Lakeville Campus

Welcome to Berean Lakeville

Berean DNA runs through our first multi-site campus location in Lakeville. Meeting at Kenwood Trail Middle School every Sunday since October, 2016, this FaithFamily has absolutely burst into existence.

People can't seem to get enough of the strong, biblical teaching simulcast on our state-of-the-art systems, passionate live worship band, or the feeling they get when they connect with this authentic body of believers.

Weekend programs include something for babies through teenagers. Adult education is also an option throughout the year.

We look forward to the day when we can call a church building "home," but in the meantime, we are blooming where we are planted, and enjoying much fruit. Come on out and meet us at Berean Lakeville.

Sundays 10:30 a.m.
Kenwood Trail Middle School

Serve this Summer, Lakeville

Your active participation at Berean makes all the difference. Help spread the gospel in our community by applying your God-given talents and abilities alongside others in the Berean FaithFamily.

Click here to let us know where you would like to plug in.

First Connection, Lakeville

Berean Lakeville invites you and your family to join us for First Connection. (Formerly Closer Look) Whether you've been coming to Berean for some time, or it's your first time, you can hear about Berean's story, learn more about God's story, and share with us your story. We can't wait to meet you!

Sunday, February 3, 12 p.m.
Register Here

Berean Kids, Lakeville


Our mission is to see the lives of kids and their families transformed by the power of the gospel. We want to partner with parents in teaching the younger generation about who God is, what He has done for us through His Son, and to guide them toward knowing and loving Jesus.

Berean Kids programs are provided by a dedicated staff of employees and volunteers. Each one is committed to display Christ's love to the kids at Berean.

Safety & Security

Because we value the safety and security of your kids, we have implemented the following safety measures:

  • All of our volunteers have been interviewed and have passed background checks. We regularly provide training to ensure we are serving your kids to the best of our ability.
  • We use a computerized secure check-in/check-out system. When you check your child in, your child will receive a name tag and you will receive a pick-up tag. You must present your tag when you pick them up at the end of the service.
  • Nursery parents will also receive a 3rd tag for items you bring to the nursery.

Weekend Program Times

  • Sundays 9 | Birth-Age 4 | For parents who are enrolled in our adult education courses, Institute for Gospel Growth. *No 9 a.m. programming through the summer
  • Sunday 10:30 | Birth-Grade 5

Midweek Program Times

  • Wednesday 6:30 p.m. | Age 4-Grade 3 Awana | Grade 4-5 Preteen (September-May) at our Burnsville Campus | >> more

Our Team is Key

Our team loves to serve! All of our programs are led by an incredible team of volunteers. These men, women, and youth serve in the classrooms as teachers and hosts, in small groups, and at the check-in stations. Berean encourages all who serve to attend one service and then serve at another. Sign up to serve.

What to Expect

Plan to Arrive 15 minutes before the worship service so we can help you become familiar with our check-in process and introduce you to the leaders in your child’s classroom.

Check-In: Our computerized check-in system provides security for our Berean Kids while parents attend worship. Once your child is registered, you will check him or her in and receive a numbered name tag for your child, and corresponding parent pick-up slip. The numbered pick-up slip ensures that only a parent or guardian may pick up their child.

Well-Child Policy: In order to ensure the health of other children and workers, please refrain from bringing your child if he/she has had any of the following symptoms within the past 24 hours: diarrhea, vomiting, 100+ degree fever, rash, non-clear runny nose, or has been on antibiotics for less than 24 hours.

Food and Snacks: Berean Kids does not provide snacks for any of our classes. Occasionally a leader will bring a special snack and will post a notice at the door to alert parents.

Bringing Items to the Classroom: Older kids are encouraged to bring their Bibles. We do ask that children leave toys, cell phones, purses, etc. in the car or at home.

Cry Room: located between outside the Worship Center on the east wall of the cafeteria.

Mothers' Nursing Room: located outside the Worship Center on the east wall of the cafeteria.

If we need to contact you after you have dropped off your child, we will text you on the cell number you provide at the time of check-in.

Your kids are welcome to attend the worship service with you. We have kid-friendly worship activity bags available at the entrance of the Worship Center.


Amy Fouss, Berean Kids Ministry Leader, Lakeville

Tanner Pinkerman, Berean Kids Director

Berean Youth, Lakeville

Berean Youth is a movement of youth who are reaching their community with the gospel. Students grades 5-12 are invited to meet twice a week to worship in a large group, hear God's word, and break out into smaller groups to get to know one another and discuss what living for God is all about.


9 a.m. | Media Center


6:30 p.m. | September-May | Burnsville Campus   

Our Team Is Key

Volunteers help lead students into experiences in which they can be transformed by the gospel. We are looking for adults who are willing to serve in hospitality, on the tech team, and to facilitate small group discussions. Contact Jeff Connor to let him know you want to work with Berean Youth, Lakeville.


Jeff Conner, Berean Youth Director

Institute for Gospel Growth, Lakeville

Institute for Gospel Growth offers pertinent options for adult education electives regularly throughout the calendar year. These 6-8 week courses are taught by Berean staff and elders. Let us continue to seek gospel transformation together as a FaithFamily.

Choose from current course offerings at both our campuses here


Women's Ministries, Lakeville

Berean Women's Ministries offers a variety of events and resources to get into the Word and to connect with other women. Whether you're new on your journey towards gospel transformation, or have been walking with God for years, there's something here for you! And we would love to come alongside and get to know you. You and your friends are welcome.

Women's Winter/Spring Bible Study

Mondays, 7-9 p.m. | Begins February 4 | Private Home

Sermon on the Mount by Jen Wilkin

Register Here

Women's Events

For an interactive list of all upcoming women's events, see the bottom of our women's page.

Mothers of Preschoolers (MOPS)

January-May 2018 | First & third Tuesdays of the Month | Burnsville Room 114 | 9:30-11:30 a.m.

MOPS is a program designed to nurture mothers of children pre-birth through kindergarten, find community, and be encouraged along the mothering journey. Our meetings include brunch, speakers, crafts, and small group discussions. 

Registration for the fall session will open up in August. Check back for information then.

Questions? Contact

Bible Study Fellowship (BSF)

September 2018-May 2019 | Mondays 6:45-8:45 p.m. | Burnsville Worship Center

Bible Study Fellowship (BSF)  is an in-depth, interdenominational Bible study that helps people know God and equips them to effectively serve the Church throughout the world. In more than 1,000 classes in 38 countries, people of all ages, races and cultures participate in BSF, whether they are discovering God's Word for the first time or have studied the Bible over a lifetime. BSF's four-step approach includes:

1. Answering daily lesson questions on your own.
2. Discussing your insights in a conversation with members of your discussion group.
3. Listening to a lecture that explains the passage, key principles from the lesson and the relevance of the Bible's truth to today's world.
4. Reading lesson notes that further elaborate on the passage.

Registration is available the first Monday of each month. There is no cost for the study. Learn more


Britta Krismanits, Lakeville Women
Linda Wahl
Women's Ministry Director
Mendie Skarp, Women's Ministries Associate

Men of Berean, Lakeville

Men of Berean offers on-going opportunities for men to learn, transform, and get to know other men. Plug in to what's going on here at Berean--we are glad to have you along.

Men's Groups

Join other Berean men for fellowship and spiritual growth. There are various studies offered at different times and places:

  • ​Sundays at 7:00 p.m.
    • Led by Andy Fredrickson and Brett Shelton
    • Meeting at 17024 Glencoe Ave, Lakeville
    • Resolute study
    • Contact numbers: 952-367-6026 or 952-457-3916
    • ​This study will be geared for fathers and their sons or an older man and a young man in middle school, high school or college.
  • Mondays at 6:30 a.m.
    • Led by Matt Kelly
    • Studying selected scripture each week
    • Contact for more info
  • Tuesdays at 6:00 a.m.
    • ​Led by Brian Marker
    • Studying the book of Hebrews
    • Contact for more info
  • Tuesdays at 7:00 p.m.
    • Led by Tony Oleson
    • Meeting at 1500 McAndrews Road West, Burnsville​
    • Resolute study
    • ​Contact number: 612-816-0810
  • Wednesdays at 6:00 a.m. ​
    • Led by David Krismanits and Patrick Issacs
    • Meeting at Dunn Bros by Hy-Vee.
    • Studying the book of Mark
    • ​Contact numbers: 608-212-4597 or 952-220-4085
  • ​Wednesdays at 6:00 a.m.
    • ​Led by Tom Berg, Jeff Lewis and Ben Krall
    • Meeting at 10375 165th St W, Lakeville.
    • Studying "Thirty Virtues that Build a Man"
    • ​Contact numbers: 651-434-8495, 952-486-0488 or 952-454-5654
  • Wednesdays at 6:30 a.m.
    • Led by Ron Wright
    • Reading "Do the Next Right Thing"
    • Meeting at Burnsville Campus
    • Contact for more info.
  • Thursdays at 6 a.m.
    • Led by Dan Feldkamp
    • Resolute study
    • Contact for more info.

IronWorks for Men

Led by Pastor Roger Thompson, IronWorks exists to strengthen men through the teaching of God’s Word and the application of God’s truth to everyday issues. These 8-week men's Bible studies feature live teaching and small group discussions. Come any time or all the time. Visit IronWorks for more.

Fridays | 6:30-7:30 a.m.| Burnsville Campus Room 114
Wednesdays | 6:30-8 p.m.| Burnsville Campus Room 119

Real Men Pray

Fridays 6:30-7:30 a.m. | Burnsville Campus Room 114

Even when IronWorks concludes our formal teaching series, we will continue to meet for prayer on Friday mornings. You don't need to be a prayer warrior to attend; we are just like Jesus' disciples, who asked: "Lord, teach us to pray."  Join us for progress in your praying life, good fellowship, and breakfast afterwards.

Men's Events

See an interactive list of all of upcoming men's events at the bottom of our men's page.


Roger Thompson, Teaching & Men's Ministries Pastor 
Mendie Skarp, Men's Ministries Associate 

Membership Classes at Lakeville

Membership at Berean

Our purpose is to see our lives, our community, and our world transformed by the power of the gospel.

And we invite you to be a part of it. Register to participate in one of our quarterly membership classes to better understand life at Berean, our vision, and what we believe. Membership helps you go beyond simply attending by partnering with us as we gather, grow, give and go.

Our next membership classes at Lakeville are set for 


Service Times & Location

Lakeville Campus

Kenwood Trail Middle School

19455 Kenwood Trail
Lakeville, MN 55044


Education Hour: 9:00 AM*
Modern Service: 10:30 AM


4/19/19  Good Friday 6 PM              (0-4 yrs childcare)

4/21/19  Easter Sunday 10:30 AM    (0-5th grade childcare)


*Education hour not available during the summer. 

Upcoming Events

18mayallday19Membership ClassesLakeville & Burnsville(All Day)

19mayalldayCompassion Sunday(All Day: sunday)

19may4:30 pm5:15 pmMission Trip Information Meeting4:30 pm - 5:15 pm Berean Baptist Church Sanctuary

19may6:00 pmChild Dedication6:00 pm Burnsville Campus

19may6:00 pmBaptisms6:00 pm Burnsville Campus Worship Center

19may6:00 pmFaithFamily Celebration6:00 pm Burnsville Campus

22may6:00 pmOscars: Berean Youth High School6:00 pm

22may6:30 pmCrazy Kickball: Berean Youth Middle School6:30 pm Berean Baptist Church

01jun9:30 amAmnion Walk for Life: Women's Outdoor Adventures9:30 am Berean Baptist Church

01jun6:00 pmBerean Young Adult Tailgate6:00 pm

02jun12:00 pmFirst Connection, Lakeville12:00 pm Lakeville Campus

04junalldayBerean Youth 2019 Summer Outreach(All Day: tuesday)

10junallday15Berean Youth Mission Camp 2019(All Day)

26jun6:30 pm8:30 pmBerean Youth: Summer Fest6:30 pm - 8:30 pm