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Pre-Marriage Class


Mondays, February 19 - April 30, 7:00-8:30 PM, Evergreen-Bloomington, Room 119. Do you want an Evergreen/Rock/Urban Pastor to perform your wedding? Or do want to hold your wedding at one of our facilities?  If so, you’re required to attend this 11 week premarital class. Designed to give couples a godly perspective of marriage and equip them based on Biblical principles. Childcare available. Nonrefundable cost is $70/couple. Registration due Sunday, February online HERE or by filling out the brochure online HERE. Questions? Send an email.

All Location Marriage Conference


Friday, February 16, 6:30 to 9:00 PM, Evergreen-Lakeville & Saturday, February 17, 8:30 AM to Noon, Evergreen-Bloomington. Great marriages are built brick by brick, painstakingly, over a long period of time, with one little act of love at a time. Please join Evergreen’s founding pastors, Brent Knox and Mark Darling, as they share their greatest marriage lessons of love. They have been brick-laying with their wives for over 37 years. Compelling communication projects will be included to practically help you with your brick-laying.

Friday, Session 1: Brent teaches on the foundation of our need for relationship and Romans 12:15. Followed by communication project.
Saturday, Session 2: Mark teaches on how a husband should love his wife. Followed by a communication project.
Saturday, Session 3: Mark teaches on how a wife should love her husband. Followed by a communication project.

$15 per couple online only by Monday, February 5 HERE.

Contact Pastor Mike Olmstead at

Multi-location News

GCC Newsletter

Online or in print

Evergreen, The Rock & the Urban Refuge are part of a larger association of churches called Great Commission Churches. A newsletter is printed quarterly to provide information on how God is using GCC in His Kingdom. Please go online and read all about it.

Rollerson Family Send-Off

Sunday, January 21, 11:30 AM, The Urban Refuge, Gathering Space. The Urban Refuge is an Evergreen Location in south Minneapolis.  For the last three years, Rev. Terrance Rollerson has been doing a pastoral fellowship with Urban Refuge Pastors Andy and Chad and we are thankful for his contributions to our church family. Beginning in February, Terrance will be the new lead pastor at Hope Church, a multi-ethnic church community in Detroit, MI. Any interested may join a sendoff celebration and time of prayer for the Rollerson family after the Urban Refuge service. You can also contact Terance 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.





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5501 Chicago Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55417

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