Member of Delano UMC puts faith into action at work

Bob Lucas, vice president of operations at Smith Engineering and member of Delano UMC, is living out the call to “heal a broken world” in a unique way.

The Well’s Apple Valley campus reaches young families

The Apple Valley campus, located inside a movie theater, has consistently been averaging about 100 in worship since its Feb. 12 launch.

Fridley UMC launches new service, welcomes Liberian neighbors

By listening to the needs and desires of a Liberian couple in the congregation, Fridley UMC launched a new service to reach out to its Liberian neighbors.

Judicial Council rules on gay bishop; Bishop Ough responds

The Judicial Council said the consecration of a gay bishop violates church law, and Bishop Ough responded by urging United Methodists to pray and trust God.

Bishops set date for special 2019 General Conference

The meeting, set for Feb. 23-26, will be limited to acting on a report by the Council of Bishops, based on proposals from the Commission on a Way Forward.
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5/31/2017: A Way Forward Discussion for Clergy

Spend the day with Bishop Ough and clergy colleagues discussing how we move forward as a united church.

6/19/2017: Talking about Race in Your Neighborhood, Church, ...

Re-Forming our Neighborhoods--Becoming Pentecost People

6/20/2017: MN UMC Annual Conference 2017

Encounter the Spirit - Live Expectantly

7/22/2017: D.C./Ohio Mission Trip

Actively live out justice and compassion with other Minnesota United Methodists for a statewide, multi-generational mission trip to Washington, D.C. for a time ...

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The bold, exclusively inclusive truth

Fred Vanderwerf

There is salvation in no one else—this might sound exclusive, but putting it in biblical context shows us that it can also be viewed as an inclusive statement.

Mission-minded church-school partnerships

Lyndy Zabel

At least 52 churches have partnerships with local schools—and there are several opportunities to help your church think about how you might form one.

A revitalization of relationships

Cindy Gregorson

When we build relationships, we discover what we have in common and begin to see others as people, beloved children of God, and that is how we find our way ...

Practicing resurrection

Cindy Gregorson

For me, to practice resurrection is to keep an open mind and let God be God, which means doing radically impossible and improbable things.

The promise of Easter

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

"Jesus is calling you and me to move from weeping to believing to proclaiming," says Bishop Ough. May you have a blessed Easter!

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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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