The God of all grace, who has called you to his eternal glory in Christ, will himself restore, support, strengthen, and establish you.
I Peter 5:10
Mondays, 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Thursdays, 10 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Numbers to enter the Free Store are handed out at 8:30 a.m. and 12:15 p.m. on Monday; and 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday. If you have an emergency, call the church office at 612-870-4416 regarding scheduling a Tuesday appointment.
Spring/Summer Free Store Donations
Good things are happening! Some of our Free Store shoppers have gotten into new homes and are looking for pots, pans, dishes, sheets, blankets and towels. They could use anything that makes an apartment a home. It’s best if these items were gently used and clean before they are donated to us.
Also, as the weather begins to change, the Free Store needs to provide for folks who are looking for spring and summer clothes. We are always in need of men’s clothing in all sizes.
Please go through the things in your home and see if they might become a donation to the Free Store. Reach out to friends and family as they also may have clothes and household items looking for a new home. Our donation hours are Sunday: 9:00 a.m.–1:00 p.m.; and Monday–Thursday: 9:00 a.m.–3:00 p.m. If you have a car full, pull up to the loading dock on 4th Ave., ring the bell and someone will help you unload. If you only have a bag or two, you can bring in your donations to the red bin by the welcome desk.
Changes to Restoration Center
The Restoration Center has returned to our regular schedule. We are still taking precautions, encouraging masks and managing the number of guests to enter the store at a given time.
The community meal is back in the great room! Guests are invited to join us on Monday mornings when the meal is served at 11:30 a.m. If you are uncomfortable being in the space, feel free to take a bag lunch “to go.”