Nystrom & Associates

Paths of Life Gala 2017

Praise God for the beautiful evening we shared with 500+ guests at the Paths of Life Gala on October 7.

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We enjoyed Keith Stevens and Point of Grace in concert.

Stories of God's healing and joy were shared, that reveal the paths of life God has given our women and their families. We praise God for paths of life and joy forevermore, bearing witness to His presence and care.

Thank you to all who took part

Thank you to our AMAZING VOLUNTEERS! The amount of people it takes to make our gala a beautiful celebration is immense! We couldn't be more grateful to all of you who poured out your hearts and provided your time and talent in such amazing ways. We thank God for you, faithful servants of our Lord!

Thank you to Point of Grace for the stunning and moving entertainment you provided. You were nothing short of spectacular!

Thank you to Zandolee Media for all your help with video production, capturing our gala live, etc.

Thank you to Nystrom & Associates, Ltd. for being our presenting sponsor! And to KempsVictory Auto Service & GlassACR Homes, Tenenz, Inc., Slumberland FurnitureCalvin Christian School, Highpoint Environmental, Ironworks, Rise & Shine, Darin and Julia Glanzer, and Jerry and Marilyn Halseth for sponsoring our gala as well!

Thank you to Keith Stevens of 98.5 KTIS for doing an incredible job emceeing our event!

Thank you to everyone who attended and all who gave a donation! With God's grace, you enable us to continue to serve more and more women and children fleeing domestic abuse!

Thank you to all the businesses and individuals who donated silent auction items!

And of course, certainly not last or least, thank you to our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ for His faithfulness, provision, love, grace, forgiveness, mercy and for the eternal hope that we have in Him and Him alone.

We are so humbled and honored by the abundant love we experienced this past weekend, and can't wait until next year's gala, which will be Saturday, October 6th, so save the date!

Our Gala Goal: $250,000

Funds raised to date: $190,000
Gap remaining: $60,000

These funds provide housing and life-giving services for women and children
renovation of the new home providing for 14 additional women and children

Post Gala donations or pledges received by October 31 will count toward this goal. 

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Paths of Life Annual Gala: Registration Now Open!

Please join us for our 19th Annual Gala: Paths of Life

When: Saturday, October 7, 2017
Location: Earle Brown Center, Brooklyn Center, MN
Emcee: Keith Stevens, Host of the KTIS Family Friendly Afternoon Show
Featured Entertainment: Point of Grace

Point of Grace

Point of Grace

With faith-filled and passionate lyrics, Point of Grace's memorable melodies and soaring harmonies have inspired generations to live boldly and keep God’s love as the foundation of their lives. 

With over 8 million recordings sold, 3 GRAMMY® nominations, multiple Dove awards, and countless accolades, the story of a few gifted college girls with a simple passion to unite and share their musical gifts for the glory of God, continues to evolve and engage thousands of fans, both old and new.


To join us, and help our women and children move forward in God's path for them:

  1. Reserve tickets for the Gala beginning July 1st, 2017

  2. Encourage family, friends, a small group, and work associates to attend the Gala with you

  3. Contribute items to the Silent Auction (Detailed Information)

  4. Promote and share The Dwelling Place Gala on Facebook, and other social media

  5. Pray for Gala 2017 to honor God in every way knowing He alone provides "paths of life"

Advanced registration for individual tickets and tables of 10: July 1 - August 31

Hope to see you there!

Thanks to our presenting sponsor:

Nystrom & Associates

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Register now to take part in "Walk a Mile in Her Shoes"--an event that raises awareness to end rape, sexual assault, and gender violence.

Although the majority of people who walk are men, women and children are invited too!

Our very own Board Chair, Roy Anderson, is walking in the event, which is scheduled for Saturday, May 20th, in Anoka, MN.

We are proud to be a sponsor of such an incredible event!

Money raised will help one of our partners, Alexandra House, a domestic violence crisis shelter located in Blaine.

Hope to see you there!

More information and registration at: https://www.nystromcounseling.com/walkamile/

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes

Brian Nystrom of Nystrom & Associates; TDP Board Chair, Roy Anderson; and Executive Director, Linda Wiza

On Saturday, May 21, 2016, The Dwelling Place participated with 500+ walkers in Walk a Mile in Her Shoes: The International Men's March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, and Gender Violence.

Our board chair, Roy Anderson, was on the planning committee. Also in attendance were our executive director, Linda Wiza, and our mission advancement director, Monica Groves.

It was an honor to sponsor this event, and take part in bringing awareness and funding needed to end domestic abuse.

More than $29.000 was raised for the Alexandra House!

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