Minnesota’s Largest Church Receives $17 Million Donation

Check out this story from this week’s Ministry Briefing.

Minnesota’s largest church has gotten a lot larger — thanks to a $17 million contribution. Eagle Brook Church, which has six locations and 22,000 weekly worshipers, has confirmed that it has received the enormous donation. The gift was promised four years ago but not disclosed until the final payment was made this month.

Here are the highlights:

  • Eagle Brook Church, Minnesota’s largest church
  • $17 million gift from ONE donor!
  • The donor gave anonymously,  rare for such a large gift
  • Their annual budget is $21 million
  • Largest gift to one church in 2015 nationally

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Why it matters:

  • What would you do with a gift like this?
  • This gift came out of an intentional meeting with the lead pastor.
  • Who is there in your church that you should be ‘cultivating’?
  • How can gifts like this spur additional generosity?


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