Welcome to Mission Outpost! The Prince of Peace community, in partnership with The Salvation Army, is called to connect with people in need in the south metro area. If you are experiencing a difficult time for any reason, Mission Outpost is a hub of hope and wholeness where you can receive food and support from caring individuals.

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Hours | Community Resource Center | Volunteer | Donate | Guest Eligibility | Directions

Hours & Services

Mission Outpost is open for full services – food, clothing, linens, household items, hygiene items, community resources. Appointments are required and can be made by calling 952-898-9311. Guests are invited to receive food one time a month.

  • Monday 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Tuesday 11:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Wednesday 4:00 – 6:00 pm
  • Thursday 1:00 – 3:00 pm
  • There will be no Thursday Farmer’s Market

Community Resource Center

Mission Outpost strives to understand and support individuals and families as they progress from where they are to where they want to be. The Community Resource Center is made up of trained volunteers who can help you navigate the various programs available to you through Dakota County. Please contact the Resource Center at 952-898-9394 or resources@popmn.org for assistance with the following:

  • Application process for Employment and Economic Assistance
  • SNAP (Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program)
  • Job search
  • Resume writing
  • Food and nutrition
  • MNsure
  • Mental health resources

 

Job Search Links

Volunteer

Volunteer Orientation | Tuesday, July 20 | 6:30 pm | Atrium, Christian Life Center
Make a difference in someone’s life by serving in Mission Outpost. Several safety precautions are in place to create a safe space for our guests, volunteers and staff. Volunteers must attend an orientation session before they can serve. During this orientation we will share safety protocols and describe the different areas where you can serve. Please register here for our next volunteer orientation on July 20 at 6:30 pm in the Atrium of the Christian Life Center.


Volunteers who have completed orientation must also sign up for a shift in advance. No walk-in volunteers will be accepted, due to COVID-19 precautions. If you are interested in serving with Mission Outpost, please email us at outpost@popmn.org.


Our “Navigator” program allows us to walk alongside an individual or family to help them get from where they are to where they want to be. This long-term program uses personal contacts, congregational and community supports, County services, and other resources, to create a well rounded, wholistic approach that assists our guests in reaching THEIR goals. Some of our next steps include mental health courses and education on health issues such as diabetes and heart disease. If you would like to be a part of our team please contact Linda Olson for more information via email or 952-898-9307.

Mission Outpost is accepting donations of seasonal clothing, basic kitchen items, linens, non-perishable food and hygiene items. Donations may be dropped off during donation center hours, listed below. We do not accept home décor, baby equipment, toys, out of season clothing, furniture, and electronics at any time.

Donation Hours

  • Monday 9:00 am – noon – Door J, lower level Christian Life Center
  • Wednesday 9:00 am – noon – Door J, lower level Christian Life Center
  • Wednesday 4:00-6:30 pm – Door J, lower level Christian Life Center
  • Sunday 8:45-11:00 am – donation truck outside main entrance of Worship Center

Please do not drop off items during other times or at other doors.

Guest Eligibility

The first time that guests register for the current year, we request that you bring:

  • Photo ID for everyone in the family who is 18 and older (driver’s license or copy of one, school ID, passport)
  • Identification for everyone in the family 17 and under (SS card, medical card, school ID, birth certificate)

Each time you visit, we request that you bring:

  • Your photo ID and a copy of a current utility bill, medical bill, county mail, etc.

Directions

Please park in the parking lot on the west side of the Christian Life Center building and enter through Door H, located on the south side of the building.

CONTACT
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email
952‐898‐9311

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