The Dwelling Place Gala 2017

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.

More Gala Photos

More Gala Photos

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. 

My Post Gala Gift

Key Gala Volunteer Coordinator

Calley Fischer

Welcome to Gala Volunteer Coordinator, Calley Fischer, who assists Gala volunteers with placement, communication, and support!

We thank God for Calley! 

We currently need help decorating, greeting guests, administering the silent auction, helping with behind the scenes tasks, and more.

For a description and timing of each volunteer position, please go to our Gala Volunteer Registration Site at the link below.

We couldn't put on an event like this without volunteers like you! Thanks for considering volunteering with us!

You truly make the Gala a wonderful time of celebration for all!

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