Baskets of Blessing "Baskets of Blessing" Thanksgiving dinner food baskets are distributed in late November. Recipients are awarded by a lottery held at food distribution events.
Food Shelf (non-perishable items) Please note: During the Covid-19 crisis our Food Shelf is closed. Please visit one of our food distributions for your groceries. 1st and 3rd Saturdays The Food Shelf is open from 12:30-2:30 with registration between 11:00 and 12:00, offering non-perishable items for people within our service area (click here for map). For first time recipients, bring your ID and proof of residency (like a bill with your name and address on it). You will be given points to spend based on your household size. A free Clothing Closet is also available, and a free lunch is served. Children are welcome.
Food Distributions (perishable food) Every Monday and Friday at 10:30am, Wednesdays at 6:00pm, and Saturdays at noon Gethsemane is also able to provide a distribution of perishable food items (bread, produce, meat, dairy, etc.) for people from any Twin Cities neighborhood. Registration is between 10:00 and 10:30 for 10:30am distributions and 5:30 to 6:00 for the Wednesday distribution. There is also a free takeout meal on Wednesday evening at 6:00.
Free meals Please note: During the Covid-19 crisis, Sunday activities at the church are cancelled. We serve free meals to anyone in the community on Wednesdays at 6:00 and Sunday morning at 9:00. On Sunday, please feel free to stay for worship at 10:30 and feed your soul as well as your body!