CHRISTIAN PUBLIC LEADER SITE LIST

IMPORTANT NOTE

The Mentor Christian Public Leader Sites for CPL for MDivs is now available and sites will be available for calls and visits until early September 2014. Looking to review sites for the CPL program for MAs? Click here to email Tim Coltvet!

Abiding Savior Lutheran Church, Mounds View, MN 55112-5929 - MAP
Suburban neighborhood Local Outreach Tanzania Partnership Strong Stewardship Practices Many Volunteers Caring Environment Focus on Children Healthy, Vibrant Congregation
Alley Shoppe, Saint Paul, MN 55106-2599 - MAP
ministry to people in poverty,immigrants and refugees urban ministry Job skill programs 45 year old volunteer run organization multi-faith ministry listening ministry
Augustana Care, Minneapolis, MN 55404-1395 - MAP
Inner city, multifaith, refugee and immigrant population, mental illness, addiction, veterans, PTSD, clinical work, hospital, elder care/seniors, chaplaincy, housing available!
[SITE FULL] Bethany Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55406-3289 - MAP
* revitalization grounded in a strong neighborhood context * building a multi-generational church community in a way that uses the strengths and gifts of all * urban setting
Bethel Evangelical Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55407 - MAP
environmental justice reconciling in Christ shared ministry/building with two organizations & two Hispanic congregations service oriented sharing resources with our neighborhood
Bethlehem Lutheran Church / Spirit Garage, Minneapolis, MN 55403 - MAP
* Seeker Sensitive * Grassroots * Rock & Roll Worship (Psalm 150 style worship including loud crashing cymbals) * Inner City * Partnership Congregation
Calvary Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55407-2696 - MAP
Mission Support & Stewardship; Green Team (Environment); Racial Equity Team (Race & multicultural); LGBTQ ministry; Emergency Food Shelf; Young Adult; Food Shelf; Urban Arts
Christ the King Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-3396 - MAP
Christ the King is a medium-sized suburban congregation that deeply values worship, music, intergenerational ministries and mission (both local and global).
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Washington, IL 61571-1932 - MAP
traditional worship, Child Care Leadership, Administration, Synod and Conference Leadership, Community service, Tornado recovery
Faith Evangelical Lutheran Church, Balsam Lake, WI 54810-0245 - MAP
Ecumenical, educational, strong community ties, Youth and Family Minister also on staff, strong synod ties, warm and welcoming, many new members and young families. Pick us!
Faith-Lilac Way Lutheran Church, Robbinsdale, MN 55422-1797 - MAP
* collaborative ministry with 7 other ELCA congregation; * FLWers love Seminarians * Strategic Planning this year * Stewardship; Evangelism outreach * Great people!
First Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55106-4428 - MAP
revitalization, multicultural work, multi faith outreach, food justice, youth and family outreach, creative worship and preaching emphasis, RIC, entrepreneurial, outdoor ministry
First Lutheran Church, New Richmond, WI 54017-1168 - MAP
Flexible Mainline theology with evangelical heart Young families Variety Strategic visioning
[SITE FULL] First Lutheran Church of Columbia Heights, Minneapolis, MN 55421-3195 - MAP
traditional ministry multicultural ministry active laity women in ministry
Grace University Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55116-1223 - MAP
University site, Lutheran campus ministry, near major medical center, healing and hospitality, progressive, intergenerational, justice and peace, ISAIAH member, strong worship
Hamline Church United Methodist, Saint Paul, MN 55104-1299 - MAP
revitalization, youth ministry, children's and family ministry, spiritual development, campus ministry, women's spirituality, food justice, elder care, reconciling congregation
Hope Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55119-4506 - MAP
Multicultural work with school children & adults is ongoing. Neighborhood Outreach is key. Social Justice work thru ISAIAH, art shows, & uncommon conversations are fun and awesome!
House of the Rock, Atlanta, GA 30308-1281 - MAP
creative church, campus ministry, urban ministry, food ministry, beer and hymns, pub theology, young adult faith formation, creative marketing
Humble Walk, St Paul, Minnesota 55102 - MAP
Mission start. Bar events. Park events. Community building. All-ages.
Immanuel Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1999 - MAP
strong intergenerational involvement, vocational emphasis, ministry in community (direct services and advocacy), liturgical, music ministry spanning all ages.
Lake Nokomis Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55417-1497 - MAP
inclusive public welcome (RIC) affordable housing collaborative (Riverview Apts) community food shelf shelter for families experiencing homelessness(2015) life-long faith formation
Living Joy, Prior Lake, MN 55372-0070 - MAP
This is a decidedly unique context. Two faith communities (St. Mary Magdalene and River of Joy) combining to birth a new faith community- Living Joy.
Living Waters Lutheran Church, Circle Pines, MN 55014-1364 - MAP
Intergenerational, community outreach, food pantry, community ministerial, work w/ LSS, active in Scouting, interreligious visits, stewardship, environmental justice, revitalizing
Living Word Lutheran Church, Buda, TX 78610-0412 - MAP
GLBT/RIC outreach; missional mindset; local service and relationship projects; families with young children; regional ministry (7+ ZIP codes)
Lord Of Life Lutheran Church, Lakeville, MN 55044-6140 - MAP
Relationships, grace based, Christ centered, faith building, Spirit driven, welcoming, community presence, relevant, authentic, striving to honor all people, blended worship style.
Lutheran Church of the Resurrection, Roseville, MN 55113-1935 - MAP
Reconciling in Christ, steeped in liturgical rites and rituals, Biblical preaching, community of moral discernment, creation care, music ministries, impacting the community/world
Lydia's Place, Saint Paul, MN 55108 - MAP
church planting, faith in daily life, faith in public square, vocational, missional, imaginative, collaborative, Spirit-led, Lutheran 3.0
Macalester Plymouth United Church, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1949 - MAP
Worship revitalization Visual arts Environmental justice Campus Outreach Youth ministry Children's ministry Relationship with Shift UCC/transgender community Peacemaking
Messiah Lutheran church, Mpls, MN 55404 - MAP
multicultural work, diverse community, community based outreach, nonprofit connected to church
Our Saviour's Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55441-4759 - MAP
Social justice Faith based community organizing Neighborhood diversity Homeless Shelter English Learning Center Progressive Theology Reconciling in Christ Neighborhood Bread Oven
Peace Lutheran, LAUDERDALE, MN 55113 - MAP
the arts, justice, slow church movement, creative, preaching, open to all, can-do attitude, neighborhood involvement, home remodelers and maintenance, Ice-shanty builder
Pilgrim Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN, Saint Paul, MN 55105-1646 - MAP
Shared ministry, outreach to hungry minds & souls, contemplative worship, explorations of cognitive inclusivity, implementing new strategic plan, deep involvement of children/youth
Prince of Peace Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN 55428-1691 - MAP
Large suburban congregation with many opportunities to engage in congregational care, outreach, missions, teaching and worship.
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55113-3499 - MAP
local/global mission connections community involvement and imagination
Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, Largo, FL 33770-1597 - MAP
We hosted a German student in 2010 for a 6 week "internship." In that span of time we were able to give her a variety of experiences that captured the heart of parish ministry.
[SITE FULL] Redeemer Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55405-1290 - MAP
Redevelopment, diverse neighborhood, Lutheran Volunteer Corps, youth leadership, multicultural, community bread oven, bike shop, coffeebar, housing, music, after-school, urban
Saint Mark Lutheran Church, St. Paul, MN 55102-3315 - MAP
Multifaith relations, stewardship, education, music, youth, high school, missions...
[SITE FULL] Salem English Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55408 - MAP
Transformational. Redevelopment. Holy Spirit. Ecumenical. Urban. Progressive. Partnerships. Prophetic. Old and New. Young Adults. Creative. Diversity. Imagination. Healthy.
Shobi's Table Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55103 - MAP
Mission development social justice food access food truck poverty homelessness mental illness chemical dependency multi faith and multi ethnic work force development
St Paul Lutheran Church, Wyoming, Minnesota 55092 - MAP
We are in the process of discerning how God is shaping us for service to His world. We are working on new ways in which we can partner with local org. to serve the Wyoming area.
St. John Lutheran Church, Fargo, ND 58103-4990 - MAP
We are an outgoing congregation, that is, we thrive on reaching into our community. We support many different hunger initiatives, both in our community and globally.
St. Mark's Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55109 - MAP
First Ring Suburb Music ministry Drama Ministry Multi-staff Pastoral Leadership transition Re-visioning mission and structure Strong CYF ministries Debt free
St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55113-4073 - MAP
worship,commissioned liturgies,committed to the common good, education, mature faith, generous stewards, engaged youth,food,fun,fellowship,grace, music, inclusive, benevolence
St. Paul's Ev. Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55404-2799 - MAP
*Urban *Evangelical *Cross-Cultural- four congregations share bldg. *Vibrant & Friendly *Intense mentoring *Entrepreneurial- home to several non-profits
St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1131 - MAP
multicultural, bilingual, outreach, arts, youth
St. Paul-Reformation Lutheran Church, Saint Paul, MN 55104-6540 - MAP
Excellent preaching and liturgy; social justice; GLBT inclusion; catechumenate; education (Godly Play); multicultural congregation; community organizing.
St. Stephen Lutheran Church, White Bear Lake, MN 55110-7398 - MAP
intergenerational; casual; diverse; inclusive; revitalizing children, youth and family; mission; Gospel focused; welcoming
St. Stephen's Lutheran Church, West St. Paul, MN 55118 - MAP
* first-ring suburban * revitalization * Spanish-speaking Latino ministry * Ministry to the Ismlamic World through Lutheran Mideast Development(Turkey)
Stordahl Lutheran Church, Zumbrota, MN 55992-5149 - MAP
Rural ministry with a large number of elderly members as well as a faithful group of young families. There are 7 students making their Affirmation of Faith this fall and 6 to start
The Bridge Market and Faith Community, Saint Charles, MO 63301 - MAP
*new mission start *emergent ministry *ministry of presence *"third place" *social justice *ministry in a coffee house
The Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, Minneapolis, MN 55407-1047 - MAP
Multicultural. We are in an American setting, but also seek inspiration for our work in Norway. We are engaged in revitalization as we have to reinvent to stay current.
Valley of Peace Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55422-4199 - MAP
Church that is just leaning into its public voice and stretching beyond local ministry. Moving toward RIC and public engagement in social justice. Growing number of young families.
Woodlake Lutheran Church, Minneapolis, MN 55423-3698 - MAP
Woodlake is a fairly traditional congregation in a first-tier suburb. It will support a mission development: bilingual dinner church (Spanish/English) on Sunday evenings.