Outreach in Our Community

Showing God’s love through practical service

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Making a Difference

We live in an ever-changing world, but the one thing that we know for sure is that we serve an unwavering God! He is the same yesterday, today, and forever. Here at Living Word, our heart is to be a light and support our community during these unprecedented times by leading with compassion, wisdom, and love. Thanks to your support and our partnership with Good in the Hood, we can make practical help and positive community impact in various ways that much easier.

Ryan Watkins

Community Outreach Pastor

Denise McMurray

Community Outreach Coordinator

Serving our community together.

Shoe Away Hunger

Shoe Away Hunger

Donate new/gently used shoes to our Brooklyn Park Campus. These shoe donations will be used to fund the Good in the ‘Hood hunger relief program.

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Robbinsdale Women’s Center RWC: Baby Blessing

Robbinsdale Women’s Center RWC: Baby Blessing

March 1, 2022: Throughout the month of March, we are helping Robbinsdale Women’s Center (RWC) by collecting monetary donations online and encouraging our congregation to purchase items from RWC’s Amazon Wishlist. These monies and donated items helped families in need that visit the clinic.

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Share Christmas 2022

Share Christmas 2022

We wrapped up 2022 with our annual Share Christmas gift card drive on Saturday, December 10th; we had over 300 families arrive to receive $25 gift cards for their children. Thanks to your generosity, we were able to bless over 1,101 kids in our community! Santa came...

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What Can I Do to Help?

Every donation toward outreach helps us to provide more relief to those in need and support our ministry partners.

We are always collecting items to help those in need. Donations can be dropped off in the bin outside our main lobby doors at our Brooklyn Park campus.

Nonperishable Items Needed: 
Canned chicken, canned tuna, canned or dry beans, peanut butter, hearty soups and chili, cereal, rice, pasta, Ramen, packaged instant meals, canned fruit in juice (not syrup), canned vegetables, (low or no sodium), spaghetti sauce, canned tomatoes (sauce/diced/whole/paste), coffee/tea, cooking oil/olive oil, salad dressings, salsa, seasonings and condiments.

Personal Care Items Needed:
Diapers, baby formula, deodorant, toilet paper, paper towels, wet wipes, shampoo, conditioner, and body wash.

Donate Shoes for Shoe Away Hunger Program:
Shoe Away Hunger is a Good in the ‘Hood program where footwear is turned around to provide an eco-friendly means of support for the Feeding The Future programs. New or slightly used shoes are ALWAYS wanted and needed. Here is how you can donate shoes to this program:

  • Bring shoes (up to 50 pairs at any one time) to any of the nine Schuler Shoes stores in the Twin Cities.
  • Host a neighborhood/family shoe collection and bring them to the Good in the ‘Hood warehouse (8063 Ranchers Rd NE, Fridley, MN 55432) any Monday, Wednesday, or Thursday between 8:30–2 p.m.
  • Call Pastor Jamie Morrison at 612.440.7463 to schedule a shoe drop.



Shoe Away Hunger is a Good in the ‘Hood program where footwear is turned around to provide an eco-friendly means of support for the Feeding The Future programs. Please call Good in the ‘Hood at 612.440.7463 to verify before visiting a location. Let them know you are a volunteer from Living Word.


Contact our Community Outreach Pastor, Ryan Watkins, if you are interested in helping in an outreach.

I Need Help

Living Word is partnering with Good in the ‘Hood to help assist all over the Twin Cities. If you need help, call Good in the ‘Hood at 612.440.7463 to verify before visiting a location.