Haven Acres

Organization Description: 

Haven Acres offers a safe, country environment where hurting youth find hope, healing, and restoration through their interaction with horses and loving mentors that exhibit the transformational love of Jesus. The design is to pair one child with one mentor and one horse that will work together on a weekly basis. A child between the ages of 7-17 will come out, free of charge, once a week for a 90 minute session. They will help do chores around the farm for the first half of the session and then work with the horse, grooming and learning basic horsemanship for the last half of their session. They will be given opportunities to build confidence, trust and a good work ethic which will help them as they deal with other difficulties they may face.

2604 Loop Rd N
Burnsville, MN 55306
Mission Statement: 

Haven Acres exists to rescue animals, serve youth and their families through mentorship, and demonstrate God?s love.

Organizational Statement of Faith: 

Though we are not associated with any particular denomination, we do hold tightly to the beliefs taught in the Holy Bible. We believe that there is only one God, and that He is sovereign over all. His Son, Jesus, came to the earth as a man, lived a sinless life, and took the punishment that we all deserve by dying on the cross for our sins. We believe that Jesus did not stay dead but rose from the grave on the third day and after walking and talking with his apostles for 40 days following His resurrection, He ascended back into heaven and is now sitting at the right hand of God the Father. We believe that Jesus is the only way a person can get to heaven and that by believing in Him and asking for forgiveness of our sins, we can be forgiven and live eternally with Him in heaven when our physical body dies. We believe in the Trinity, that God the Father, Jesus the Son, and the Holy Spirit are all parts of the ONE true God. We believe that the Holy Spirit has been sent to dwell in our hearts when we believe on Jesus and that He empowers us to live right, avoid sin and gives us boldness to share the love of God with others.

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