Missions and Outreach

We want to Engage, Equip, and Empower you to make a kingdom impact outside the church walls.

At The Journey North, outreach is about building God’s kingdom through Christ-centered, church-led community transformation where we live and around the world.

This is why the firstfruits—the first 10% of The Journey North’s tithe—goes back to the kingdom by supporting local, national, and international outreach initiatives. The generosity of TJN members has allowed us to send funds, resources, and people to locations near and far to make a difference for the kingdom. We have also been able to develop strategic partnerships with churches, missionaries, and ministries all over the globe.

Ruby’s Pantry

Ruby’s Pantry is a non-profit food ministry serving our community. A $25 donation will get you an abundance of groceries. If you’re interested in volunteering with Ruby’s at either our Aitkin or Baxter Campus please fill out a volunteer application here.

Baxter | Brainerd

Ruby’s Pantry food distribution is located at the Northern Pacific Center, 1511 Northern Pacific Center, Brainerd, MN, on the 2nd Tuesday of the month. Food distribution begins at 4:30pm and ends at 6:00pm


Ruby’s Pantry food distribution is located at our Aitkin Campus, 810 2nd St NW, Aitkin, MN 56431 on the 1st Saturday of every month. Food distribution begins at 9:00am and ends at 10:30am.

Missions Trips (IMPACT)

Serve those in need and minister to the lost around the world. Experience a life-changing ministry trip with your TJN family! We are currently offering trips to Honduras and Ukraine. View the upcoming mission trips on our IMPACT website.

Impact is a child sponsorship program. We are a non-profit Christian international mission with the purpose to Engage, Equip & Empower underprivileged children around the world for the cause of Christ. We work alongside international partners who work directly with the children to invest in their lives by providing whole-life care that encompasses their physical, social, economic and spiritual needs. We strive to be like Jesus by showing unconditional love to the poor and needy; we do this all for the glory of God!

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