May 20

"Bless A Mom - Bless A Child" Spring Fundraiser for The Dwelling Place

Be a blessing giver to mothers and their children during our spring fundraising event.  Our goal is big -- our prayers are many -- to provide for the needs of families who seek a new beginning in our homes.  Thank you for building up a storehouse of blessings for each family to have a safe place to call home and the supportive care they need to move forward with hope.   Thank you!

12:30 pm12:30

Joyful Noise Music Festival

  • National Sports Center

Look for The Dwelling Place at Joyful Noise this summer!  The Dwelling Place booth will be located in the Family Zone on Saturday, June 10.  We are please to partner with KTIS 98.5 in providing this event to our community.

7:00 am07:00

The Path Forward: Business and Civic Leaders Breakfast

A complimentary event sponsored by The Dwelling Place for Business and Civic Leaders in our community.

Please note: Due to server maintenance March 31 and April 1,  the registration site will not be available Friday, March 31 or Saturday, April 1.  Registration has been extended to provide access to registration on Sunday, April 2. Thank you.

For more information and to register: Click Here

Location: Faith Christian Reformed Church; 1600 Silver Lake Road, New Brighton, MN

3:30 pm15:30

2017 Domestic Violence Homicide Memorial

Sponsored by the Minnesota Coalition for Battered Women, the Memorial was held at the St. Paul Women's Club on Summit Avenue on January 31.  In 2016, at least 18 women and 3 children/men were murdered in Minnesota due to domestic violence.  The memorial is held in connection with the release of the 2016 Femicide Report provided by the MCBW (link provided on our website.)  Monica Groves, Mission Advancement Director, attended the memorial on behalf of The Dwelling Place.

9:15 am09:15

Substance Moms Group

  • Substance Church

On Wednesday, January 18th, Mission Advancement Director, Monica Groves, will be sharing stories of Christ's transformative love in the lives of those we serve with Substance Moms of Substance Church, Spring Lake Park.

All mothers are welcome! 

2:00 pm14:00

Living Christ Lutheran Church

Mission Advancement Director, Monica Groves, shared the annual "Advent by Candlelight" event with the women of Living Christ Lutheran Church in Chanhassen, MN.  They provided a wonderful afternoon with a holiday tea and a beautiful service of music and scripture.  The "Advent by Candlelight" event provided support for The Dwelling Place. Thank you, Living Christ Lutheran Church!

9:00 am09:00

Presbyterian Women of the Twin Cities Fall Gathering

Linda Wiza, Kristen Nelson, and Monica Groves from The Dwelling Place will join with the Presbyterian Women of the Twin Cities at Calvin Presbyterian Church; 177 Glendale Drive; Long Lake, MN 55356 on Saturday, October 15 to address the topic of domestic abuse and violence and to share how God is transforming lives through Christ's love at The Dwelling Place where women and children have a safe place to call home and the support that helps them move toward abuse-free living.

8:30 am08:30

Lutheran Women's Missionary Association (Twin Cities)

On Saturday, October 15 the Lutheran Women's Missionary Association (Twin Cities) will gather at Mt. Olive Lutheran Church in Anoka, MN where The Dwelling Place will provide Ministry Updates along with a presentation on the importance of ministry to those who have experienced abuse.

8:30 am08:30

Grace Church "Big Serve" Event

Grace Church (Eden Prairie) will have a team at The Dwelling Place as part of  their BIG SERVE event on Saturday, October 8.  We are so grateful for the support, generosity, and planning to create a more beautiful and safe living environment for the women and children staying with us.  Thank you, Grace Church!

8:00 am08:00

Minnesota Church Expo! Edinbrook Church - Brooklyn Park, MN

The Dwelling Place ministry will be in the exhibit area at ENGAGE!, the upcoming Minnesota Church Expo sponsored by the Minnesota Church Ministries Association (M.C.M.A) on October 1.  

The Dwelling Place will provide information

  • about domestic abuse
  • safe shelter and support services
  • individual and church partner opportunities

The Dwelling Place is a ministry where we see God transform the lives of women and children through Christ's love.

Please stop by our exhibit table to visit and learn more about The Dwelling Place ministry!

9:00 am09:00

Edina Covenant Church

The Dwelling Place will join the congregation at Mercy Commons Covenant Church (formerly Edina Covenant) on Sunday morning, September 18.  Information about The Dwelling Place will be provided during the morning service.  Thank you, Mercy Commons Covenant, for the opportunity to be with you and share stories of God's love and peace!

10:00 pm22:00

Scarf Exchange Event

On June 4th, from 10am to noon, there will be a scarf demo and exchange, with the opportunity to donate clean scarves to the women of The Dwelling Place.

Linda Wiza, executive director of The Dwelling Place, will be sharing about our ministry to those in attendance.

Gammelgarden Museum
Scandia, Minnesota 55073

Coffee and treats will be served.

Flyer: feel free to print and post, and email to your friends and family. Thank you!

10:00 am10:00

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault, & Gender Violence

Join the march on May 21, 2016, to help raise awareness about domestic and sexual violence. All proceeds will be donated to the Alexandra House. The walk will take place on May 21, 2016 at 10:00 am at 2015 1st Avenue, Anoka, MN 55303. There are many ways you can participate:

  •     Create a walk team with friends and/or co-workers
  •     Walk as a family
  •     Become a sponsor and exhibitor
  •     Volunteer

Registration forms available online at: www.nystromcounseling.com/walkAmile.

5:00 pm17:00

Lutheran Women's Missionary League Waseca Zone Spring Rally

On April 9, 2016 Executive Director, Linda Wiza, will speak at the Lutheran Women’s Missionary League Waseca Zone Spring Rally at First Lutheran Church in Waldorf, MN. Conference attendees will collect basic needs for our women and children.

Thanks LWML women! Our women and children thank you for your prayers, love and support!

11:00 am11:00

Lakes Free Church Women's Retreat

On Saturday, April 2nd, Executive Director, Linda Wiza, will be speaking at and receiving donations raised from the Lakes Free Church Women's Retreat Silent Auction.  

Many thanks to the women of Lakes for their encouragement and prayers and support!