Our Family of Programs 

Since our founding as the Hennepin County Sunday School Association in 1905, GMCC has continued to be a changing, resilient and forward-looking faith-based organization. Our roots in religious education and workshops have since grown into advocacy, action and a family of human service programs, including: 

Division of Indian Work (DIW) empowers urban American Indians through culturally-based education, counseling, advocacy and leadership development. Website →

Minnesota FoodShare (MFS) 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, good nutrition and access to government food programs. Learn More  →

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. Learn More  →

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. Learn More  →

Metro Paint-A-Thon (PAT) helps low-income seniors and disabled adults live independently in their homes longer by providing teams of volunteers to paint home exteriors for those who are not able to do the maintenance themselves and cannot afford to hire a contractor. Contact →

Clinical Pastoral 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. Learn more here. Contact →