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Food in the Hood

Tuesday, August 21 | 4:30–8:30 p.m.
About Food in the Hood

Join us at the Cedar Crest Church location to serve a hot meal and provide a week's worth of groceries to those facing hunger in our community. Volunteers needed to distribute food, serve meals, help as a personal shopper, carry groceries to cars, and clean up. 


Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Source MN Urban Outreach

Wednesday, August 29 | 4:30–7:30 p.m.
About Source MN

Join us at set up and to serve a hot meal and provide groceries to those facing hunger in our community. Volunteers needed to distribute food, serve meals and connect with guests and clients.


Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Hospitality Center for Chinese 

Saturday, September 15 | 4:30–8:30 p.m.
About Hospitality Center for Chinese

The Hospitality Center for Chinese (HCC) desires to share Christ's love through hospitality to Chinese students, scholars, and their families. Activities at HCC cultivate a community of friendship, understanding, and cultural exchange. We will be serving a meal at HCC's Chinese New Year celebration. 


Questions? Contact Elissa Kuert

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Somali Market Visit


Did you know that Minnesota is home to over 75,000 Somali immigrants and the largest Somali Market in the world?! Join us for an amazing cross-cultural experience right in our backyard as we share a meal at the Somali Mall and Mosque in downtown Minneapolis and discuss how we can build bridges to our Muslim friends and neighbors.

Meet at Cedar Valley Church Door #10 at 5:45 p.m. to carpool downtown. 

Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Together For Good / Info Meeting & Host Training


Together For Good creates pathways for the church to offer crisis care and ongoing support for vulnerable children and families in the community. We are continuing to develop our partnership with TFG by hosting this training which is available to Cedar Valley and other churches in the area. 

Questions? Email Pastor Jon


Life Center Mpls

About Life Center Minneapolis

The Life Center is an inner city ministry center that helps people with their basic needs and walks with them on their journey to becoming fully developed members of the body of Christ. We will be serving the Sunday Shelter Meal that the Life Center provides for homeless individuals and families in Minneapolis. 

Questions? Email Pastor Jon

Good in the Hood

About Good in the Hood

Good in the Hood’s Shoe Away Hunger initiative is a unique program designed to provide footwear to those in need while simultaneously addressing the problem of food insecurity in the Twin Cities. Our group will be helping with the much needed task of sorting and cleaning thousands of donated shoes to be distributed throughout the Twin Cities.

Questions? Email Rachel Keller



About Cornerstone

Cornerstone provides resources and support to people in our community in crisis. We will be preparing and serving a meal for 40-50 Cornerstone clients. 

Questions? Contact Melanie Pitts
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Refugee Life Team | Ongoing

Embrace Grace | Ongoing