Learning, growing, and preaching through The ELI Project

ELI intern Hannah Lundberg reflects on what she's experienced and how she's grown through her time at Woodbury Peaceful Grove UMC.

Walking through the valley with community

Two of the four Fourth Precinct police chaplains talk violence, grief, and why despite it all, they love life on the Northside.

Changing the world through focused giving

Embrace Church does one thing each month to show the love of Christ, and Messiah UMC supports an international mission with funds and time.

2017 conference highlights for churches to share with members

Wondering how to summarize three packed-full days as you report back to your church? Here are some highlights.

Approved 2018 budget represents 1.2% increase

Members voted Thursday to approve a 2018 apportioned budget totaling $6,177,090, representing a 1.2 percent increase over 2017.
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8/7/2017: AM and LLP Retreat

Gather with colleagues for a time of renewal and learning on the lovely grounds of Koronis Ministries.

8/12/2017: Volunteers in Mission Round-Up

For those who are passionate about missions and serving.

9/14/2017: Breakthrough Renewal Institute

Refresh, renew and revitalize your church

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3 upcoming opportunities to engage in healing a broken world

Lyndy Zabel

Come learn about Volunteers in Missions, how to form a church-school partnership, and how to get more involved in mission opportunities.

The ELI Project: Orientation week

Jody Thone

Jody Thone offers a look at the 2017 ELI Project interns' orientation week.

#livesummeroutside

Cindy Gregorson

What if we ask our church folk: What would be life-giving to you this summer—help you grow in mind, body and spirit—and how can we support you in that?

Not entirely in…not entirely out

Ben Ingebretson

Pastoral leaders need to be designers of liminal space and experiences—thresholds for people to take one step toward Christ.

Getting Comfortable with the E-word

Susan Nienaber

Questions to ground our notions of evangelism: Why do I believe what I believe? How do I understand God’s character and purpose? What story do I have to tell?

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“Change for a change” offering raises funds for Imagine No Malaria

Evangelical UMC (Waseca) decided to raise money for Imagine No Malaria by having a special monthly offering called “Change for a Change” during which we would ...

“The Gathering Place” Opens in Chatfield

Chatfield United Methodist Church’s newly-formed health ministry for senior citizens, The Gathering Place, held its inaugural open house Jan. 10. Led by parish ...

“Ton of Tuna” campaign feeds a community

During Minnesota FoodShare month, River Hills United Methodist Church in Burnsville saw a need to fight hunger in its community. The church came up with a “Ton ...

20+ UMC congregations work to reach thousands at Twin Cities Pride event

Members of Reconciling United Methodist congregations in Minnesota created a float for the Pride parade and hosted a booth where they handed out rainbow peace ...

A Brush With Kindness team ‘serves Jesus while serving others’

Two years ago, members of Lindstrom and Main Street UMCs returned from a mission trip inspired to make change in their own communities.
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