GIRLS LIKE US by Rachel Llyod

A book review by outreach volunteer Joy Spencer Rachel Lloyd’s memoir about a life of sexual exploitation is not for the faint of heart.  Often in excruciating detail she explains what life is like for “girls like us.”  She tells her readers how girls as young as eleven are drawn into a life that is

08 Jan 2018

There’s a what in the Fall Out?

Joshua Denelsbeck is our Outreach Coordinator here at Source. He has been running the community meal for several years now and was recently amazed at how God used an online game to draw some kids to the Fall Out building one Wednesday evening. “It was amazing how this small group of kids ended up sticking their heads

18 Dec 2017

More than just a Meal

December saw a church small group from Wooddale Church, Loring Park come together and provide our community meal. Lois, Rose, Dan, Kathryn, Kerri, Ryan and Bill all served our local community and brought a warmth of service to the kids and adults that all descend on the Fall Out on Stevens Avenue on a Wednesday evening. “We

18 Dec 2017

A Place to Call Home

The renovation of our Annex.  Over the last couple of months there have been a team of volunteers renovating the Source Annex. From interior designers to painters and decorators, artists and photographers to members of the community lending their skills to installing all the blinds. It has been a big job, but the finished results

11 Dec 2017

A Cause with a Run

Are you thinking about joining the #notinourcity5k? Well, it’s not too late to sign up to this cause with a 5k which will be taking place at Target Field on Saturday December 9th, and for a little more inspiration we would like to introduce you to our friend Trynica. Tryn who took part in our last 5k

17 Nov 2017

Anti Trafficking Outreach Team

Anti Trafficking Outreach Team Did you know that the Source has an outreach team for Anti-Trafficking? Launched this fall in October the Outreach team was a dream of Anti-Trafficking director, Maria. Her vision has been to get in contact with women and have conversations that allow more women to become aware of our presence as

01 Mar 2017

Super Bowl in Houston

Source Director, Peter Wohler and Grant Snyder, Minneapolis Police Department, will be traveling to Houston for the Super Bowl weekend this year in preparation for the Super Bowl 2018 in Minneapolis. The Super Bowl is an international event that is infamous for bringing a surge of victimization and trafficking into the host city. Peter and

03 Feb 2017

January Prayer Week

Come join us at the Fallout next week to pray anti-trafficking and for Source, and the Drum and Easel. All are welcome! Four times a year we as a Merge family take time out of our normal schedules to gather and pray.  The theme for January 2017 is Psalm 100, the Psalm we have been

03 Jan 2017

December 2016 Newsletter

DECEMBER 2016 NEWSLETTER Community Meals: Making Contact and Gaining Trust It was awesome to have partners from local churches, like Wooddale and Lord of Life, provide us with a bountiful feast for our Thanksgiving meal and other community meals. We served 75 people this year at our Thanksgiving meal.  It is always a blessing to

22 Dec 2016

Thanksgiving Community Meal 2016

This Thanksgiving we had a great turn out for our community meal.  Volunteers form Lord of Life and from the community donated SEVEN turkeys, we had mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, salads and way too much dessert.  We had plenty of food for a Thanksgiving feast with our community members, volunteers and staff members. We are

06 Dec 2016

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