Serving food to those in need.


Sharing Christ’s Love

Bethesda has a desire to serve as outreach to the community, and through our mission of sharing Christ’s love, we have a number of long-standing relationships with partnering groups in Northeastern Minnesota.

Interested in contributing?

Our Outreach Partners

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Damiano Center

Bethesda partners with The Damiano Center, an emergency meal provider in the Duluth area, to collect coats, hats, mittens, and boots as well as blankets.

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Second Harvest Food Shelf

A hunger-relief organization, Second Harvest Northern Lakes Food Bank partners with Bethesda to distribute food to families at Our Saviors Lutheran Church.

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Thrivent is a Lutheran-based financial service that Bethesda partners with to help support Bethesda’s fundraising. Thrivent offers Seed money in the form of $250 gift cards. Thrivent Member’s Choice dollars can be designated to Bethesda as well.

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Mats made by Bethesda volunteers are given to CHUM. Food and household items are also collected and brought to CHUM.