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july 2017 | coffee sales change lives

The Berean Cafe at Berean Baptist Church in Burnsville is proof that all it takes to make an impact on your community is a cup of coffee. Sales of coffee from City Kid Java, a social enterprise run by nonprofit organization Urban Ventures in Minneapolis, have grossed more than $5,250 in donations to Urban Ventures over the past year. MORE>> [Click for hi-res photos by Photographer Gina Zeidler]

MAY 2017 | church breaks ground for expansion

Honored guests wielded golden spades turning heaps of earth to officially commence the long-awaited building expansion at Berean Baptist Church in Burnsville. Berean's Elder Board Chairman Tim Larson welcomed Burnsville Mayor Elizabeth Kautz and Lead Pastor Wes Feltner to the platform to kick off the groundbreaking ceremony before a large crowd... MORE>>  [Click for hi-res photos of the event by Photographer Larry Marcus]


Lakeville residents attending Berean Baptist Church in Burnsville benefited last fall when Berean opened a second campus near their homes at Kenwood Trail Middle School. Fifty Lakeville families gathered for the site's inaugrual worship service on October 2, 2016. "It was a great Sunday," says Lakeville Campus Pastor Dan Feldkamp. MORE>>

berean in the news

Articles for or about the Berean FaithFamily. 

August 2017 | Minneapolis Star Tribune 

Neighbors, police take a step toward harmony across Twin Cities for National Night Out, Sarah Jarvis et. al.

July 2017 | Sun ThisWeek

Coffee sales change lives, submitted by Berean

JUNE 2017 | AM 980 the mission radio

Berean chosen as Church of the Week. Listen to Dr. Wes Feltner's radio interview which aired on June 17, 3 p.m.

June 2017 | Sun thisweek article

Berean Breaks Ground for Expansion, submitted by Berean

march 2017 | Minneapolis star trubune

Burnsville OKs church expansion after debate, submitted by Berean


Church Stands Out for Its Growth, by John Gessner

february 2017 | SUN THISWEEK ARTICLE  

Church Expansion Approved, by John Gessner

january 2017 | SUN THISWEEK ARTICLE  

Church Expansion Raises Concerns, by John Gessner