- Phone: (952)474-8893
- Mailing Address: 301 County Road 19, Excelsior, MN 55331
Backpack Give Back
During late July and August each year we organize a school supply drive. School supplies are provided directly to Chaska, Chanhassen, and Minnetonka schools, several local service organizations, families from our Community Meal, and families in our community. This means that we need more backpacks and supplies than ever.
New Friends Community Meal
Date and time of meal: Last Thursday of the month, 5:30-6:30pm
Work as part of a team to host and provide a free meal to the community. This is a great opportunity to donate your time, friendship, food, or fellowship helping community members in need.
New Friends Community Garden
Sign up for a week during spring or summer to work in our Community Garden. All produce is used at the New Friends Community Meal or donated to ICA food shelves.
The shelter provides care for children who are at risk of abuse or neglect. Many volunteer opportunities are available both on and offsite.
An outreach program of Lutheran Social Services, Rezek House provides transitional housing for 12 homeless youth ages 16 to 21. Each spring, Mount Calvary holds a shower for the residents. Each December, Mount Calvary collects two or three gifts for each of Rezek House's 12 residents. Contacts: and Dick Shell
Meals on Wheels
Help deliver noon meals to people who cannot prepare their own. Mount Calvary volunteer drivers are assigned to deliver meals one week each month. Contacts: Liz Housman (763) 694-1065 or email Tom Lindquist at
Intercongregation Communities Association ( ICA ) Ministry
ICA provides emergency financial assistance, transportation assistance, and food shelf services for those in need right here in our community. Contact: and Dick Shell