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General

What is Living Hope Ministries?
Living Hope Ministries is an inner-city ministry for children and youth focused on bringing the hope of Jesus Christ back into the city. For additional information about Living Hope Ministries visit our About Us page.

Where is Living Hope Ministries?
Living Hope Ministries is strategically located in an under-served section of Minneapolis. Our address is 1737 Adams St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413.

How long has Living Hope Ministries actively served NE Minneapolis?

Living Hope Ministries has been serving NE Minneapolis since its beginning in 1993.

Why does Living Hope Ministries focus so much on children and youth?
At Living Hope Ministries we believe all children are persons to be loved with potential to be developed. Our ministry invests its efforts to help develop godly children now who will grow to be godly leaders of tomorrow.

What does Living Hope Ministries believe?
See our Statement Of Faith.

How can I get on Living Hope Ministries' mailing list?

To be added to our US Mail list, please call our office at 612.789.2244, or email at info@LivingHopeMpls.org.  To be added to our email list, you may simply fill out this form.

How are Living Hope Ministries' staff supported?
Staff members of Living Hope Ministries are missionaries and rely on the support of churches, businesses, family, friends and people like you. The support raised for each person on staff assists in covering living expenses, medical insurance, retirement and/or social security.

Prayer

How can I become a prayer partner with Living Hope Ministries?
You can send an email to prayer@LivingHopeMpls.org, or call our office at 612-789-2244 and request to receive monthly prayer updates by email or postcard.  If you would like more thorough and regular updates, please email Alyssa. 

If you live in the area, we would love for you to join us for our Thursday night prayer meetings.  Contact us for more information.

Provisions

How can I make a donation to assist the growth and development of Living Hope Ministries?
  • You can make a donation using our secure online donation form. We can accept a check, PayPal, or any major credit card. 
  • If you prefer to give by phone, you may call our office at 612-789-2244 and make a donation using a major credit card.
  • You can mail a check to our office:
Living Hope Ministries
1737 Adams St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413
Is my gift to Living Hope Ministries tax-deductible?
Yes. Living Hope Ministries received its Federal notice recognizing it as a tax exempt organization on October 28, 1994. We have maintained our ministry focus which has allowed us to maintain our status of being a federally recognized 501 (c) (3) organization. All gifts to Living Hope Ministries are tax-deductible. Living Hope Ministries is not permitted to assign a dollar amount to gifts in kind. Please consult your tax person who will be able to assist you in assigning a dollar value for your tax purposes.

How can I donate a vehicle to Living Hope Ministries?
You can email our office at provisions@LivingHopeMpls.org or call our office at 612.789.2244 , and provide us with the vehicle information.  Once we receive your information, someone from our office will contact you to make arrangements to pick up the vehicle.

How can I donate stock and other securities to Living Hope Ministries?
You can email our office at provisions@LivingHopeMpls.org with your desire to make this type of investment in the ongoing work of Living Hope Ministries.  You may also call our office at 612.789.2244, to talk with someone in our office who will be able to assist you in this transaction.  For more information, see Planning Today; Building Tomorrow.

Are there other things I can donate besides finances?
Yes!  Check out our Needs page to see ways you can donate material things, use your specialized skill, or volunteer your time to benefit our ministry.

People

How can my family and I participate in Living Hope's programs?

See our Ministries pages for descriptions of programs offered and our calendar for upcoming programs and events. Children under age 18 should fill out a registration form.  (Click here for a Spanish registration form.)

How can I become a missionary with Living Hope Ministries?

If you believe God is calling you to urban ministry and you would like to serve with Living Hope Ministries, please complete a staff application.  Or you may inquire more by contacting us at people@LivingHopeMpls.org or 612-789-2244.

Once we have reviewed your completed application, you will be contacted by someone from Living Hope Ministries.

What volunteer and staff needs do you have at Living Hope Ministries?
We try to keep our Needs page updated with current needs and dreams we have so that you can see ways to plug in.  But you may have a different skill, passion, or idea that is not on the list.  Please contact us to see if there are ways you can get involved!

How can I be an intern with Living Hope Ministries or Designed Image?
We love having opportunities to train people for ministry.  Every summer we seek out interns to raise support and serve with us full-time in June and July.  There are many other opportunities to intern as well.  If you would like more information, please send us an email introducing yourself and the capacity in which you would like to serve with Living Hope Ministries.  You will need to fill out an application and complete a follow-up interview.  If accepted you will need to raise your support and join the ministry team of Living Hope Ministries for an agreed upon length of time.

How can I come for a short-term project?
Send us an email introducing you and/or your group as well as the dates and types of projects your group may be interested in, or contact Steve Moen at 612-789-2244.

How can I volunteer with Living Hope Ministries One-by-One Tutoring program?
Complete an application and three references and send to Living Hope Ministries. Prospective tutors will be interviewed and receive training before beginning to volunteer.  We also run background checks on all of our volunteers.

How can I volunteer with Living Hope Ministries' Youth Group?
Email us to inquire if we have a current need for additional youth leaders. Complete an application, three references, and a follow up interview.