Love Offering changes lives in Dominican Republic

The 2016 Love Offering is helping adolescents in the Dominican Republic grow and become vital members of the community.

Wells, Grace merge to create first rural multi-site

After spending a year exploring the possibility of joining forces and becoming a multi-site church, the two churches voted unanimously to combine.

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.”

St. Charles and Dover claim new identity, re-focus after HCI

“HCI encourages a climate of possibility,” said Rev. Heather Klason. “HCI helps you be really creative to reach people for Jesus Christ.”

‘A hope for children is coming to be’ at Crane Lake Chapel

Rev. Barb McKewin spends Wednesday afternoons leading kids using a Sunday School curriculum, and seven youth participated in a Christmas program.
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1/26/2017: Intercultural Competency Workshop - Burnsville

Theologically-based cultural skills and knowledge development

1/28/2017: Ministry Discernment Retreat

Identify your spiritual gifts and explore how God is calling you to use those gifts to build the kingdom.

2/11/2017: Ministry Discernment Retreat

Identify your spiritual gifts and explore how God is calling you to use those gifts to build the kingdom.

2/11/2017: Breakthrough Workshop: Rediscovering Evangelism

The "e-word" from a missionary mindset—move beyond some of the common hurdles that keep us from taking up the evangelistic task.

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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.

On this spirit walk: A prayer heard ’round the world

Minnesota United Methodists

The pipeline resistance movement gives us the opportunity to respond to Anita Phillips’ invitation to see, hear, find Christ in, and claim our native neighbors.


Lyndy Zabel

Knowing you have Jesus in your heart, and knowing you have shelter, safety, and care, I hope you will consider making another donation this Christmas season.

Are you an unintentional diminisher?

Ben Ingebretson

Rev. Ben Ingebretson lists factors that, if present, may suggest you have drifted toward being an “unintentional diminisher” rather than a multiplier.

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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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