Presenting Ministries

Our Barnabas Group Minnesota staff, in consultation with our Board of Directors, seeks out and invites pre-screened ministries to present at each of our meetings. To be considered as a potential presenter, ministries must meet our Presenter Criteria (PDF).

If you are interested in presenting at an upcoming Barnabas Group Minnesota meeting, or would like to recommend a ministry, please contact Julie Eide at

  • A Light in the Night

    A Light in the Night

    A Light in the Night is dedicated to to building loving relationships and bringing the light of Christ to His daughters involved in the exotic dancing industry. Their mission is driven by a desire to simply show compassion, absent of judgement, to those…

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  • ApparentPlan


    ApparentPlan provides congregations with older adult ministry health programs and advocacy services enabling older adults to live vital lives as servants of Jesus Christ in order to finish strong in faith and health. Maintaining health and having access to benefits…

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  • Arrive Ministries

    Arrive Ministries

    Arrive Ministries is called to carry out God's command to welcome and bring lifelong transformation to refugees and immigrants in Minnesota. Arrive Ministries provide top-notch resettlement services and compassionate care for some of the more than 20 million worldwide displaced refugees…

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  • Campus Faith Clubs

    Campus Faith Clubs

    Campus Faith Clubs (CFC) exists to invite, equip and send followers into public schools to establish and run student-led Christian Faith Clubs. CFC was established in response to the alarming reality that most students lose or fall away from their faith…

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  • Center for Changing Lives Liberia

    Center for Changing Lives Liberia

    The idea and inspiration for the Center for Changing Lives Liberia came from Liberian native Philip Nushann and his Clinical Pastoral Education experience with the Center for Changing Lives in Minnesota where he saw how people's lives were transformed by…

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  • ChristianCycling


    ChristianCycling is ‘Building the Body through Cycling!’ This active ministry is passionate about our Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ — and about bikes. Through group rides and events, ChristianCycling exposes cyclists to the love and peace of Jesus Christ. Their focus is…

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  • Food for His Children

    Food for His Children

    Food for His Children is a Christ-centered community development partnership serving communities in rural Tanzania. Through discipleship, the ‘micro-loan’ of a dairy goat, and training in animal husbandry and agriculture, FFHC walks alongside individuals, families, and communities as they discover who God…

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  • Good in the ‘Hood

    Good in the ‘Hood

    Serving the marginalized and under resourced populations of the Twin Cities, Good in the ‘Hood is called to influence, inspire and impact individuals, families and entire communities for good. Each month, in collaboration with dedicated partners, Good in the ‘Hood…

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  • Hope Academy

    Hope Academy

    Focus: Started in 2000, the mission of Hope Academy is to foster hope in God within the inner-city neighborhoods of Minneapolis by providing youth with an outstanding, Christ-centered education. We serve nearly 400 students in inner city Minneapolis in grades…

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  • Hope Rides

    Hope Rides

    Hope Rides' mission is to open doorways of hope and create opportunities for personal growth through connecting people with horses. They provide horse-related youth mentoring programs, free of charge, to youth between the ages of 5-18. Hope Rides seamlessly integrates their faith in…

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  • HopeKids


    Focus: HopeKids provides ongoing events, activities and a powerful, unique support community for families who have a child with cancer or some other life-threatening medical condition. We surround these remarkable children and their families with the message that hope can…

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  • Innové


    Focus: Innové beautifully brings together a vast array of amazing gifts —business people, arts people, social services people, accountants, lawyers, managers, executives, marketers, technologists and more—all using what they do best for the sake of God’s work in the world.…

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  • JSAW


    JSAW is an action sports ministry providing youth a safe, positive environment where they can belong, be introduced to Jesus Christ and be engaged in discipleship. JSAW integrates mentoring relationships, service projects and small group Bible studies with action sports activities, camps,…

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  • Legacy Fishing Retreat

    Legacy Fishing Retreat

    Legacy Fishing Retreat is a Christian ministry that thoroughly enjoys sharing the passion for God’s great outdoors with others. Their ministry heart is rooted in the Living Word of God. Their deepest desire and prayer is that each fisherman will discover the…

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  • MacLaurin CSF

    MacLaurin CSF

    The mission of MacLaurinCSF is to strengthen Christian thinking by bridging church and university. Located near the University of Minnesota's Twin Cities campus, MacLaurinCSF carries out its strategic mission by nurturing a community of students, professors, pastors, and vocational leaders that is…

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  • Mobile Hope

    Mobile Hope

    Mobile Hope exists to honor God by building a culture of achievement in mobile home communities where families succeed, students excel, and hope is strong. Mobile Hope works in partnership with individuals, churches, and agencies invested in seeing mobile home communities,…

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  • One2One


    Focus: One2One partners with communities to provide highly trained mentors to junior high youth. By collaborating with community colleges to recruit and develop mentors and local schools to reach at-risk youth, One2One is able to provide impactful mentoring relationships to…

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  • Studio 180

    Studio 180

    Focus: We have been Changing Places, Changing People 180° for 45 Years in the Same Neighborhood. We invite people to come in and we then: Share Our Hindsights and Our Insights for Your Foresights. We want cities, counties, and neighborhoods…

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  • Tapestry


    No one is turned away. No one leaves empty handed. Tapestry meets women where they are, equipping them with the resources they need for a healthy and successful future. We take time to understand each woman’s circumstances because there is…

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  • Whispers of Hope

    Whispers of Hope

    Whispers of Hope is a Christ-centered residential and non-residential facility where young women can experience spiritual, emotional and physical healing while discovering God's purpose for their lives. Residents come of their own volition, neither court-ordered nor forced, desiring a faith-based…

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