Seven interns, host churches selected for 2017 ELI Project internship

Meet the 2017 class of ELI Project interns. The ELI Project identifies, encourages, and supports young adults who are exploring a call to ordained ministry.

Minnesota Conference communications team receives 10 awards

The awards were given by the United Methodist Association of Communicators. Members of the secular media served as judges.

Diane Owen to oversee Lilly grant programming

Owen will oversee the implementation of a $1 million grant from Lilly Endowment Inc. that was awarded to the area late last year.

Local camp staff to serve Dakotas-Minnesota Area

On March 8, two Minnesota staff members transitioned to an area-wide function. People can still contact either conference about camping.

Apportioned giving remains strong, dips slightly in 2016

In 2016, Minnesota churches remitted 87.7 percent of the requested apportionments, enabling life-changing mission and ministry locally and worldwide.
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5/1/2017: 2017 National Workshop on Christian Unity

All are invited to this national workshop coming to Minneapolis! The workshop brings together all those involved in the work of Christian unity and equips ...

5/5/2017: SPLASH 2017

This popular event features workshops, networking, lunch, and shopping opportunities for all those who work with children, youth, and family ministries.

5/6/2017: Early Response Basic Training and Recertification ...

Be among the first to help after a natural disaster....

5/10/2017: Candidacy Mentor Training

Be a part of a candidate's journey into ministry.

5/11/2017: Candidacy Mentor Training

Be a part of a candidate's journey into ministry.

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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!

The practice of listening

Jody Thone

Listening is crucial in our relationship with God, in living an authentic life, in being part of a healthy community, in leading. But we aren’t very good at it.

Connection, cause, or Christ?

Fred Vanderwerf

To attract young families, we need to stop trying to attract them with social connections and social causes and start by offering them Christ.

Walking together

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

It is time to bury the Doctrine of Discovery forever.

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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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