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44528 County Rd. 3 Becida, MN 56678

“We seek to respond to Christ’s call by living together family-style. Sharing our homes, resources, and friendship, our weaknesses as well as our strengths. Not because living together is a requirement of committed discipleship, but because it is one real way we have found to provide us with numerous daily opportunities for forgiveness, humility, service, gratitude, worship, prayer, and other practicalities of sainthood which help build us into the full measure of the stature of Christ.”

~Church of the Sojourners

12 Steps

A very important part of our ministry has been the 12 Steps and 12 traditions of AA. Our founders came to know Jesus through the 12 Steps and have implemented many of those principles in the ministry and community life. A modified version of the 12 Steps is how we choose to clean up the messes in our lives and to help our trainees take care of the extra baggage they may have brought along.


Cliché, we know. But it's true. We laugh out loud. We laugh at our failures. We laugh at our triumphs. We laugh at each other. We laugh to keep things from getting too serious, we laugh to keep things from staying too serious. Our life is full of vibrant God-given joy and we are determined to enjoy it!


The PEMS are a break down of how we see our spiritual walk. These are not the only areas, and in other circumstances or places they may be called something else. This is a good way for all of us to get an idea of what we are working on, and how each one of these things builds us in to character-rich spiritual people.







We strive to be a WYSIWYG (What You See Is What You Get) group of people. There are no hidden agendas, we can say whatever it is we think of you to your face, and we just might! Our desire is to be open and honest with ourselves, with God, and with others.

Walk it Out

When we say walk it out we mean just that. Whatever it takes to get us moving, to keep us doing, that is what we will do. In James Ch. 2, James writes, “Dear friends, do you think you'll get anywhere in this if you learn all the right words but never do anything? Does merely talking about faith indicate that a person really has it?”...“I can already hear one of you agreeing by saying, 'Sounds good. You take care of the faith department, I'll handle the works department.' Not so fast. You can no more show me your works apart from your faith than I can show you my faith apart from my works. Faith and works, works and faith, fit together hand in glove.”

The Vision