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It all began...

A long time ago...

Maranatha Christian Academy was established in 1978 by Bloomington Church of God, (later renamed Cathedral of Praise). Late in the fall of 1987, Cathedral of Praise reassessed its mission and ability to support a Christian school. As a result, during the 1987-1988 school year, Living Word Christian Center purchased MCA and made it an outreach of the ministry. The fall of 1999 saw Maranatha open a north campus located in Brooklyn Park, Minnesota. The south campus located in Minneapolis served elementary students and the north campus housed pre-kindergarten and the secondary schools. Prior to the start of the 2009-2010 school year, Maranatha consolidated its campuses to the north location in Brooklyn Park, MN, where the Pre-kindergarten through Grade 12 currently located. Doing this will allow for continued growth and improvement. MCA is committed to Christ-centered educational excellence. Maranatha Christian Academy is recognized in the Twin Cities for its high academic standards, integration of the Christian faith and progressive vision.

As a distinctive and innovative Christian school, Maranatha Christian Academy is dedicated to preparing young men and women for their callings in the service of Jesus Christ. Maranatha challenges minds while nurturing the spirit and soul of each student. We encourage students to be seekers of truth, to develop their Christian character and to give themselves in service to God and others.



Across time zones, decades, and generations...

Out in the world, they use all they’ve learned at Maranatha to live, be, do, and make good. As doctors. Social workers. CEOs. Human rights advocates. Coaches. And more.

And they know that Maranatha Christian Academy will always be here for them. To connect them through alumni programs and events. To offer opportunities to mentor the next generation. Or even just to share memories and updates from afar. At Maranatha Christian Academy, good keeps giving.



Join Us At Meet Maranatha!The perfect opportunity for parents to see Maranatha "In Action" and how Maranatha is right for your child's education.

We invite you to see Maranatha "in action" and learn more about Maranatha Christian Academy and our innovative approach to education at our Meet Maranatha event on Wednesday, November 20 at 9:30 a.m.!

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