The Greater Minneapolis Council of Churches (GMCC) serves mothers, fathers, kids and elders in the Twin Cities area and throughout greater Minnesota. Our core mission is uniting people of faith, serving people in need. We strive to prevent hunger, provide a positive foundation for youth, maximize the self-reliance of seniors, encourage cultural diversity and pursue the end of poverty.
Division of Indian Work (DIW) empowers urban American Indians through culturally-based education, counseling, advocacy and leadership development. Website →
Minnesota FoodShare fights hunger with the largest fund and food drive for local food shelves in the state, promotes healthy food and raises awareness of hunger issues, nutrition and access to government programs. Website →
Kinship of Greater Minneapolis gives a boost to youth by providing sustained, supportive relationships between individuals, couples and families for boys and girls ages 5-18 through fun activities and quality that give kids the tools they need to succeed.
Urban Immersion Service Retreats (UISR) provides experiential learning opportunities that guide participants to confront the complex realities of poverty through customized retreats and trainings tailored to the specific needs of individual companies, community and congregational groups. Website →
Metro Paint-A-Thon helps low-income seniors and disabled adults live independently in their homes longer by providing teams of volunteers to paint home exteri- ors for those who are not able to do the maintenance themselves and cannot afford to hire a contractor.
Clinical Pastroal Education (CPE) provides training for leaders from all communities of faith looking to enhance their skills in spiritual care and counseling by combining hands-on spiritual care with qualified supervision and peer group reflection.
As we focus on serving those in need, we'd love to have your help. Any level of support helps us serve those who need it most.