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The Community

Sunday Worship

Get an online taste of our vision for The Grove’s worship experience — powerful music, compelling teaching, and a truly welcoming environment.

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Groups

Build relationships and find encouragement for following the way of Jesus in everyday life.

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Events

Have fun and connect with others as we work with community partners to make Cottage Grove an even better place to live.

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Partnerships

Come alongside other community organizations working to meet the needs of families in Cottage Grove.

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Sunday Worship

Join us each Sunday evening at 5pm on Facebook Live or Church Online for an alternative worship experience.

What’s alternative mean?

 

Groups

Groups are intentionally smaller environments meant to grow meaningful relationships and encourage us in following the way of Jesus. With the onset of the COVID-19, most groups have been moved fully online.

Grove Groups

While we remain physically distanced, we don’t have to be alone! Grove Group are made up of 8-10 people who provide each other with care and encouragement. While there are varying levels of commitment, all Grove Groups share some things in common:

    – Weekly engagement around worship

    – Monthly get-togethers 

    – On-going care

Interested? We’d love to connect you to a Grove Group that is just right for you!

 

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Cottage Grove and Surrounding Area – Laid Off, Furloughed, and Job Loss group

This group is meant to share resources and build community for those in the Cottage Grove (MN) area who have been laid off, furloughed, or lost their job due to COVID-19.

Our hope is that you find this group to be empowering and encouraging. As such, members who disrespect or discourage one another may be removed at the administrator’s discretion.

Events

Get out into the community. Have fun with friends and family. Build relationships. Make a difference.

Emergency Meal Assembly

Every Thursday . 11am - 1pm . 8600 90th Street s

The Grove in partnership with Washington County and SoWashCoCARES is delivering meals to families in need in our community. Volunteers are needed at The Grove Planting Project in Cottage Grove (8600 90th St S) every Thursday at 11 am for approximately two hours to assemble cold food into family serving size containers. Sign up for specific dates below. You will be emailed a reminder and detailed instructions one day prior to your volunteer date. Thank you!

 

Skoolie Family Fun Nights

Every Thursday (June 10 - August 12) . 5:00-6:30pm . The Grove and Armstrong Elementary
In partnership with SoWashCo CARES, our Skoolie Free Family Fun Nights are back! Beginning Thursday, June 10, Skoolie and our community partners will be out in the community with food and fun activities for the whole family. We hope you will join us.
 

Partnerships 

One way we grow goodness is through cultivating the common good. As a part of the larger Cottage Grove community, we’re dedicated with working alongside a variety of other organizations in order to make our city an even better place to live for all. 

WASHINGTON COUNTy

In response to COVID-related food insecurity, we worked with Washington County, Loaves & Fishes, and several other partners to launch an emergency food delivery program. You sign up to volunteer (CLICK HERE) or to receive meals  (CLICK HERE).

SoWashCo CARES

SoWashCo CARES — South Washington County Community Action Reaching Every Student — helps meet the basic needs of students and their families. Through the SoWashCo CARES Facebook page, followers in the community can see posts requesting specific items for families in need.

St croix family resource center

We’ve been helping support and promote the St. Croix Family Resource Center’s new Youth Connections Drop-in Center for teenagers experiencing homelessness in Cottage Grove.