Chili Cook-Off & Silent Auction Fundraiser

Crossview Covenant Church (map)


Get ready for food and fun at our annual Chili Cook-Off and Silent Auction Fundraiser!

Sunday, March 18, 4:30-8:30pm
at Crossview Covenant Church,
2000 Howard Drive W, North Mankato.

Event Schedule:
4:30pm - Doors Open and Chili Check-In
4:45pm - Chili Tasting Begins & Silent Auction Opens
7:00pm - Chili Cook-Off Awards
7:45pm - Silent Auction Closes
7:45-8:30pm - Checkout

Come and sample the chili entries and vote on your favorite. You’ll also be able to bid on tons of items at the silent auction, including...
- Round of golf with Brad Jackson
- Authentic Swedish Fika with Aaron & Stina Thompson
- Guided walleye fishing weekend at a lake home on Lake Mille Lacs with Alex Ramerth
- 3-Night Stay at the Lutsen Sea Villas on Lake Superior
- Young Living Thieves products gift basket
- Guided bass/northern fishing day trip
- Schmidts Meat Market basket
- Children’s book basket from Capstone
- Handcrafted Jewelry by Kari Rodman
- Family Game Night basket
- Scrapbooking gift basket
- Handcrafted wood burned wall hanging
- Metal wall art
- Minnesota Vikings apparel & merchandise
- Family Movie Night basket
- Many handcrafted items
- Gift certificates from... Bounce Town • Bass Pro • Cabelas • Davis Comfort Systems • Dicks Sporting Goods • Exclusively Diamonds • Flying Penguin • Greg’s Champion Auto • Inspired Portrait Photography • KPix Photo • Murphy Photography Design • Nicollet Bike Shop • The YMCA • Scheels • and more!

You can still enter your chili recipe in the cook-off for a chance at winning the title of “Crossview’s Best Chili!” Email Alex Ramerth to sign up.

Proceeds will support our high school students going to CHIC, the conference that gathers students from across the Covenant denomination in one place for a time of worship, transformation, and fun.

Bring your Family and Friends! Invite others to join us on March 18 to vote for their favorite chili recipe and bid on items in the silent auction!

Daddy & Daughter Dance

Crossview Covenant Church (map)


Daddy & Daughter Dance
"To the Moon & Back"
Friday, April 6 (6:00-8:00pm)
at Crossview Covenant Church


Dads and daughters of all ages - you are invited to our first annual Daddy & Daughter Dance at Crossview! This unforgettable event will feature an ice cream sundae bar, photo booth, crafts, finger nail painting, and much more. Don’t miss this special opportunity to get dressed up and enjoy an incredible night together!

Tickets are available at the Crossview Kids Check-In Desk during Sunday & Wednesday programming, and in the church office during office hours (check or credit card only). For more information, contact Kari Rodman.

CHIC 2018 (Knoxville, TN)

University of Tennessee-Knoxville (map)


CHIC 2018
JULY 14-21, 2018

CHIC 2018 is limited to High school students who will complete grade 9, 10, 11, or 12 in the 2017-2018 school year. Students must be 15 years old by December 31, 2017, OR be 14 years old AND have completed 9th grade in the 2017-2018 school year.

  • The Location: University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • The Date: July 15-20, 2018 (We'll leave Mankato on July 14 & return on July 21)
  • The Size: More than 5,000 students and leaders.
  • Early registration deadline: January 18, 2018

Every three years, thousands of high school students come together in Knoxville, TN for an epic event. There’s nothing else like CHIC. Happening just once in their high school careers, CHIC is the only conference that gathers all students from the Covenant denomination in one place for a time of worship, transformation, and fun.

The early bird price is $600 for students who turn in a registration form AND $100 deposit (check made to "Crossview") by January 14, 2018. (This will include transportation. Meals on the road and optional excursions during CHIC are not included). Fundraising opportunities will be available to offset some of the cost. Scholarships are available as well.

The price will increase to $650 after January 14, 2018.

Download a registration form here


Through dynamic speakers, relevant messages, small group workshops, and impactful worship, CHIC inspires students to live transformed lives—even giving of their time and resources to impact important social issues and those in need. CHIC is an epic conference that gathers students together for a variety of thoughtful experiences to dive deeper in faith and community.

Fun, Creative, Epic, Unique, Diverse

These are just some of the words that describe the atmosphere at CHIC. From a huge welcome party to outdoor activities like rafting and mountain biking excursions, CHIC makes space for students to fully realize the power of coming together as part of a larger team.

If you have questions about CHIC, please contact Alex Ramerth.