The Event 2017 brings 320 youth together

Over 320 middle school youth attended the annual youth gathering. Youth grew in faith with friends from all over the Minnesota Annual Conference.

Area United Methodists engage in Conversations on A Way Forward

More than 1,300 United Methodists in the Dakotas and Minnesota have been in conversation with Bishop Bruce R. Ough about the work of the Commission on A Way ...

Accelerating our rate of launching new congregations

The Minnesota Conference has been reproducing at a rate of about half of 1 percent annually. The goal is to increase that to 3 percent.

Centennial’s ‘Flames’ ministry welcomes those with intellectual disabilities

The Flames group started in 2010 with about four participants. Now, there are about nine—and two were recently confirmed.

Couple prepares to launch church in St. Michael, reach unchurched

Laura and Brent Cottington are planting a church in St. Michael, which has one of the largest percentages of families with school-age children across Minnesota.
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12/2/2017: Early Response Basic Training and Recertification ...

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

1/12/2018: Minnesota Timberwolves Faith and Family Night

SAVE THE DATE! Join other Minnesota United Methodists at the 2018 Timberwolves Faith and Family Night. There will be a Christian band concert after the game and...

1/20/2018: Early Response Basic Training and Recertification ...

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

1/20/2018: Immigration Workshop

Save the Date: The Minnesota Conference Church and Society team is presenting Stranger: Mercy and Justice at Coon Rapids UMC. Learn about immigrant and refugee ...

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Centenary UMC experiencing ‘breakthroughs of the Spirit’ through MCCI

Minnesota United Methodists

Centenary UMC needed a breakthrough of the Spirit. I asked Bishop Ough about the Missional Church Consultation Initiative (MCCI) program, and our church began ...

MN Annual Conference Volunteer in Mission Opportunities

Lyndy Zabel

After recent natural disasters, many United Methodists want to help. Early Response Teams are there now. But clean-up efforts will continue for many months. ...

Tolerating Bad Behavior in the Church

Susan Nienaber

With the intense divisiveness in our country, congregations are well-positioned to role-model a different way of being together, meeting real needs and building...

Bishop Ough: Praying for Sutherland Springs

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough encourages Minnesota United Methodists to trust in God's faithfulness, even in times of terrible violence.

Creating Community

Cindy Gregorson

Can we reimagine our churches as true gathering spaces for the community, where people feel a powerful sense of belonging?

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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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