“It was for freedom that Christ set us free; therefore keep standing firm and do not be subject again to a yoke of slavery.” -Galatians 5:1

Vision:  

To free men from the curse of crime and guide them to a satisfying life walking with God

Mission Statement: 

A Christian community providing housing and a pathway to meaningful employment, trusting God to transform the lives of former prisoners through Bible study, personal accountability, service, and fellowship.

Our Mission Is To:

  • Reduce the rate of recidivism in Minnesota (defined here as re-convicted of a felony and returned to prison) by providing practical support to men and women released from prison or rehab treatment programs.
  • Meet the needs of former offenders for housing, employment, individual and family counseling, spiritual and vocational guidance, job coaching, food, clothing and transportation for program participants.
  • Provide former offenders with quality training and resources that educate, equip and offer access to adult support from the community at large for each individual program participant and their families.
  • Provide former offenders with service opportunities.

Goal Statement: Reconciled for Life

The goal of FreedomWorks is to equip men with the tools needed to provide life-long aftercare that transforms violent predators into courageous peacemakers, hardcore criminals into upstanding citizens, and absent fathers into loving dads. Based on the following principles:

  • Honesty: the ability to know when you’re off-track
  • Humility: reaching out and asking for help
  • Confession: speaking the truth out loud
  • Reconciliation: making things right
  • Gratitude: giving back


The FreedomWorks program focuses on creating a safe and encouraging living environment that guides men into new relationships, positive support systems, and Christ-centered studies. We provide resources for career development and housing stability.

Our program complements 12-step recovery groups and encourages new relationships through fellowship. We engage residents, mentors, and volunteers in service opportunities, such as; food drives and local church services. Each program requirement aims to foster disciplines that sustain an abundant life in Christ.

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Join us for our upcoming THURSDAY NIGHT CONNECTION

The Connection is a gateway for those interested in the FreedomWorks ministry and mission. It is a night that many mentors, volunteers, and residents come together for sharing a meal, being equipped and building new relationships.

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