Upcoming Events

What is transformation? Can you define transformation in 20 words or less?

Please take a moment and answer this question as creatively as possible. All out-of-the-box thinking is welcome.  Your responses will be posted on the presbytery’s website and used at the upcoming Transformation Training.

Transformation ... going beyond change
Transformation 2018 Ministry Event
Location: First Presbyterian Church, St. Cloud, Minnesota
April 5-7, 2018

Minnesota Valleys Presbytery is partnering with Midwest Initiative for Leading Transition to host a two and half day transformation training event. The event is designed for congregation teams and will focus on the complexity of leading churches through a transformation process. The faculty will address the misconceptions of the one size fits most concepts of church growth strategies. Trained in building the capacities of leaders to enter systems, coach change and resourcing various congregational systems this event will assist participants in retooling for ministry in the 21st century.

Participants can expect to return home with a greater understanding of:

  • Leading change in the 21st Century Church
  • Working within systems
  • Cultural and systemic challenges to ministry today
  • Transformation models
  • Vocational Discernment
  • Visioning for the future
Flyer and registration

Scholarship Application

Tuesday, May 22 at Ebenezer Presbyterian Church of Renville 
Tuesday, August 21 at First Presbyterian Church of Brainerd 
Saturday, November 3 at First Presbyterian Church of Dawson

Presbytery Packet, Part 1 - February
Presbytery Packet, Part 2 - February
Necrology Report 2017 - February
Rules, Motions, Motion Form


The Presbytery of Minnesota Valleys includes 56 congregations, with 6,871 members. They range in size from fewer than 25 members to more than 400 and are involved in everything from local support groups to international missions..

Map of the Presbytery of Minnesota Valleys
Church directions in our Presbytery: www.pcusa.org/search/congregations/

2018 Per Capita - $40.13 Total
$27.00 for Presbytery
$5.40 for Synod
$7.73 for GA

General Mission Pledge Form for 2018

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