Beacon Academy

Investing in congregations. Developing leaders. Building our collective power so all people have a home.



Find the full list of Fall 2018 courses and descriptions here.

Fall Courses


Beacon Congregation Convening

Thursday, September 13, 7- 8:30 p.m.

Colonial Church

6200 Colonial Way, Edina

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The 1-1 Visit: Building Relationships

Practice building relationships and organizing power to create change.

Thursday, September 27

7-8:30 p.m.

Mayflower Church

106 E Diamond Lake Rd, Minneapolis

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Power Tools Leadership Series

Participants are strongly encouraged to attend  all 3 sessions in the series.


Thursday, October 4, 11, & 18

6-8:30 p.m.

Dinner provided

Wayzata Community Church

125 Wayzata Blvd E, Wayzata

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Host Training: Families Moving Forward

For new and experienced shelter hosts.

Tuesday, October 9

6-8:30 p.m.

Dinner provided

Plymouth Congregational Church

1900 Nicollet Ave, Minneapolis

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Telling Our Stories

Thursday, October 25

6-8:30 p.m.

Dinner Provided

Immanuel Lutheran Church

16515 Luther Way, Eden Prairie

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Cultural Competency

For FMF Host Coordinators and Volunteers

Monday, November 5

6-8:30 p.m.

Dinner provided

Scott/Carver County Location TBD

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Building Home: What It Takes

Unpacking the root causes of homelessness and Beacon’s approach to advancing equitable housing.

Tuesday, November 13

6-8:30 p.m.

Dinner provided

Edina Community Lutheran Church

4113 W 54th St, Edina

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Questions? Contact your congregational organizer or Debra Rodgers at 651.789.6260 x218.


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