Mission & Outreach

St. Philip’s Lutheran Church Advocacy Ministry

Advocacy Education:
Provide, Print & Post ELCA (Evangelical Lutheran Church of America) Advocacy Action Items
Post Advocacy Information on the Church Bulletin Board (across the hallway from the Library)
Periodic Speaker Forums

Advocacy Action through Outreach:
Manages the St. Philip’s Food & Clothing Shelf (Monday thru Friday posted hours)
Sponsors ways to serve neighbors in need (ie; Feed My Starving Children, Stepping Stone Emergency Housing)
Collaboration with neighboring Faith Groups, Schools and Families in need

For Information Contact:

Ongoing Mission and Outreach through St. Philip's

  • Food Shelf

St. Philip's does have a food shelf at the church for emergencies. The hours are:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Tuesday & Thursday 2:00 - 4:00 pm

Wednesday Evening 5:00 - 7:00 pm

We also collect food and donations for the local food shelves at CEAP and SACA

  • Community Supper

St. Philip's hosts a weekly community supper on Wednesday evenings at 6:00 pm. Suppers are free and open to the public.

  • Global Mission Team

This group works to help the congregation grow in our understanding of God's people throughout the world so that we might share and receive the word, love, and compassion of Jesus. St. Philip's helps to support missionaries in Japan and we are a Companion Congregation to Bille Lutheran in Nigeria.

Additionally, the Global Missions team volunteers at Global Health Ministries on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 6:00 pm.

  • Knitters and Crocheters:

This group meets on the 4th Monday of the month to make mittens, scarves, hats, and sweaters for children in need.

  • Meals on Wheels

The people of St. Philip's help serve as drivers for Meals on Wheels every 12 weeks. If you are interested in serving as a driver please contact Beth Terpstra at 763.537.9746 and she will let you know the next available date. Check out their website for more information about Meals on Wheels Twin Cities.

  • Quilting

Men and women meet at the church on the first and third Wednesday of the month to make quilts, which are given to people in need.