Deadlines are coming!
AVA Training March 1 deadline
Mission Trip to Sweden April 1 deadline

Renewal 2017 SHINE
March 17 & 18, at New London Covenant Church
New London, MN
AVA Training - FRIDAY, March 17 9am to 3 pm
New London Covenant Church - March 1 deadline
 Cost $25  (Scholarships are available.)
Participants will learn the complexities of abuse, how to respond, and how to bring the ministry of AVA to the local level. Individuals interested in becoming an AVA Coordinator must complete the application process (see below). Applications for AVA Coordinator Training are  
due March 1st
Contact the AVA Conference Coordinator for an application or with questions:   Amy Deike or 

AVA Coordinator Application Process
(All documents submitted to Conference Coordinator)

-  Request Application
-  Submit Application AND Signed Application Addendum
 DUE MARCH 1 to Amy Deike
-  Submit Completed Background Check
-  Complete AVA's Online Tutorial
-  Submit payment (contact AVA Conference Coordinator if you need assistance with payment)

AVA Coordinator Meeting - please RSVP
New London Covenant Church 3:30-4:30 Fri., March 17th

This session is for individuals who have already been trained as AVA Coordinators. Whether you are active in ministry or feeling stalled, attend this session to reconnect, get new ideas, and share your ideas with fellow AVA Coordinators. 
Please RSVP to

Mission Trip to SWEDEN - APRIL 1 deadline
August 12-August 19, 2017  
      (work week of August 14-18)
Open to ALL Men and Women of the Northwest Conference.
Three projects during the week in S รถ sdala, Sweden. (Southern Sweden)
Cost:  $500 plus travel costs
Sign up  before  April 1 with a deposit of $25

to Bonnie Eng, 150 Klarsyn St. SE, Cokato, MN.
For more information, contact Bonnie at  or call 320-286-2734.  
For brochure  click here.