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Sunday Gathering

Get an online taste of our vision for The Grove Planting Project’s worship experience — powerful music, compelling teaching, and a truly welcoming environment.



Build relationships and find encouragement for following the way of Jesus in everyday life.



Have fun and connect with others as we work with community partners to make Cottage Grove an even better place to live.



Come alongside other community organizations working to meet the needs of families in Cottage Grove.


Join us each Sunday evening at 5pm on Facebook Live or Church Online for an alternative worship experience.

What’s alternative mean?



Groups are intentionally smaller environments meant to grow meaningful relationships and encourage us in following the way of Jesus. With the onset of the COVID-19, most groups have been moved fully online.

Grove Groups

While we remain physically distanced, we don’t have to be alone! Grove Group are made up of 8-10 people who provide each other with care and encouragement. While there are varying levels of commitment, all Grove Groups share some things in common:

    – Weekly engagement around worship

    – Monthly get-togethers 

    – On-going care

Interested? We’d love to connect you to a Grove Group that is just right for you!


I prefer a group that meets:

4 + 3 =

Cottage Grove and Surrounding Area – Laid Off, Furloughed, and Job Loss group

This group is meant to share resources and build community for those in the Cottage Grove (MN) area who have been laid off, furloughed, or lost their job due to COVID-19.

Our hope is that you find this group to be empowering and encouraging. As such, members who disrespect or discourage one another may be removed at the administrator’s discretion.


Get out into the community. Have fun with friends and family. Build relationships. Make a difference.

Emergency Meal Assembly

Every Thursday . 11am - 1pm . 8600 90th Street s

The Grove in partnership with Washington County and SoWashCoCARES is delivering meals to families in need in our community. Volunteers are needed at The Grove Planting Project in Cottage Grove (8600 90th St S) every Thursday at 11 am for approximately two hours to assemble cold food into family serving size containers. Sign up for specific dates below. You will be emailed a reminder and detailed instructions one day prior to your volunteer date. Thank you!


As a part of the larger Cottage Grove community, we’re dedicated with working alongside a variety of other organizations in order to make our city an even better place to live for all. 

armstrong elementary

We’ve been working with our neighbors at Armstrong Elementary School to provide cold weather clothing. Here’s a list of outstanding items which you can donate.


SoWashCo CARES — South Washington County Community Action Reaching Every Student — helps meet the basic needs of students and their families. Through the SoWashCo CARES Facebook page, followers in the community can see posts requesting specific items for families in need.

St croix family resource center

We’ve been helping support and promote the St. Croix Family Resource Center’s new Youth Connections Drop-in Center for teenagers experiencing homelessness in Cottage Grove.