Our desire is to proclaim the glory of God to a watching world. We want to see men discipled through the Word of God and active in their faith by loving people, sharing the gospel and teaching others to observe what Jesus commanded in the Bible.
Scheduled throughout the year
Build friendships through shared interests, fun activities and service. Approximately once a month, these opportunities are designed for men to connect more personally with one another. Invite friends and neighbors. Follow the men's Facebook page to get the latest details.
CHICAGO-STYLE SOFTBALL GAME
Sunday, August 19, 2–5pm, Welcome Park in Crystal
Guys, grades 8 and older, get some exercise while connecting with others. All athletic abilities welcome (no gloves, large "mushball" used). Sundae bar following.
Thursday–Sunday, September 13–16, Sawbill Lake Campground
Join other guys for an edge-of-the Boundary Waters Canoe Area camp outing. The beauty of God’s creation in the wilderness and the fellowship of brothers is refreshing to the soul. This tent camping experience provides a taste of the Boundary Waters without the equipment portages. We'll be in rustic, Superior National Forest campsites with access to vehicles and day canoe trips into the BWCA with opportunities for fishing (valid Minnesota fishing license and gear required), hiking and quiet time. Sawbill Lake outfitters offers canoe/gear rental. Inexperienced campers welcome. Limited to 12 men, post high school. Cost: $90–175 (depending on equipment rental needs). Includes $25 non-refundable deposit. Get details upon registration and on Sunday, August 12, 7–8:30pm, NHC Cafe.
Retreat: Lead me–A Call to follow
Friday–Sunday, October 5-7, Camp Lebanon
Details and registration available by September.
Men's bible Studies
Mondays, October–May, 6:30–8:30pm, Parent/Child Room
Through study, encouragement, service and prayer this group is challenged to better understand and apply the truths from the Bible.
Wednesdays, September–April, 6:30–8pm, Family Center A1
This an opportunity for men of all ages to gather for the specific purpose of following of Jesus together in community. Practically, this objective is accomplished through prayer, intentional relationships and Bible Study.
Fridays, ongoing, 8am, Sandberg Chapel
This multigenerational group of men digs into studying individual books of the Bible and discussion. Newcomers are welcome. No need to register.
Monday MEN & WOMEN'S STUDY
Mondays, September 17–January 14, 6:30-8:30pm, Sandberg Chapel
Philippians: How to Have Joy inductive study by Kay Arthur. How do I live the Christian life joyfully regardless of people or circumstances? What is the purpose of suffering and the Christian perspective on death? Discover true, deep-down joy that the world cannot take away. Study includes DVD lecture, approximately five hours of intensive weekly homework and group discussion. Cost: $21. Followed by Exodus: Let My People Go, January 21–April 22.