We are developing new spaces for women and children to be safe, heal from trauma, and prepare for a better life. Sign up as a volunteer (individuals and groups welcomed) to help with an upcoming project. Skilled and unskilled workers needed. Donations are helpful to cover costs. Menards gift cards are also helpful. Thanks so much!
On the evening of Saturday, October 7th, 2017, "Paths of Life", our 19th Annual Gala will include a silent auction, Keith Stevens (Emcee) from KTIS, Ministry Highlights and Stories, and Point of Grace in Concert at the Earle Brown Center. Please join us!
Registration has begun. Purchase your tickets now.
See you there!
This event was rescheduled from May 20 due to weather conditions. This event is rescheduled to August. The Dwelling Place will participate in this annual international event, sponsored by Nystrom and Associates, on August 5 in Anoka. More information at: Walk A Mile
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!
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
Join a rally in your community on MARCH 7. More info at http://www.mcbw.org/
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!
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
Registration forms available online at: www.nystromcounseling.com/walkAmile.
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!