Bloomington News

New Children’s Director

BRE KEEFE

We are happy to introduce Bre Keefe as our new Children's Ministry Director! Bre's primary responsibilities include overseeing the Friday & Sunday children's ministries, from nursery up thru 6th grade. She will work with Pastors Ken & Jeff in a part-time capacity. God has sovereignly brought Bre and John and their family of 4 children (ranging from 2-16 years) to Evergreen! We’re excited, and we encourage you to warmly welcome Bre as our newest Evergreen staff member.

Why We Remember

Memorial Weekend Message

Join Pastor Mike Olmstead as he explores God's commands to remember. We’ll learn why He wants us to remember, and we’ll close the service remembering Jesus with communion.

Multi-Ethnic Conversations Study

Tuesday, June 5, 7:00-8:30 PM, Room 200. Join us once again as we continue to have conversations that help us gain understanding. During this session, we will talk about "Cross-Cultural Communication." How do I engage those that are different than me? How can we learn to understand each other better? Questions? Contact Sergio Choy, 952-913-3858.

Sonshine Kidz 2018 is Starting!

Join Us! It's Not Just for Kids!

Sundays, June 10-August 12 (except 6/17 & 7/8), 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Southgate Apartments. This will be our 3rd year of getting outside of the church walls to love our community. It's a lot of fun! Consider coming as a family with your kids. What a great way to teach and model our call to "love our neighbor" than doing it together as a family. But it's not just for kids. The smell of burgers on the grill and the energy of the music draws out a lot of adults. People that are longing for friendship, or someone to talk to. When we as a church show up in large numbers, it sends a very powerful message about the Jesus we love. Come join us for one week or every week! In addition to simply joining us on Sundays, we are also in need of some servants to make things happen. Questions or want to serve? Contact Pastor Tim Weber, 952-240-0149.

Soul Healing

Women's Summer Bible Study

Wednesdays, June 6-August 22 (except 7/4 & 25), Room TBD, 7:00-9:00 PM. Ladies, are you ready to experience the mercy, joy, peace and fullness that only comes through Christ? Join us as we travel through the Soul Healing DVD series, taught by Dr. Tammy Smith, in 10 sessions of teaching, insight, blessing, and truth. Freedom in Christ can be a way of life, as you take in these life-altering truths and become equipped with tools for daily living. Register HERE by May 27. Cost is $5 which covers the cost of companion workbook. Questions? Contact Jessica Coggins, 952-250-8160.

Mission To Our City: July 25-29

Registration is Officially Open!

For the first time in our 30-year history, all five of our church locations are hosting a local mission trip and online registration is officially open. As a part of Kingdom Builders, we will be out serving our community with acts of kindness and love, service projects, prayer, and sharing of the Gospel. This will be an incredible uniting time for our church. You’ve just got to be there! You can register on our app or online HERE.

First Serve Volunteer Opportunities

Ways you can help with children:

Ways you can help with hospitality:

Frequency?

Volunteer one to two times per month.

What’s in it for YOU?

Get to know people and use your God-given abilities.

How do I volunteer?

Go HERE, find a ministry that interests you and request to join OR contact Pastor Ken Johnson to help you find a good fit.

Serve at Evergreen

Don't miss an opportunity to use the talents and skills that God has given you. It doesn't matter what talents you possess, there's a spot for you to serve your church family and meet some great people in the process! Go to the web HERE or go on our app and select Next Steps.

DOWNLOAD OUR APP!

Get out your smart phone and look up “Evergreen Bloomington” in your app store. This will be the tool you need, as an Evergreen attender, to be up-to-date on all the news, events and happenings here. You can:

Remember to turn notifications on. We’ll use those to give you critical messages like snow cancellations and other important reminders. Questions? Contact Kathy Grunditz.

Google Play Store      iTunes App Store

 


Multi-location News

30 Year Anniversary Celebration

Save the Date!

Sunday, August 19,5:00-8:00 PM, Place TBD. Evergreen is turning 30 years old! So we're throwing an all-location celebration and would love for you and your family to join us. We'll be looking back at all the Lord has done, and looking forward to what the Lord might have for us in a promising future. Rally your small group, church friends, and all in your sphere of influence as we would love for every person to attend.

Mission Week Training

This summer we will be doing a mission trip to our city and like any short-term mission trip there is training to be done to prepare for it. Please plan to attend if any of the following are true for you:

  1. You know you should share your faith more 
  2. You want to be equipped to share the Gospel
  3. It’s time to step outside of your comfort zone
  4. You have a desire to be used by the Lord
  5. You will be participating in the summer mission trip

The method we will be training with is easy to lean and family friendly. After the training, we'll go out in teams and practice. Bring some snacks for the family to eat while you are out or bring money to pick up lunch. Not only will you leave being more confident in sharing your faith, but the Lord just might use you in someone else’s life. Questions? Contact Pastor Rob Busse.

TRAINING SESSIONS AVAILABLE:

Immigrant Hope-Bloomington

Immigrant Hope, directed by Pastor Jeff Groen of Evergreen-Bloomington, is a non-profit organization that was created to serve the immigrant community in Bloomington and the Twin Cities south metro area with the HOPE of the gospel, HELP finding a pathway to legal residency, and a HOME in a church that cares for their needs. The staff is accredited by the Department of Justice and meets with immigrants, helping them understand their options and, if able, providing low-cost immigration legal services. Immigrant Hope – Bloomington is located in the Admin Wing here at Evergreen Church-Bloomington. Questions? Contact bloomington@immigranthope.org or 952-564-3767.

Finance Department Opening

We’re looking for a church member to join the Finance Department at the all location office in the Evergreen-Bloomington location. This is a full-time position working with all aspects of church finances. The ideal candidate will understand accounting, electronic transactions and human resources. Please send your resume to jbird@evergreenchurch.com.

Bakers Needed!

2018 GCC Pastors & Leaders Conference

June 21-22, Evergreen-Bloomington. Our churches are affiliated with Great Commission Churches (GCC). Each year, GCC has a pastors & leaders conference somewhere in the U.S. This year, it will be held at Evergreen-Bloomington. We will be hosting over 200 GCC pastors and leaders and we need your help! We're looking for baked goods for their break times. You can even get reimbursed for the cost of the groceries you need to make your item(s)! If you would like to assist with this wonderful event by giving of your time and talents, please email the church office at office@evergreenchurch.com or call Jeanne-Ann at 952-564-3762.

Classified Ads Online

Do you have something for sale, a room for rent, a business to advertise? Our classified ads come from and are available to all our locations, online. If you're a member (you have gone through the New Member’s Seminar and have signed the Membership Covenant) you can submit an ad by filling out the online form HERE.

The Classified can be seen online HERE.

men’s support & recovery

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 PM, Evergreen Church-Bloomington (2300 E 88th Street, Bloomington). Room 128.  For those with life-controlling behaviors. Contact Dick George at menssupport@evergreenchurch.com or 612-860-8081, please leave a message.

CHRISTIAN MARTIAL ARTS

Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 PM, Evergreen-Bloomington, Gym. Have you ever been curious about how ‘martial arts’ can be Christian and biblically based? We train students in the physical, mental, and spiritual character traits to be successful in life and their walk with Christ. All ages 7 years old and older (adults included) are welcome. For more information contact Steve Mohror at steveandalicemohror@gmail.com or 612-729-6123.

UR Fit

Urban Refuge-Downstairs, various days. Join us for some faith-based fitness fun! Classes will encourage everyone, regardless of age or ability, to become more prepared (more fit) to live lives that are healthy and whole so that we are better able to love God and others. Drop-ins of all fitness levels are always welcome and there is no fee. Contact Crystal Vander Heiden at crystalvandy@gmail.com or 952-687-1217 for the schedule.

 

 

 

  

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