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Bakken Oil Rush Ministry

Bakken Oil Rush Ministry

The Bakken Oil Rush ministry, located in Watford City, ND, serving the area with the intention of meeting the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the people who have now made their homes in the oil field country. Care. Connect. Collaborate is the tagline, mission and motto of the ministry.

Bakken Oil Rush ministry offers three kinds of outreach:

Volunteer Working

A worker in Watford City picks out some items at the thrift store. Photo by Dave Stucke, Dakotas Conference.

Thrift store—Clothing and household items are sold for a very nominal fee including coats, hoodies, caps, gloves, snow pants/coveralls, warm socks, blankets, coffee pots, toasters, dishes, and much more.

The Gathering Place— A event held twice a month, where they serve a meal, do a devotional/teaching, and help folks looking for work and/or needing someone to talk to.

Community events— The Bakken Oil Rush Ministry also hosts special clothing giveaways, back-to-school community event, a Christmas celebration event, and the Comedy Café, which is a community fund raiser.

Contact information: 2nd Ave NE, Watford City, North Dakota 58854, e-mail, phone: 605-268-0058, website, Facebook page.