Services to Community

  Services to Community  


Lead: Kevin Zook
Council Support: Deacons

Berea Lutheran has partnered with Second Harvest to distribute free food to the Richfield community.  2021 food distributions will occur from 9AM to 10AM (seniors), 10AM to noon (everyone) on the listed Saturdays of June through October (the harvest months).  Everyone with a need is welcome - spread the word!
  • June 5 & 19
  • July 3 & 17
  • August 7 & 21
  • September 4 & 18
  • October 2 & 16 & 30

Blood Mobile

Lead: Barb Bly
Council Support: Deacons

Did you know it only takes 45 minutes to save a life? Berea Lutheran Church has partnered with the Memorial Blood Center to collect blood donations for over 20 years to save lives!  For more information about blood donation, please check the Memorial Blood Center at or call them at 1-888-GIVE-BLD (888-448-3253).   A sign up sheet will be posted in the narthex a few weeks before the next Berea event.

Feed My Starving Children

Lead: Anita Feller
Council Support: Deacons

Pack nutritious meals for the poorest of the poor, usually on Saturdays from 9-11 in Chanhassen.  Read about FMSC here.

Loaves and Fishes, Too

Lead: Dan Fors
Council Support: Deacons

Help prepare and serve a meal for the community at the Bloomington Creekside Community Center on the fourth Monday of each month.

Meals on Wheels

Lead: Bobbie Zelinsky
Council Support: Deacons

By delivering these meals, you bring nutritious food and a friendly visit to seniors and homebound folks in the community. To volunteer, please contact Bobbie Zelinsky

VEAP Food Shelf

Council Support: Deacons

Volunteers Enlisted in Assisting People

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

Lead: Kathleen Tiaden
Council Support: Deacons

MOPS International encourages and equips moms of young children to realize their potential as mothers, women, and leaders, in relationship with Jesus and in partnership with the Church.  The Richfield-Bloomington MOPS at Berea group meets regularly at the church and provides child care during the meetings.  If you know a mom of young children who might enjoy some time with other moms, let her know about our group.  Call Kathleen at 612-964-1102 with questions.