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Church Planting

About Us

Church Planting has always been a core value for the Northwest Conference. A key part of our mission is to see the starting of new congregations throughout the Northwest Conference. It is our desire to see God birth a passion in our conference churches that will lead to the planting and growing of thriving churches, which will in turn multiply themselves and fulfill Jesus' command to go and make disciples.

Essentially, church planting is simply a nearby mission project. In Acts 1:8, Jesus gives the map of mission when He says, "You shall be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." On the mission map, Jerusalem is equivalent to where we live. It is, and remains, a key focus of our energies.

Then, together with over 800 other Covenant churches, we have developed an "ends of the earth" world mission enterprise twice as large as the Covenant at home. So, we are strong locally and far away. Church planting helps us fill in the map of mission by reaching into neighboring communities, the nearby. Since the founding of the Northwest Conference, we have been engaged in seeing new congregations started that have allowed us to reach neighborhoods, people groups, and communities we would not reach any other way.

Our New Churches

Jan Bros
Abbey Way Covenant Church
Jan Bros
Elim Church
685 13th Ave. NE
Minneapolis MN 55413
PO Box 91, Albertville, MN 55301
Micah Witham
Awaken Covenant Church
Micah Witham
506 View Street
St. Paul MN 55102
(612) 965-0151
Nicole Bullock
Blue Oaks Covenant Church
Nicole Bullock
Church of the Resurrection
7600 Humboldt Ave N.
Brooklyn Park MN 55443
(612) 965-9703
Catalyst Covenant Church
Steve Eng
Woodland Elementary School
1410 South McKay Ave.
Alexandria MN 56308
625 Broadway, Suite 101, Alexandria, MN 56308
(320) 759-1800
Remy Diederich
Cedarbrook Church
Remy Diederich
N6714 470th Street
Menomonie WI 54751
(715) 231-5433
City of Lakes Covenant Church
Dave Berge
Aldrich Church
3501 Aldrich Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55408
(612) 787-7956
Chris Studenski
Emmanuel Covenant Church
Chris Studenski
Shoreview Community Center
4580 Victoria Street North
Shoreview MN 55126
513 Tanglewood Drive, Shoreview, MN 55126
(651) 757-3471
Kevin Johnson
Emmaus Road Church
Kevin Johnson
6719 Cedar Lake Rd.
St. Louis Park MN 55426
(952) 935-4112
Paul Robinson
Grace Outreach Covenant Church
Paul Robinson
Totem Pole Park Community Building
1111 Foss Road
New Brighton MN 55112
(763) 439-6826
Juan Lopez
La Bendicion Covenant Church
Juan Lopez
Redeemer Covenant Church
7801 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Park MN 55445
(763) 561-8769
(763) 561-6787
Laotian Covenant Church
Soudinh Penkhay
Brookdale Covenant Church
5139 Brooklyn Blvd.
Brooklyn Center MN 55429
(763) 535-6305
(763) 535-3022
MainStreet Covenant Church
Jeremy Berg
2146 Cedar Lane
Mound MN 55364
2146 Cedar Lane, Mound, MN 55364
(612) 547-6722
John March
New City Covenant Church
John March
St. Louis Park Rec Center
3700 Monterey Dr.
St Louis Park MN 55416
PO Box 24898, Minneapolis, MN 55424
(612) 208-3480
John Duball
New Day Covenant Church
John DuBall
Rochester YMCA
709 1st Ave SW
Rochester MN 55902
Nueva Vida Covenant Church
Carlos Mendez
Monticello Covenant Church
8585 North Highway 25
Monticello MN 55362
(763) 271-8139
Michael Behm
Real Life Covenant Church
Michael Behm
Miller-Armstrong Building
204 2nd St. SW
Waseca MN 56093
700 7th Street, Waseca, MN 56093
(507) 384-2590
Rob Jacobson
Restoration Covenant Church
Rob Jacobson
Hayes Community Center
14603 Hayes Rd.
Apple Valley MN 55124
14016 White Rock Rd., Burnsville, MN 55337
(952) 373-1274
Keith Robinson
Riverwood Covenant Church
Keith Robinson
7189 69th Avenue N
Greenfield MN 55373
(763) 477-9126
(763) 477-4486
Roots Covenant Church
Touger Thao
Roots Covenant Church
655 Fairview Ave N
St. Paul MN 55104
(651) 243-2465
Terrance Rollerson
The Compass Covenant Church
Terrance Rollerson
Dayton's Bluff Rec. Center
800 Conway St.
St. Paul MN 55106
606 LaBore Road, Little Canada, MN 55117
(651) 210-5400
Brad Kindall
The Gallery Covenant Church
Brad Kindall
SteppingStone Theatre
55 Victoria St. N
St. Paul MN 55104
PO Box 305, St. Paul Park, MN 55071
(651) 560-0495
The Sanctuary Covenant Church
Dennis Edwards
Anwatin Middle School
256 Upton Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55405
1201 37th Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55412
(612) 692-6572
(612) 529-2172
Pat Hall
True Light Covenant Church
Pat Hall
Trinity Lutheran Church of Minnehaha Falls
5212 41st Avenue South
Minneapolis MN 55417
5413 Woodlawn Boulevard, Minneapolis, MN 55417
(952) 484-1212
Juan Ovando
Verbo En Accion Covenant Church
Juan Ovando
Crosstown Covenant Church
5540 30th Ave. S
Minneapolis MN 55417