Bishop Ough takes plunge, Camp Chill raises $23K

Bishop Ough and several other Minnesota United Methodist leaders braved the cold and jumped into frigid Lake Koronis to show their support for Camp Minnesota.

2017 Annual Conference Preview—Encounter the Spirit: Live Expectantly

At the 2017 Annual Conference, we will focus on what it means to be an Acts 2 church and to fully claim our identity as people of Pentecost.

7 MN Earthkeepers working to transform the world

Seven Minnesota United Methodists were recently commissioned as Earthkeepers and have begun working on projects to transform their communities and the world.

North Summit: A new church that’s ‘daring to be different’

Church planter Josh Meyers describes North Summit as “a community of weird people” and a place for them to “work out their faith and become stronger in Christ.”

Bishop Ough issues statement on Trump immigration order

“Today, I stand with colleagues...to strongly denounce President Trump’s widespread attack on immigrants and refugees.”
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3/1/2017: Clergy Ash Wednesday Service

A time for clergy to prepare their hearts and minds for the Lenten season

3/3/2017: Confirmation Gathering

Confirmation students from across the state gather as we look at what it means to be a disciple.

3/18/2017: Southern Prairie District Day 2017

Southern Prairie District folks are invited to a training event designed to Inspire, Equip and Connect your church for effective ministry.

4/1/2017: Breakthrough Workshop: Compelling Communication

United Methodist Communications and communicators from Minnesota and the Dakotas are teaming up to equip you with best practices and practical tips related to ...

4/3/2017: Ending Well

For clergy moving to new appointments or retiring.

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Ash Wednesday: Moving Out of the Shadows

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Our Lenten journey is one of moving out of the darkness of sin and the shadows of doubt into the new life in Christ—"birth from above."

5 gifted people who should be on your team

Ben Ingebretson

Ephesians 4:11 gives us the makeup of a high-impact team that is worth assembling in ministry.

Partnership: From one-off to on-board

Lyndy Zabel

St. Paul's UMC in Mendota Heights used a one-time grant to form a partnership with a local elementary school; that partnership has continued to expand.

Supporting our missionaries

Lyndy Zabel

Sixty-five churches in our conference help support 17 missionaries in 10 countries through covenant relationships. Here's how you can support them.

Such as we are, such are the times

Cindy Gregorson

God has invited us to be co-creators in life. Whether you consider these the best or the worst of times, let us live well because we are the times.

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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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