Arrive Ministries

Willmar has become a dynamic place as God is bringing the nations to our doorstep! Engaging refugees and immigrants with the love of Christ is the mission of Arrive Ministries. There are many exciting opportunities to serve directly with Arrive, including our own Refuge Church summer camp with immigrants each July.

Willmar United Campus Ministry

Meal servers and food providers are needed every Tuesday & Wednesday out at the ministry center across from Ridgewater College when classes are in session. Click on "learn more" to learn about this great ministry to college students , many who see WUCM as a "home away from home" while they are in Willmar for education. There is also a link below to sign up to serve or contact Jeff Schmitz with WUCM.


ATLAS of West Central Minnesota walks alongside individuals who are seeking to move beyond life-controlling issues such as emotional hurts, marriage problems, family problems, addictions, financial problems, depression, and loneliness. They are seeking to train adults who would serve as mentors to others with the love and compassion of Christ.

Family Promise

Family Promise of Kandiyohi County's mission is to help homeless families by uniting the faith communities of the area to help them find affordable housing while maintaining their dignity. Volunteer opportunities to provide meals and fellowship exist through Refuge Church in our role as a host church during several weeks scattered throughout the year.

Hope Pregnancy Center

Hope Pregnancy Center of Willmar educates, supports and empowers women & men facing pregnancy decisions. They rely on donations of baby items up to age two and have opportunities for volunteering as well.  Scroll down the link below to learn more. You will see a  request to join their private Facebook group and a phone number  for inquiries about volunteering.

Kandiyohi Co. Food Shelf

Volunteer opportunities exist for drivers and shopping assistants with our local food shelf in Willmar. The link will give you  a phone number for more information about volunteering.

The Salvation Army

There's a lot more opportunities to volunteer beyond the bell ringing we all associate with The Salvation Army.  Scroll down the link below to find out more and get connected here locally.