Women's Study - Children of the Day
Jun
20
8:00 AM08:00

Women's Study - Children of the Day

Join Beth Moore and walk the shores of Thessalonica with this verse-by-verse Bible study of 1 and 2 Thessalonians. Children of the Day sheds light on the relationships shared by those who comprise the church. Through this study we will gain assurance our circumstances and conditions are not coincidental. God’s timing is impeccable! Whether you're facing family crises, medical diagnoses, relationship troubles, doubts, or fears, you will receive encouragement for living the Christian life now and hope for when Christ returns.

We'll meet on Tuesdays between June 20 and August 23 (skipping Tuesday, July 4th). If planning to attend, please fill out the short form below. At this time, there is no childcare available, but depending on need, we may be able to arrange. Attendees are asked to purchase companion study book on their own. Available on Amazon here.

“You are children of the light and children of the day. We do not belong to the night or to the darkness.” 1 Thessalonians 5:5
 
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All-In
Jun
11
12:30 PM12:30

All-In

June 11

Join Kevin and Yo at The Bridge as they go through the Gospel, Doctrines, The Bridge's CORE beliefs (including why and when we are baptized), The Mission, Vision and Values of The Bridge Bible Church. It's a great class if you would like to expand your knowledge of The Bridge past The Bridge in 7 or are ready to take a step towards becoming a Covenant Partner at The Bridge Bible Church. To take this free class, please fill out the signup form below.

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Prayer Night
Jun
6
7:00 PM19:00

Prayer Night

Please join us tonight at The Bridge from 7 to 8pm for a time of talking with God on matters concerning his Kingdom in and around The Bridge community. He has promised to give wisdom to anyone who asks (James 1:5), so let's ask! There are lots of other things to pray about.  Don't be shy -- everyone is unique and everyone has a unique role to fulfill in prayer. Your presence alone will be an encouragement to everyone.

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Tutapona
Jun
4
9:00 AM09:00

Tutapona

We will be healed. It’s a pretty strong statement. A declaration, an anthem. Presumptuous perhaps. But we know it to be true and that’s why we call ourselves Tutapona – Swahili for ‘We will be healed’.

Join us on June 5th as we invite Carl Gaede and family to share what has transpired since they last visited us.

Tutapona provides trauma rehabilitation programs to the most vulnerable people in the world. The forgotten millions. The ones living in refugee camps, fleeing war zones and fighting for their lives.

In 2008 Carl and Julie Gaede followed God’s calling to East Africa to work with child soldiers.  It was here Tutapona was birthed and begun as the Gaedes moved themselves and their two young girls to Uganda.  In just 8 years, Tutapona provided trauma rehabilitation programs to over 36,000 people.  In 2016 the Gaede family moved to Iraq to set up the first Tutapona office in the Middle East to work with Syrian, Kurdish, and Yazidi brothers and sisters who have been scarred by the effects of the conflict around them.

Learn more at www.tutapona.com and www.facebook.com/tutapona   

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Summer Picnic
May
28
12:30 PM12:30

Summer Picnic

The Bridge's Kidzone is sponsoring a Summer Picnic for the Bridge community. After second service on Sunday, May 28th, we'll head to Larry Forrest Park in Somerset. Everyone is invited to come and join us for a kid friendly lunch and games to kick off summer!

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Strubbe Farewell Party
Apr
30
12:00 PM12:00

Strubbe Farewell Party

Join Us!

As the Strubbe's time in Somerset draws near to the end, we want to take the time to celebrate as a church body a few weeks before they leave. We will be hosting a picnic at Larry Forrest Park after second service. Food, drinks and games will be provided. You're welcome to bring lawn chairs and/or yard games. Everyone is welcome - come join the fun!

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1335: Gaelin Elmore
Apr
19
7:45 PM19:45

1335: Gaelin Elmore

1335 Youth Group features Somerset alum and Minnesota Gopher alum Gaelin Elmore. Gaelin graduated from Somerset in 2014. He accepted a football scholarship to the U of M where he became a standout defensive lineman and team leader. This spring Gaelin will earn his degree, taking just three years to do so. 

This event is open to all area high schoolers as Gaelin will share the impact Christ has had on his life. One lucky winner will also be the recipient of a couple of donated Gopher tickets to a football game next fall. Share this exciting opportunity with fellow students and join us at 7:45pm at the Bridge Bible Church.

If you have any questions, please contact Jeff.

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The Explicit Gospel
Apr
17
to Apr 24

The Explicit Gospel

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You know you know it…
But then again, maybe you don’t.

Even if you go to church, it doesn’t mean that you are being exposed to the gospel explicitly. Sure, most people talk about Jesus, and about being good and avoiding bad, but the gospel message simply isn’t there—at least not in its specificity and its fullness.

This Bible Study led by Bridge elder Yo VanderBent makes explicit the multifaceted truths of the gospel. Matt Chandler clearly defines the saving power of the gospel and then articulates what the gospel does for believers after salvation. He challenges you to embrace and rely on the gospel to grow in Christlikeness, to persevere in your faith, to serve others in the power of Christ, and to celebrate your eternal redemption.

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Easter Services
Apr
16
9:00 AM09:00

Easter Services

If you’re looking for an Easter service to attend- join us! We’ve been praying for you. We have two services, one at 9am and another one at 10:45am. Whether you dress casual or put on your Easter best, there's room for everyone. We encourage you to grab a cup of coffee and enjoy the service. Happy Easter!

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Money & Marriage
Mar
30
6:30 PM18:30

Money & Marriage

Money & Marriage

A NIGHT OUT WORTH INVESTING IN!

Join our group today and save! It’s time for a fun night out with your spouse - to laugh, reconnect, and grow together. Learn fresh ways to effectively communicate, re-align the goals of your relationship and your finances, and gain new strategies to strengthen your marriage. The best of life is ahead of you!

Register Here and enter promo code THEBRIDGE at checkout to save $16 per event pass ($10 off and waived $5.99 service fees). Cost of the tickets continues to go up as more and more are sold, so don't hesitate to signup and save today! Money & Marriage takes place on Thursday March 30th from 6:30pm-9:30pm at Grace Church in Eden Prairie.

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Baptisms
Mar
19
9:00 AM09:00

Baptisms

Baptisms will be on Sunday, March 19th during 1st and 2nd services. If you would like to be baptized, please contact the BRIDGE office and let them know which service you will be going to. Please note, the Immerse class (offered February 26th) is a prerequisite to being baptized at the Bridge.

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High School Lock-In
Mar
17
to Mar 18

High School Lock-In

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Lock-In

It's here! The annual Lock-In for area high schoolers is at the BRIDGE Bible Church on Friday March 17th from 8pm-6am. Activities take place at the BRIDGE and Somerset Middle School Gym (except for the Photo Scavenger Hunt which will cover the New Richmond/Somerset areas). Space is limited, cost is $10 (covers activities/food/drink). To save your spot, sign up below; don't forget to print out and bring your mandatory signed Permission Slip.

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This only reserves your spot, you must bring your permission slip and $10 on or before the night of the Lock-In.


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Get Answers
Mar
5
9:00 AM09:00

Get Answers

Does God exist? How can anyone believe in religion when science has neither a need nor a place for God? Is evolution happening today? If God is a God of love, why do we suffer and die? Creation Ministries International is coming to your area soon with answers to these important questions. Come and hear Dr Robert Carter expose the bankruptcy of the evolutionary myth. You’ll be amazed to see how weak the scientific evidence for evolution is. To find out more join us on Sunday March 5 at either service.

 

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All-In
Jan
22
12:00 PM12:00

All-In

An Elder at The Bridge will go through the Gospel, Doctrines, The Bridge's CORE beliefs (including why and when we are baptized), The Mission, Vision and Values of The Bridge Bible Church. If you are ready to take a step towards becoming a Covenant Partner at The Bridge Bible Church, this class is a must. Childcare is available.

 

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No Apologies
Jan
13
7:00 PM19:00

No Apologies

No Apologies

A common question among children is "why?" It's a natural way to learn about the world we live in (and to try to find loopholes in parental rules). While it's a simple question to ask, it's not always easy to answer. Just a few "whys" can lead to topics that some people spend a lifetime studying, like "why is it snowing?"

Questions about our faith can be like that, too. "Why do you believe Jesus is alive?" "Why do you believe the Bible?" How would you handle them? If you've wanted to get more prepared for such discussions with your friends, come join Jon Krueger for the No Apologies class on Fridays, January 13th - Januaray 27th, from 7-8:15pm in the Gathering space at The Bridge. We'll get at those questions and many more and, just as important, how to go about handling them when they come up. As the apostle Peter wrote, we should:

always [be] prepared to make a defense to anyone who asks you for a reason for the hope that is in you.

(1 Peter 3:15)

Childcare available if requested. 

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Financial Peace University
Jan
8
12:30 PM12:30

Financial Peace University

Financial Peace University

Dave Ramsey and his teaching team will walk you through the basics of budgeting, dumping debt, planning for the future, and much more. Led at the BRIDGE by Mark Serier and Nathan Hawes, this class will meet for nine weeks. During this time, you’ll learn Dave Ramsey’s seven easy-to-follow Baby Steps to create a budget, get out of debt, and make a plan for your money! Plus, your FPU membership includes 16 weeks of online access to view each lesson anytime!

Within the first 90 days of taking FPU, an average family saves $2,700 and pays off $5,300! More than 4.5 million people have changed their futures with FPU. You can too!
Beginning January 8th, classes are Sundays from 12:30-2:00pm. Signup button below:

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Operation Christmas Child Packing Party
Nov
13
12:30 PM12:30

Operation Christmas Child Packing Party

The Operation Christmas Child packing party is after second service on Nov. 13th in the conference room next to the kitchen. For more details contact Rita Krueger through the Bridge Facebook Group.

If you can't attend the party, but would still like to participate in Operation Christmas Child, you may pick up a box from the Bridge Office or Get Connected area. We will be collecting Operation Christmas Child boxes on Sunday Nov. 6th and Sunday Nov. 13th.

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Lecrae Concert
Nov
9
5:45 PM17:45

Lecrae Concert

Lecrae is a two-time GRAMMY Award winning hip-hop artist whose 2014 album, Anomaly, debuted at #1 on the Billboard Top 200, Rap, Digital, Christian, Gospel, and Independent charts. His seven studio albums and mixtapes have sold more than 1.9 million copies and he has co-headlined some of the best-selling tours in the U.S., according to Pollstar.

Lecrae has been nominated for five GRAMMY Awards, including Best Rap Performance 2014, a win for Best Gospel Album in 2013 and Best Contemporary Christian Music Performance/Song in 2015, as well as won seven Dove Awards, a Billboard Music Award, two Soul Train Music Awards and garnered BET Hip Hop Awards and BET Awards nominations. Lecrae’s call for redemption through positive change has placed him at the forefront of causes close to his heart. Referring to himself as a ‘social anthropologist,’ Lecrae seeks the most authentic connection possible with fans around the world who embrace his music. Lecrae resides in Atlanta, Georgia with his wife and three children.

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