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.

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.
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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 ...

4/2/2017: Benefit Concert for Peru Flood Victims

Minnesota musicians will share their talent in solidarity with victims of Peru’s devastating floods in a benefit concert. As a result of Peru's devastating ...

4/3/2017: Ending Well

For clergy moving to new appointments or retiring.

4/20/2017: Clergy Retirement Seminar

This annual event is for those intending to retire in 2017 and for all pastors looking for information about their retirement benefits.

4/21/2017: Church Office Workers' Retreat - It's A Secret

Church office workers will gather for time together with people who know what their job is like—to talk, to laugh, to play, to grow in the Lord and be ...

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Time to air out church?

Ben Ingebretson

It's time to air out our ministry by taking church outside the walls of our buildings.

Embracing our DNA

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough shares what our founding DNA might tell us about Minnesota United Methodists today.

Living out our calling

Jody Thone

When I was younger, I thought of “called” and “ministry” as words that pertained only to ordained clergy, not the rest of us. But that didn’t last. God ...

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.

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Byron UMC shoe giveaway touches hearts, calls church to mission

Rev. Beth Perez invited members to bring new shoes to donate to the children at Rio Bravo Children’s Home in Mexico. The church, which averages 85 in worship ...

Centennial hosts first Disability Awareness Sunday

Centennial UMC in Roseville recently hosted its first ever Disability Awareness Sunday, where members experienced being in ministry with people with ...

Centennial UMC helps community with advance care planning

The church hosted an informative panel discussion and workshop on the timely topic of advance care planning, and 57 community members attended.

Champlin UMC hosts clothing ‘boutique’ for families in need

On August 4, Champlin United Methodist Church, other faith groups, local schools, and the surrounding community hosted a clothing “boutique” that allowed ...

Chatfield UMC distributes blessing stones throughout community

This summer, members of Chatfield United Methodist Church embarked on a pilgrimage that involved placing blessing stones around their 2,800-person city and ...
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