North Central Jurisidictional Conference postponed

A big question this postponement raises is: Who will be our bishop between September 2020 and the rescheduled jurisdictional conference? We do not yet know.

Responding to COVID-19: Steps we’re taking

Here are the ways the Minnesota Conference office is responding to and resourcing given the coronavirus pandemic.

Youth Ministry and Hopeful EarthKeepers release new creation care curriculum

This free four-week study series on creation care for youth includes a bonus lesson on caring for God’s creation at home amid the season of COVID-19.

Five congregations partner to offer online worship

Five churches are jointly offering an online worship experience that surpassed what any of them could have created independently.

4 creative ideas for ministry amid COVID-19

Churches across Minnesota are offering creative virtual experiences to help their congregations stay connected.
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Three Steps to Financially Survive the Pandemic

Money Matters

Pastors and church leaders don’t always know how to help those who have lost income. Here are three practical steps and a free worksheet you can share with your...

Love in the time of COVID-19

Lyndy Zabel

Here are 10 ways to show love and care for our neighbors and community, even when our normal lives are disrupted.

Easter cannot be canceled

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

"I am extending my earlier request and now asking that all our congregations suspend in-person worship until at least May 10.”

Updates to Nonprofit Church Leadership certificate program

Money Matters

The investment in pastors' leadership skills in this time is more critical than ever. The application deadline for this online certificate program for pastors ...

I’m not a money person: What to know about the spirituality of money

Money Matters

Do you say, "I’m not a money person"? Tim Schuster, the creator of Six Weeks on Money, encourages you to consciously think about the emotional world of money.

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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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