RARE Leadership Conference: Where Faith, Brain Science and Relationships converge

Have you ever wondered why some of your parenting efforts fall short? Ever wondered why accountability groups often don’t work? Ever been frustrated that people sometimes disengage emotionally from you? Have you discovered the difference between leadership and management in areas in which you are a leader?

Good leaders are RARE, indeed. Here is your opportunity to learn and practice the secrets of relationship-based, faith-based leadership from nationally known speaker Dr. Marcus Warner, head of Deeper Walk Ministries.The material taught by Dr. Warner at the conference can be applied directly to your parenting, church group involvement, and work settings.

He co-authored the book RARE Leadership with Dr. Jim Wilder, who as a neurotheologian integrates brain science into the crucial area of leadership,

Saturday, October 6, 2018. 8:30 - 5:00

Wood Lake Meeting Center, 210 Woodlake Dr. SW

Cost: $99.00. Price for adding CEU’s: $119.00

Lunch catered by The Canadian Honker and included in the conference cost. 6 pre-approved CEU’s for counselors.

To register go to or email

Local contact: Julie Zuehlke (612-978-5730)

Calvary Community Sheep & Shepherding Series

Calvary Community mini-congregation is holding a special learning and outreach experience. If you like Aha! learning moments you’ll love CSI (Calvary Sheep Institute). The series is focused on sheep, shepherds, and the Savior. You will even meet some 4-legged friends!

Sunday mornings at 9 am in the Gym, July 1 -August 26. You are encouraged to invite friends.

Shepherd Book coverJuly 1 - CSI Introduction, Overview of the Series
July 8 - SHEEP!! Learn about and from the four-legged friends
July 15 - A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 (verses 1-3)
July 22 - A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23 (verses 4-6)
July 29 - Sheep, Shepherds and the Savior (The Bible, Old Testament)
Aug. 5 -  Sheep, Shepherds and the Savior (The Bible, New Testament)
Aug. 12 - The Good Shepherd: Jesus and the John 10 insights
Aug. 19 - Sheep and Sacrifice: God's provision for IMPERFECT people
Aug. 26 - The GET-AWAY MEAL: Actual PASSOVER meal learning experience

The book we will be using for this class is titled "A Shepherd Looks at Psalm 23" by W. Phillip Keller -  book available for purchase in class for $2 each.

CareFest On Wheels mission to Texas

February 23 - March 3, 2018

TEAM Rochester and the citywide church sent buses of skilled people to help rebuild the lives and homes of people in Deweyville, TX, following Hurricane Harvey. Homes that were gutted needed electrical upgrades, plumbing, foundation inspection and repair, sheetrock, tape, painting, and flooring. Some homes needed to be demolished with heavy equipment.

2018 Calvary Ministry Fair

Calvary Ministry Fair

Are you looking for a place to get connected with others or for a way serve? Come to Calvary’s Ministry Fair where you will find a variety of opportunities to connect, learn, and serve. The fair includes refreshments and lunch.

What: 2018 Calvary Ministry Fair
When: Sunday, August 26, 10:00am - 1:00 pm
Where: Gym at Calvary E-Free

Come and connect with Calvary ministries and people. This is a great opportunity to meet ministry leaders and see what is happening this fall at Calvary.

Sign up for Bible studies, community groups, Awana, Worship Ministries, and opportunities to connect, learn & serve!

Calvary's Fall Get-together

Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch Saturday, September 29th, 3pm - 8pm


Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch

Come and join us for some outdoor fun, fellowship, a variety of activities, dinner and s’mores!

Mini-golf, wagon rides, a petting zoo, zip-line, geocachin, and lawn games ... or just come and relax around the campfire with us

Please RSVP by Sept 24th to let us know you’re coming by registering online now.register now

For planning purposes it is important to know how many people are coming.

Ironwood Springs Christian Ranch is located at 7291 County Rd 6 SW, Stewartville.

Seating limited. Bring your lawn chairs. Dinner will be provided.

See you there!

If you have questions, please contact Matt Schekel, or Ingrid Ansell,

Explore God Resource

This resource was featured at a recent evangelism conference and we wanted to let you know about it.  Explore God helps people answer challenging spiritual questions they may have.  There are a variety of discussion guides, articles and films that are available for free.  To learn more visit