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Trade your generosity for their blessing

Welcome to The Shop, an all-volunteer part of Maranatha’s Men’s Ministry. We work with wood, sell our products, and use the proceeds to support our Car Care Ministry.

Light up Christmas

Purchase a cinch-sack for $20 and a variety of 15 toys will be delivered to a child who normally does not get to experience Christmas.

In 2019, we shipped bags to the Philippines, Ukraine, and The Mission in downtown St. Paul. The children in less fortunate villages had never seen anything like it and were blessed. We are anxious to see what 2020 will look like. You can be a part of this outreach!

There are a couple of ways that you can participate:

  • You can come to our Mercantile and shop for toys and stuff your own cinch-sacks.

  • You can donate $20 per cinch sack and ask our Mercantile helpers to stuff as many cinch sacks you request.

  • Church participation: Call 763.528.3857 for details on how your church can do your own Mercantile or schedule a date and time for your congregants to shop at the Mercantile at Maranatha.

The purpose of Maranatha Assembly of God is to establish and maintain a missionary and evangelistic church, and to provide a place of worship for the same in the town of Forest Lake, in the County of Washington and State of Minnesota; to establish, maintain and conduct schools for religious instruction of the young, and to further other charitable work.  This is accomplished by actively fulfilling our four-fold purpose:

To Worship God ·  To Draw People to Jesus  ·  To Impact Our Community  ·  To Teach and To Train

The Shop Car Care Program is an example of our purpose.  The Car Care Program volunteers support our community by helping single parents, the elderly, veterans, and others in need with trusted, scheduled car maintenance and evaluation. All the proceeds from the sale of items from The Shop support those endeavors.