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June 18, 2019

Started off this summer with an amazing first TORCH event! We had an early start on the bus to start our busy beautiful day of service and fun beginning with a service activity at Second Harvest. I am very confident in saying that we are all expert on carrots now. For...

February 22, 2019

TORCH teens and families joined Westwood Church in Chanhassen for their annual Feed My Starving Children Meal Pack last night. We helped Westwood pack their one millionth meal and feed over 2,100 children for a year. Wow!! 

December 22, 2018

Powerful day for TORCH to bring Christmas joy to families experiencing a hard year through the Salvation Army Toy Shop.  Our teens and many parents jumped in to help match families with gifts for 288 children during our shift alone.  Praying for God's love to touch all...

November 30, 2018

Operation Christmas Child was a new experience for our entire TORCH crew and we can't wait to go back!  Teens sorted through shoeboxes making sure the boxes were all age appropriate and safe.  They then sealed the boxes and prepared them for shipping all over the world...

November 7, 2018

This event definitely needs a repeat!  We had a blast learning how to curl at the Chaska Curling Center this morning.  After a pizza lunch and a few minutes at the park next door, we were able to spend some time with the wonderful residents of Auburn Home Chaska.  We w...

October 14, 2018

Paintball with 50 of your closest friends... what more needs to be said!

September 16, 2018

TORCH teens were a HUGE help at the St. Hubert Harvest festival.  Teens took shifts running the Bottle Bonanza game, Inflatable Kiddie Castle, Inflatable Obstacle Course, Basketball Free Throw, Football Toss, and helped with BINGO.  Then stuck around for food, fun, and...

August 7, 2018

What a cool way to end the season.  Many of us got to experience our first home mass just for TORCH teens!  We then bussed over to Valleyfair to go on some amazing rides and where the teens became the photographers for a selfie contest.

August 2, 2018

The TORCH youth took to the Holy Family High School cafeteria in the latest TORCH Summer Stretch Flex event. This week, they worked with Habitat for Humanity, learning about homelessness and poverty issues while building toyboxes with our awesome parent volunteers. The...

July 24, 2018

On July 24th, TORCH continued their look at homelessness and poverty in the Twin Cities by partnering with Second Harvest Heartland for a Minnesota Hunger 101 Simulation.  Teens were asked to take on the life circumstances of someone in Minnesota at risk for hunger.  T...

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