St. Peter’s School Open House Carnival, 11:30am. St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 5421 France Ave S, Edina • (952) 927-8400, stpetersedina.org

Christian Singles Event, Chocolate Tour of Bed & Breakfasts, 2pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

MAR 18 • TUESDAY

Twin Cities Creation Science Assoc. “Science in the Bible” with Julie Vonvett speaking, 7:30pm, University of Northwestern, 3003 North Snelling, Roseville, Nazareth Hall • tccsa.tc

MAR 19 • WEDNESDAY

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Empowered” the story of Gideon, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

MAR 20 • THURSDAY

“Caring for Kids Struggling with Depression & Suicide” seminar with Dr. Kevin Harrington, Tiger McLuen & Kari Lyn Wampler speaking, 9am-12noon. Bloomington. $45 • youthleadership.org

“Meet your Metaphor”: Penumbra Theatre Race Workshop with Sarah Bellamy speaking, 9am-3pm. United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, 3000 5th St. NW, New Brighton. $55, $20 students • (651) 255-6138

Growing Through Loss “When Grief & Depression Intersect” 6:30-9pm. Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street, W St. Paul. $3 donation • (952) 890-0045, growingthroughloss@gmail.com

Minnesota Association of Church Facility Managers. Constance Free Church, Andover • macfm.org

MAR 21 • FRIDAY

The Oakridge Gallery of Gospel Art, opening reception for “Shine Out of Darkness” exhibit, 5:30-7pm, Oakridge Community Church, 610 County Road 5, Stillwater • agapearts.net

Christian Singles Event, Revive Twin Cities – Discipleship Training, 6:30pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

Comedy & Dessert night. New Hope Church, 4225 Gettysburg Ave. N, New Hope • (763) 536-3240

MAR 21-23 • FRI-SUN

FamilyLife’s Weekend to Remember Marriage Getaway, 7pm. DoubleTree Hotel, downtown Rochester • (952) 856-7390, weekendtoremember.com

MAR 22 • SATURDAY

Great Commission Artists presents “Art & Healing, Announcing Journey of the Heart,” 9:30am-2:30pm. Richardson Nature Center, 8737 East Bush Lake Rd., Bloomington • greatcommissionartists.com

MAR 22-23 • SAT-SUN

Marriage Encounter. Mount Olivet Conference Center, Farmington • (651) 454-3238, marriages.org

MAR 23 • SUNDAY

Hope Sunday Evening Concert Series presents The Tune Jerks in concert, 5:15pm. Hope Christian Church, 4911 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview. $5-7 • (651) 486-6202, hopmn.com/Concert.htm

Dan & Sandy Adler and the Heart of the City Band in concert, 7pm, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1901 Portland Ave S., Minneapolis • (612) 874-0133

MAR 23-APR 20

The Oakridge Gallery of Gospel Art, “Shine Out of Darkness” exhibit, Oakridge Community Church, 610 County Road 5, Stillwater • agapearts.net

MAR 26 • WEDNESDAY

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Redeemed” the miracle of grace & redemption, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

APHA Course, introductory dinner & talk, 6:30pm. Eagan Community Center, 1501 Central Parkway, Eagan. By South Oaks Community Church • (651) 621-5882, southoakscc.org

MAR 27 • THURSDAY

Growing Through Loss “Grief & Loss – A Family Affair” 6:30-9pm. Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street, W St. Paul. $3 donation • (952) 890-0045, growingthroughloss@gmail.com

An Evening with the Gaither Vocal Band. Bill Gaither, David Phelps, Wes Hampton, Adam Crabb. 7pm, Grace Church of Eden Prairie • 1-800-965-9324, premierproductions.com

MAR 28 • FRIDAY

Christian Life School hosts 9th Annual Auction Fundraiser, 5:30pm. 6300 212th St. W, Farmington. $5 • (651) 463-4545, christianlifeschool.org

Christian Singles Event, Concert with Joel Hanson, 8pm, The King’s Ranch • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

MAR 29 • SATURDAY

Building for Ministry Seminar, 8:30am. The Comfort Inn, 3000 Harbor Lane N, Plymouth. Free. By Vanman Architects & Builders • (763) 541-9552, vanmancompanies.com/seminar

Christian Singles Event, Feed My Starving Children, 6:30pm, Coon Rapids • meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul

MAR 30 • SUNDAY

Empty Bowls, silent auction and soup feed benefit, 12-4pm, Calvary Community Church, St. Cloud. To benefit Place of Hope Ministries Anne’s Meals Fund • placeofhopeministries.org

MAR 31 • MONDAY

“Exploring Brokenness, Surrender & Redemption with a Spiritual Practice of Writing” workshop with Karen Hering speaking, 9am-3:30pm. United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, 3000 5th St. NW, New Brighton. $55, $20 students • (651) 255-6138

APR 1 • TUESDAY

MN Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL), 12th Annual Student Day. Capitol • (612) 825-6831, mccl.org

APR 2 • WEDNESDAY

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Blameless” the story of Elizabeth & Zacharias, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

APR 3 • THURSDAY

Facility Planning for the Next Generation, a church building educational seminar. Two identical sessions: 9am-1pm or 4-8pm. Station 19 All American Event Center, 2001 University Ave. SE, Minneapolis • (651) 457-5993, faith-facilities-future.com

Growing Through Loss “Connections: Shattered Dreams/Finding Hope to Dream Again” 6:30-9pm. Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street, W St. Paul. $3 donation • (952) 890-0045, growingthroughloss@gmail.com

APR 5 • SATURDAY

M.O.M.S. 12th Annual Benefit Concert & Silent Auction with MN Police Pipe Band, Rich Larson, Clocks & Clouds, Elgin Foster & The Pluralistic Society, 5:30pm. Faith Covenant Church, 12921 Nicollet Ave. South, Burnsville. $15-20 • (952) 890-5072, momsprogram.org

APR 5-MAY 24

Messenger Boot Camp, Saturdays, Way of the Lord Church, Blaine • trinityworks.org

APR 9 • WEDNESDAY

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Delivered” temptation of Jesus in the desert, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

APR 10 • THURSDAY

“Genes, Freedom & God” Lecture with Denis Alexander speaking, 6pm. St. Paul Student Center Theater, U of M St. Paul Campus. Free. By MacLaurinCSF • (612) 378-1935, maclaurin.org/denisalexander

Growing Through Loss “Remembering & Honoring Our Loved Ones” 6:30-9pm. Augustana Lutheran Church, 1400 South Robert Street, W St. Paul. $3 donation • (952) 890-0045, growingthroughloss@gmail.com

APR 11 • FRIDAY

Abortion Stories of Hope & Healing, for those affected by the painful aftereffects of Abortion, 6:30-10pm. Redeeming Love Church, 2425 White Bear Ave., Maplewood • (651) 777-5200 x33

APR 12 • SATURDAY

MN Christian Writers Guild Spring Seminar “All About eBooks” with David Sheets speaking, 8:30am. Bethlehem Baptist Church. $70 members, $85 non-members & $40 full-time students • (952) 807-7795, mnchristianwriters.com/seminar

Christian Songwriters Workshop, 2pm. Frontier Fellowship, 1139 Payne Ave., St. Paul. By MN Association of Christian Songwriters • macsmn.org

APR 15 • TUESDAY

Twin Cities Disability Ministry Quarterly Connect Meeting, 9:30am. New Hope Church. Free. By Walk Right In Ministries • (763) 494-3480, walkrightin.org

Twin Cities Creation Science Assoc., “The Genetics of Adam & Eve” with Georgia Purdom speaking, University of Northwestern, 3003 North Snelling, Roseville, Totino, FAC Room F2128 • tccsa.tc

APR 17 • WEDNESDAY

Calvary Lutheran Church presents live, original dramatic portrayals, “Victorious” Revelations, 5:30 & 7pm. 7520 Golden Valley Rd., Golden Valley • (612) 29-1505

APR 19 • SATURDAY

Community Easter Egg Hunt with Sparky the Fire Dog, 10am. Excelsior Commons Park. By Our Savior Lutheran Church & School • (952) 474-5181, oslcs.org

APR 25 • FRIDAY

Christian Singles Event, Revive Twin Cities – Prayer Training, 6:30pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

APR 26 • SATURDAY

Understanding the Times 2014 Conference with Dr. Erwin Lutzer, Pastor Skip Heitzig, Anita Dittman & Eric Barger speaking, 9am-5pm. Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Road, Eden Prairie. Free • (763) 559-4444, olivetreeviews.org

Christian Singles Event, Como Park Zoo & Conservatory, 1pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

APR 27 • SUNDAY

The Southern Gospel Trio Declaration in concert, 6pm. The First EV Free Church St. Paul, 2696 Hazelwood Street, Maplewood • (651) 777-5180, firstefc.org

MAY 1 • THURSDAY

6th Annual Pastor’s Appreciation Lunch with Rev. Dr. Robert Jeffress speaking, 10:30am. The Lafayette Club, Minnetonka. By AM 980 KKMS • (651) 405-8800

Christian Singles Event, Summer Volleyball Group, 5:30pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

MAY 2 • FRIDAY

Christian Singles Event, Casual Hiking & Walks, 5:30pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

Christian Singles Event, Revive Twin Cities – Recap, 6:30pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

Sounds of Praise Concert 2014 with Mary Beth Carlson, The Benson Family, The Kingery Family, Maureen Pranghofer & more, 7pm. St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 9201 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington • (952) 933-7777, joniandfriends.org/minneapolis

MAY 3 • SATURDAY

Christian Singles Event, Summer Bike Riding Group, 1pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

MAY 4 • SUNDAY

National Lutheran Choir 28th Annual Concert Series. Spring Concert – “Exalt” featuring world premier & commission by Zachary Wadsworth & organist Aaron David Miller, 4pm. St. Andrew’s Lutheran Church, 900 Stillwater Rd., Mahtomedi • nlca.com

Global Worship 7, 4pm, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1901 Portland Ave S., Minneapolis • (612) 874-0133

MAY 8 • THURSDAY

Twin Cities Area Mission Professionals (TCAMP) meeting, 12noon, North Heights Lutheran Church, Arden Hills • transformmn.org/tcamp

MAY 9 • FRIDAY

Leadercast Northland Leadership Development Conference with Andy Stanley, Dr. Henry Cloud & Mike Max WCCO Tv/Radio, 7:30am. Grace Church, 9301 Eden Prairie Rd., Eden Prairie. $49+ (group rates) • (612) 816-1541, leadercastnorthland.com

MAY 10 • SATURDAY

Christian Songwriters Workshop, 2pm. Frontier Fellowship, 1139 Payne Ave., St. Paul. By MN Association of Christian Songwriters • macsmn.org

MAY 13 • TUESDAY

54th Annual MN Prayer Breakfast with Governor Dayton, 7am. Mpls Downtown Hilton • (612) 288-2233, minnesotaprayer.org

MAY 16 • FRIDAY

Mary Beth Carlson’s 20th Anniversary Concert, 7pm. St. Michael’s Lutheran Church, 9201 Normandale Blvd., Bloomington. $16 • (952) 934-2319, marybethcarlson.com

MAY 20 • TUESDAY

Twin Cities Creation Science Assoc. “Strange Peru” with Joe Taylor speaking, University of Northwestern, 3003 North Snelling, Roseville, Totino Fine Arts Center, Room F2128 • tccsa.tc

MAY 23 • FRIDAY

Christian Singles Event, Revive Twin Cities – Walking by the Spirit Training, 6:30pm • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

JUN 15-JUL 13

The Oakridge Gallery of Gospel Art, “It Was Good” – Seven Days of Creation exhibit, Oakridge Community Church, 610 County Road 5, Stillwater • agapearts.net

JUN 17 • TUESDAY

Twin Cities Creation Science Assoc., “Creation & Evangelism” with Brian Young speaking, University of Northwestern, 3003 North Snelling, Roseville, Nazareth Hall • tccsa.tc

JUN 21-22 • SAT-SUN

Marriage Encounter. Mount Olivet Conference Center, Farmington • (651) 454-3238, marriages.org

JUN 27 • FRIDAY

Christian Singles Event, Jesus Culture Conference , 8am, Mpls Convention Center • http://www.meetup.com/Christian-Singles-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

JUL 10 • THURSDAY

“Come to the Fountain” Leadership & Healing Conference. 7pm, Mpls • meetup.com/Leadership-Training-Equipping-Minneapolis-St-Paul/

JUL 10-12 • THU-SAT

“Come to the Fountain” Leadership & Healing Conference, 8:30am. North Heights Lutheran Church, 1700 West Highway 96, Arden Hills. $30 • (763) 544-7700, inthrmin.org

JUL 15 • TUESDAY

Twin Cities Creation Science Assoc., Illustra Media DVD “Flight,” University of Northwestern, 3003 North Snelling, Roseville, Totino Fine Arts Center, Room F2128 • tccsa.tc

JUL 21-27 • MON-SUN

Revive Twin Cities, evangelism and discipleship campaign • revivetwincities.org

AUG 16 • SATURDAY

Women Encouraging Each Other presents “Returning Back to Your First Love” Women’s Conference, 9:30am. Brooklyn Performing Arts Center, 5801 John Martin Drive, Brooklyn Center. $49 early bird special • womenencouragingeachother.com

OCT 5-NOV 9

The Oakridge Gallery of Gospel Art, “Pray, then, in this way” The Lord’s Prayer exhibit, Oakridge Community Church, 610 County Road 5, Stillwater • agapearts.net

OCT 13 • SUNDAY

Hope Sunday Evening Concert Series presents Monroe Crossing in concert, 5:15pm. Hope Christian Church, 4911 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview. $5-7 • (651) 486-6202, hopmn.com/Concert.htm

NOV 10 • SUNDAY

Hope Sunday Evening Concert Series presents John Gorka in concert, 5:15pm. Hope Christian Church, 4911 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview. $5-7 • (651) 486-6202, hopmn.com/Concert.htm

DEC 7-JAN 4

The Oakridge Gallery of Gospel Art, “The Word of God” exhibit, Oakridge Community Church, 610 County Road 5, Stillwater • agapearts.net


2015

JAN 19 • SUNDAY

Hope Sunday Evening Concert Series presents Randy Sabien & Friends in concert, 5:15pm. Hope Christian Church, 4911 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview. $5-7 • (651) 486-6202, hopmn.com/Concert.htm

FEB 9 • SUNDAY

Hope Sunday Evening Concert Series presents Prudence Johnson & Dan Chouinard in concert, 5:15pm. Hope Christian Church, 4911 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview. $5-7 • (651) 486-6202, hopmn.com/Concert.htm

MAR 23 • SUNDAY

Hope Sunday Evening Concert Series presents The Tune Jerks in concert, 5:15pm. Hope Christian Church, 4911 Hodgson Rd., Shoreview. $5-7 • (651) 486-6202, hopmn.com/Concert.htm





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