Bloomington News

Southgate School Supply Drive

Friday, July 28-Sunday, August 27, Drop off box in the Gathering Space. We’re collecting school supplies for the children and families of Southgate Apartments.  This was a HUGE blessing for them last year. The biggest needs are backpacks (elementary & middle school), spiral bound notebooks, #2 pencils, crayons, rulers, markers, children's scissors, facial tissue, different color folders, 2" 3-ring binders, pencil pouches, loose leaf paper, earbuds, colored pencils, highlighters, etc. Supplies will be distributed on Sunday, August 27 from 5-7 PM. Want to volunteer? Contact April Lund at

Go HERE for the official Valley View Elementary school 2017-18 School Supply List

Multi-Ethnic Conversations

Session 2

Tuesday, August 8, 7:00-8:30 PM, Room 200. Please join us as we continue to have healthy and productive conversations about race and the Church. We’re happy to report that Session 1 was very well attended and very encouraging! Our goal is to continue to grow in unity as a Body. We hope to see you there! Questions? Contact Sergio Choy at

Changes at Evergreen


Evergreen will no longer be a drop-off site for aluminum cans. The collection of the cans started in 2010.  A total of $6,202 was raised from the sale of the cans. Thank you so much for your generosity in the past. It was a wonderful source of support for our Hope Full ministry in Haiti.


This annual event has been a part of our church for many years. We will be taking a break from the sale this year and we will reevaluate the possibility of its return in the spring of 2018.

Questions? Contact Tim Weber at

Small Group Leader Training

Wednesday, July 26 OR Thursday, August 3, 6:30-9:30 PM, Room 200. Evergreen "has many parts, and God has put each part just where He wants it.” Has God designed YOU to lead? If so, consider becoming a Small Group Leader at Evergreen. We invite current apprentices and anyone interested in the challenging and rewarding role of SG leadership. We'll equip you to lead others. R.S.V.P at or 952-895-1773 for 1 of the 2 identical training sessions. Questions? Call Pastor Jeff at 612-250-3539.

Evergreen Sonshine Kidz

EVERY SUNDAY | 5:00-7:30 PM

What an exciting time for Evergreen! Sonshine Kidz 2017 has been INCREDIBLE!! Our church is rallying together to love our community and they're responding. God is slowly growing relationships and our influence in the community. Please come and join us! We meet at the Southgate Apartment complex (8100 12th Ave S, Bloomington) every Sunday from now until August 20. There's a place for everyone whether you have kids or not. Hope to see you this Sunday. Questions? Contact Pastor Tim Weber at 952-240-0149.

Road Construction

86th Street between Bloomington Avenue and 17th Avenue will be closed starting Monday, June 26. This closure will last approximately 1-2 months to accommodate sanitary sewer installation on 86th Street as part of the 2016-501 Bloomington Avenue Sanitary Sewer Project. A detour will be provided that utilizes 12th Avenue, 90th Street and Old Cedar Avenue during the closure.


Multi-location News


For three weeks in August, Evergreen, The Rock, and The Urban Refuge, will be uniting around a special message series called “United by the Core.” You will hear messages from gifted pastors and testimonies from members sharing an array of faith-inspiring stories. These three weeks will stir up your faith, hope and love! 


This year we are spotlighting "Core Value 1: Grace & Love" with a message series entitled, The Burning Heart of God. At the very core of God is a burning, passionate, inexhaustible love--a love so great that God put his precious Son in our place – bearing the wrath and punishment for our sin. Why? For God so loved the world!

Women UNITE 2017

All Location Women's Worship

Saturday, August 12, 7:00-8:30 PM, The Urban Refuge (5500 Chicago Ave, S. Minneapolis). All women of Evergreen, The Rock & The Urban Refuge are invited to come together as sisters to praise and worship our Father. We’ll have women from all locations represented in the worship team, praying for us, or reciting uplifting messages or scripture. Reunite with sisters past and meet some new ones! Pick up an invitation at church to post on your fridge or invite a girlfriend! Light refreshments following. $$ Donations for this are appreciated. Questions? / 612-338-7226.

As a courtesy to our neighbors, please be sure to park in the parking lot (small so come early) or on Chicago Avenue. Do not park on the north side of 55th Street. Thank you for your consideration.

Watch a clip from last year HERE.

Pre-Marriage Class


Mondays, September 18-November 27, 7:00-8:30 PM, Evergreen-Bloomington, Room 119. This 11-week class is designed to give couples a godly perspective of marriage and equip them based on Biblical principles and is required if you want an Evergreen or Rock Pastor to perform your wedding or if you want to use the church facilities for your wedding and/or wedding reception.  Childcare is available. Nonrefundable cost is $70/couple. Registration due Sunday, September 3. Pick up a brochure at church or print one HERE. Questions? Contact Phil & Amber Ehrlich at

men’s support & recovery

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 PM, Evergreen Church-Bloomington (2300 E 88th Street, Bloomington). For those with life-controlling behaviors. Contact Adam at or 651-246-6778.


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 or 612-729-6123.

UR Fit

heart, soul, mind & strength

Tuesdays, 6:00-7:00 PM, The Urban Refuge (5501 Chicago Ave. S Mnpls), Gathering Space. Join me for a workout that seeks to nurture all of you– heart, soul, mind, and strength. Open to all who are seeking something more in a group fitness class, let's redefine what it is to be fit. Classes will encourage you to become more fit and to live a life that is healthy and whole so that you are better able to love God and others. Questions? Contact Crystal Vander Heiden at 952-687-1217 or (Check the calendar HERE in case of cancellations)





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