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Lights to the World, Ambassadors for Christ


By Pastor Mark Darling

Jesus gave us, his followers, a life defining mission. It’s a way of life; a calling that is intended to permeate every aspect of our life. It gives everything about our lives divine and eternal significance and meaning. Jesus told us we are to be lights to the world and ambassadors for Jesus Christ. Come join us for this new series and learn how to fulfill the divine calling God has given to each of us.

Host International Student For Thanksgiving

Thursday, November 23, 2017. Is there room at your table? One of the greatest desires of international students and scholars is to be invited into an American’s home. Thanksgiving is a great opportunity to meet that desire. Students can experience the holiday with an American family and learn more about American culture. There are two hosting opportunities through USA Homestays and the Hospitality Center for Chinese (HCC). Sign up to host through USA Homestays HERE or sign up to host through Hospitality Center for Chinese HERE. Questions? Contact Marc Holtey at

Faithwalkers Housing

Friday, December 29 - January 1, Embassy Suites Downtown (101 E Locust St), Des Moines, Iowa. Looking for a hotel room for Faithwalkers? The Rock has reserved 16 rooms. The cost is roughly $350 per room. The deadline to book a room in this block is November 29. The hotel is about a 15-minute walk to the Convention, and offers shuttle service. Questions? Contact Nick Krogstad at

two ways to book a room:

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Faithwalkers 2017

Between Two Worlds

December 29 – January 1, Iowa Event Center - Des Moines, Iowa. As followers of Jesus Christ, we live as aliens and strangers in a foreign land. This world is not our home. We look to the heavenly kingdom which is to come. How do we as Christians practically live between these two worlds? Come and learn how to live for the world to come. Come to Faithwalkers Midwest. For more information and to register, go to

Faithwalkers is a yearly conference, hosted by Great Commission Churches, for young and old followers of Christ to be motivated and encouraged in their walk of faith. The conference features passionate worship, practical Biblical teaching, and fellowship with believers from throughout the US and the world.

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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