Jesus has called us to live lives of service. Opportunities abound within our community, with our many Ministry Partners, and out in the world. We affirm your service wherever God has called you.
Oak Knoll's Ministry Partners include:
- Amazing Grace Lutheran Church - This church, located in New Brighton, was founded in 2018 to bring the Gospel to the Hmong community.
- ICA Food Shelf - Inter-congregation Communities Association, has been in existence for 40 years, helping neighbors who find themselves struggling to make ends meet. www.icafoodshelf.org.
- Lutheran Partners in Global Ministries (LPGM) - This is an organization that advocates for global missions through congregations and connects people to global projects through giving, travel, presentations and volunteering. www.lutheranpartners.org.
- Lutheran Social Services (LSS) - LSS is Minnesota's largest, nonprofit social service organization. They provide services that inspires hope, change lives, and build community. www.lssmn.org.
- Oak Knoll Christian Preschool & Child Care - Oak Knoll operates a non-profit preschool and child care for the community, giving 10% of total tuition fees back in scholarships. www.oklutheran.org/preschool.
- Our Saviour's Housing - Our Saviour's provides emergency food and shelter for people who are homeless. On the first Thursday of each month, Oak Knoll families prepare and serve a dinner at this shelter. www.oscs-mn.org.
- The Gathering - Twice monthly, this group provides Alzheimer's respite care at Oak Knoll with activities for those experiencing memory loss and gives respite to their caregivers.
- Plymouth Christian Youth Center (PCYC) - PCYC is a community-based organization that exists to benefit children, youth, families and adults through programs of education, cultural arts, human services, and community building. www.pcyc-mpls.org.
- Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) - We support this organization as they welcome and support refugees and migrants entering the United States.
- Sandwich Ministry - Oak Knoll supports this ministry by making hundreds of sandwiches each month. This ministry distributes these sandwiches to our homeless neighbors on the streets and in shelters.
- Beacon Interfaith Housing Collaborative - Beacon believes our many faiths call us to act to create more equitable communities where all people have a home.
- Lutheran World Relief - This is an international organization that focuses on sustainable development projects and disaster relief and recovery.
Helping at ICA Foodshelf