Parachurch Directory

A Brooks MetroStudy
These are Christian organizations assisting Twin Cities churches
Covers only organizations having a physical presence in our metro
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This Directory is under development. Only a small sampling of parachurch organizations is shown here as preliminary examples of how this online Directory is likely to look and function. Some organizations will have a More ... link for additional information from Church Scouts interviews.
Arrive Ministries
Refugee reception and placement services (part of Transform Minnesota)
World-wide nonprofit ministry focused on providing Bible-based evangelism and discipleship solutions for ages 2-18
Bible Study Fellowship
Bible study
Each week more than 2,000 classes and groups meet for Bible study in 40 countries (? in Twin Cities)
City Vision
Primary source of statistical data on Twin Cities churches and culture; publishes the 185-page CityView Report; helps local churches Identify ethnic, religious and cultural trends; connects churches to needs, trends and opportunities through partnerships, events and education
Community Bible Study
Bible study groups
Bible studies for all age groups and stages of life, from classes for toddlers and teens to classes for adults who are single and married; International organization with dozens of classes in Twin Cites
Campus Crusade for Christ; win, build and send Christ-centered disciples
Damacus Way
Christian halfway house program serving men with criminal histories (part of transform Minnesota)
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
For coaches, athletes and fans, uniting two passions – faith and athletics – to impact the world for Christ
Freedom Works
Safe and encouraging living environment that guides men coming out of addictions and/or incarceration into new relationships, positive support systems and Christ-centered studies; resources for career development and housing stability
Mentor Corps
Recovery and reentry
The Corps is made up of men and women trained and coached to mentor a holistic Christian approach to renewal, recovery and reentry for people coming out of addictions and incarceration
Minneapolis Young Life
Guide young people towards Jesus Christ and inspire them to live the life God created them to live; 70 leaders; 250 students coming to weekly club
New Life Family Services
Adoption services, pregnancy help and healing after abortion
Salvation Army
Spiritual, social, and emotional assistance for men and women who have lost the ability to cope with their problems and provide for themselves; residential housing, work, and group and individual therapy
Search Twin Cities
Facilitating meaningful examination of ultimate issues concerning life and God foran intellectually robust faith
Tree House
Programs are designed to meet social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual needs of at-risk teens
Urban Ventures
Community development
A faith-based community organization in South Minneapolis serving one of the most under-resourced neighborhoods in the metro; in 2017, 59 employees partnered with 803 neighborhood families and 993 volunteers, investing over half a million hours in building a stronger community
IDEA: Referral list
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