The blessing of Westgate

The blessing of Westgate

Westgate Church came through in a pinch to help provide Christmas gifts to all of our participants. Westgate (formerly Wayzata Free Evangelical Church) has been a long time missions partner of FreedomWorks and we appreciate their ability to step in when we needed the...
Welcome our new participants!

Welcome our new participants!

As the renovation of the Lyndale site reaches completion, we are now able to comfortably furnish rooms and begin to welcome our newest FreedomWorks participants. Our first participant at the Lyndale site that came directly from the Department of Corrections has higher...
Reconcile to Community

Reconcile to Community

One of our core beliefs is to help participants reconcile to community. One way they can start is to volunteer on campus. This week we celebrate all of our Volunteers of the Month and recognize two very special individuals, our Volunteers of the Year. Davy is being...
Lyndale Construction Funding Secured

Lyndale Construction Funding Secured

We met our $150,000 fundraising goal for the renovations at the new Lyndale and have completed most of the necessary construction and have moved forward in furnishing rooms and recruit new participants that would like to reconcile with God, Family, and...
Charlie- a Graduate reconciling with family

Charlie- a Graduate reconciling with family

Charlie graduated from his FreedomWorks program in the Spring of 2022 and has transitioned off campus. Since then he remains active in the community as a volunteer at the Bread of Life Food Shelf and using his skills to help with the remodeling of the new Lyndale...
Celebrating Chris’s success!

Celebrating Chris’s success!

Chris joined FreedomWorks in December of 2021 following the completion of a women’s program at a partnering ministry.  Chris was not quite ready to live independently without various supports for maintaining sobriety and growing with life skills.  FreedomWorks was an...
Lyndale construction updates

Lyndale construction updates

As the seasons change, priority was placed on preparing the Lyndale property for winter weather while we await word from funding partners. There was some significant rot and damage to the roof. With those sections of the underlayment repaired, the flat roof was...
Celebrating Success

Celebrating Success

Jason arrived at FreedomWorks in the fall of 2020 as a participant in the Recovery Community as a participant in the Independent Success Program.  Prior to Jason arriving at FreedomWorks, Jason had returned to the community after being incarcerated and for 30 months...
In Memory of Kevin

In Memory of Kevin

A beloved brother, Kevin Rahman passed away from heart failure early Sunday morning. Kevin has been a volunteer and mentor with FreedomWorks since 2008. He led our choir and worship team for ten years. Kevin will be missed by the entire FreedomWorks community....