Lakeville News

May Series: Sexual by Design

It is crystal clear that we live in a sex-crazed culture. There seems to be a growing sense of confusion in all this chaos and a lot of questions that need answers. Where do we look to find the "right" answers? In the beginning, God created male and female to reflect His image to this world. He brought them together and said, "the two shall become one". But how did we get so far off track from His "very good" design? How do we find our way back? One thing the world seems pretty certain about: Christianity is a killjoy, anti-sex religion. Is this really true or does God hold the key to understanding our sexuality. Join us for this series as we look under the covers at God's great design for male and female and the amazing gift of sex.

Administrative Assistant Needed

The worship ministry needs someone who is administratively gifted to assist with scheduling. This would be a weekly commitment of an hour or less. If you are interested, please contact Dave Durry at 952-457-3608 or

Church Survey

Please take a moment to complete the church survey this month. You can go to the site HERE.

Exploring Evergreen

Tuesdays, May 2, 9, 16, 7:00-8:30 PM, Prayer Room. Are you new to Evergreen Church? Have you been around for a while but haven't fully plugged in yet? Join us for a 3 week long small group, where you will learn more about who we are as a church, get a taste of what small group is like and meet some new people. Childcare is provided, just let us know that you need it. Any questions, please contact Jim at 612-203-3786 or Kathy at

Safe Families Info Session/Training

Saturday, April 29, 9:00 AM-12:00 PM, Chapel. If you are interested in volunteering in the Safe Families ministry or would like to become a host family, please plan to attend this information session and training. This will be a great opportunity to ask questions, learn more about the ministry, and complete the required training (for anyone who would like to become a host family). Questions? Please email

**RSVP required! Please visit to sign up.**

Boots & Bling-Father Daughter Dance

Saturday, May 6, 6:30-8:30 PM, North Hall. The Father Daughter Dance will be a little different this year. Dads, take your daughter(s) out on a date prior to the dance, you can even join with other dads/daughters. Use the evening to connect with your daughter, then join us for the dance. Professional photos will be taken, dessert will be provided and there will be lots of fun! Cost is $10 for dad and daughter, $15 max for dads with multiple daughters. Sign up at or at church. To help plan, decorate, or clean up after the event, please contact Christy Holt at

Rochester Update

Sunday, April 30, 10:15 AM & Noon, Chapel. Pastor Paul Johnson will be here to give an update on the progress and status of the possible church plant in Rochester MN.

April Series: Raised to Life

There are significant spiritual ties between the celebration of Jesus’ death and resurrection and baptism. In April, we will clear up some of the misconceptions about this watery ritual and celebrate Easter by having baptisms. If you’re interested in learning more about baptism or wish to be baptized on Easter Sunday, please contact your small group leader or Pastor Rob Busse at

2017 Vertical Teens Schedule

The Evergreen Lakeville Vertical Teen Ministry is for Jr. High (6th-8th grade) and Sr. High (9th-12th grade) students and their parent(s).

Wednesdays, 7:00-8:45 pm



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Our Association:

Great Commission Churches (GCC)

Evergreen, The Rock & The Urban Refuge belong to the association, Great Commission Churches. GCC is a U.S. based fellowship of independent churches designed to equip, unite and provide accountability to churches and ministries that have a desire to fulfill the Great Commission of Jesus Christ. Our heart is that churches will model "New Testament Christianity in Action Today." To learn more about GCC, go to

The Spring 2017 Christianity In Action newsletter is now available. Go HERE.

men’s support & recovery

Mondays, 7:00-8:30 PM, Southgate Apartments (8100 12th Ave S, Bloomington). For those with life-controlling behaviors. Contact Adam at or 651-246-6778.



Thursdays, 6:30–8:30 PM, Evergreen-Bloomington, Gym. Have you ever been curious about how ‘martial arts’ can be Christian and biblically based? We train students in the physical, mental, and spiritual character traits to be successful in life and their walk with Christ. All ages 7 years old and older (adults included) are welcome. See the brochure HERE. For more information contact Steve Mohror at or 612-729-6123.





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