Connection will be held at the North Campus on Wednesdays, beginning in September 11, 2019 through May 6, 2020. On October 23, gather at the Downtown Campus for the Global Focus 2019 Kickoff. Due to breaks for the holidays, Connection will not be held Nov 24, Dec 25, Jan 1, or April 8.
To locate classrooms, see an interior map of the North Campus.
Served 4:45–6pm, Room D505 (Gym)
RSVP by Noon on Mondays with the receptionist at 612-455-0800 or sign up at the meal for the following week. Specify your last name and number of meals for adults and children. Cost is $4/adult, $3/child (ages 12 and under), or $15/family.
Join us for worship in song and prayer. These services include testimonies, baptisms, and updates from global partners and short-term teams.
Youth Choir Rehearsals
Wednesdays, Sept 11–May 6, 5:20–6:10pm
Children’s choirs typically sing 4–5 times a year in weekend worship services and special events. During weekly rehearsals, children learn principles of biblical worship and the rudiments of music and singing. If your child is interested in singing in a choir, please come to a rehearsal. New members are welcome throughout the year. Introduce yourself to the choir director, who will help your child get started.
We have three youth choirs ...
Contact: Kevin Shull (612-455-0800 x825)
Family Registration & Check-In
Parents, please register your child(ren) for Wednesday activities and classes, Nursery–Grade 12. When you arrive, please come to a Check-In Kiosk so we can print a name tag for each student.
After worship, students in Grade 3 and younger meet leaders in the Commons. Please pick up your child after class.
Nursery (birth–age 3)
6–8pm, September 12–May 8, Rooms B301, B303, B305
Preschool–Grade 5 Classes
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, various rooms
Leaders guide children in activities to encourage them to grow in the knowledge of Jesus Christ and God’s word.
Grades 6–12 Classes
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, various rooms
Students in Grades 6–12 gather for teaching, fellowship, and small group discussion. Watch for occasional fellowship event details via email.
Mind & Heart
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, Edwards Room (816)
This class for adults of all ages takes its name from 1 Chronicles 22:19: “Now set your mind and heart to seek the Lord your God.” In the Fall, the class will go through the study Tracing God’s Way: An Introduction to Biblical Theology. In the Spring, the class will go through the video series by Pastor John Piper on The Pleasures of God. Homework for an accompanying study will be optional. Leader: TBD.
Men’s Bible Study
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, Room A202
Men in this group will work through a Precept In & Out study during the week and then gather on Wednesday evenings for small group discussion of the homework. The group plans to study the book of Acts. Register by sending an email to Tom Hipkins (leader).
Women’s Bible Study: Galatians
6:50–8pm, September 25–Nov 20, Room C400
This women’s group will meet take part in the current Women’s Bible Study of Galatians. We look forward to inductive study of the Word and interactive discussion. Learn more & register.
Outreach Workshop: Befriending Unbelievers
6:50–8pm, January 8–May 6, Room A200
Join us for a discussion and action based class exploring how we can follow Jesus in reaching the lost around us. Pastor Vince Johnson will lead the group through the theology of a God who befriends, and how that practically impacts the way we do evangelism.
All Nations ESL
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, Room D502
This English conversation class (intermediate to advanced) is for adults who wish to improve their conversational skills. Tutors and students spend an hour talking about a topic each week. Students can ask questions, consider the claims of Jesus Christ, and learn about different cultures.
Women’s Study in Mandarin
6:50–8pm, September 25–May 6, Room D500
Women, come examine (in Mandarin Chinese) God’s Word with us! This year we will focus on the book of 2 Thessalonians. Note: This study will begin Sept 25, instead of Sept 11 as listed previously. Instructors: Sue Miao, Wenhong Weber. Register.
Biblical Fundamentals in Mandarin
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, Room D504
Men and women, come join us for an inductive Bible study (in Mandarin Chinese), discussion, and fellowship.
Adult Worship Choir Rehearsals
6:50–8pm, September 11–May 6, Room B306
The mission of this choir is to tell of God’s faithfulness through a broad range of musical styles. In addition to assisting the congregation in corporate worship, the choir also sings in special events at the North Campus. This choir is open to all adults (Grade 10 and older); no audition required.
North Orchestra Rehearsals
Monthly dates vary, 7–8:15pm, Sanctuary
Wednesdays, Sept 18, Oct 9, Nov 6, Dec 4, Jan 8, Feb 19, March 18, April 8 (different time TBD) & April 29
This full orchestra joins worship services (typically once a month) at the North Campus. We’re committed to expressing worship through a wide range of historic, current, and cross-cultural styles of instrumental praise. This orchestra is open to anyone with at least a high-school-level playing ability. Audition may be required; musicians may join at any time.