Dr. Gabriel & Ebony Warren live in Bemidji and serve respectively as the Assistant Professor of Marketing & MBA Program Director at BSU (www.bemidjistate.edu) and the Students First Program Director (www.StudentsFirstMN.com). Jim Hodgson interviews them about their backgrounds, coming to faith in Jesus, local church & community involvement, & insight on how today we as […]
Dr. Alejandro (Alex) Mandes serves as the Executive Director of the EFCA’s All People Initiative (www.efca.org/ministries/all-people-initiative) serving multicultural, immigrant, & marginalized people. JIm Hodgson interviews him about his background, faith in Jesus, & wisdom on how we today as the Church can keep the unity of the Spirit through the bond of peace (Eph. 4:3) in […]
Here are some Multi-Ethnic Ministry Resources that our Church Ministries & Center for Indian Ministries teams utilize & recommend to leaders seeking to learn more from another ethic perspective, especially on Native & African American ministry. This was presented to our Net of the North fellowship of pastors & ministry leaders here in Bemidji on […]
On April 16th in Bemidji’s Net of the North (netofthenorth.com) fellowship Denae Alamano, Executive Director of Bemidji’s United Way (www.unitedwaybemidji.org), presented about their local efforts in helping to address emergency needs during this global pandemic. Denae & her husband are part of Bemidji’s Covenant Church. Watch Now
Bemidji’s “Ruby’s Pantry” (www.rubyspantry.org) grocery distribution ministry took place this last Wednesday (April 15) at the Sanford Center with new health safety protocols in place during our global pandemic. Like grocery stores, this ministry is considered “essential” by local authorities. Bemidji’s United Way (www.unitedwaybemidji.org/) provided 60 additional staff & students from BSU to replace the […]
On January 30, 2020 Oak Hills hosted a “Human Trafficking” presentation during our Community Life Hour. Gabrielle Congrave, of Support Within Reach (www.supportwithinreach.org) & coordinator of Beltrami County’s “Headwaters Alliance Against Sex Trafficking & Exploitation (HAASTE)”, led the MDH presentation & was introduced by Jim Hodgson, our Director of Church & Community Relations. Jim has […]
Our 2019 Women’s Breakaway retreat (June 12-15) is the longest running Oak Hills Fellowship gathering and featured speaker Rebecca Meidinger of Fargo, ND.