8 novel thoughts and ideas on reaching new people

Eight great ideas to help you reach new people through evangelism, discipleship, social media, new services and sites, and more.

Reach: Wrap-up and resources

Access to all the news articles, videos, and speaker presentation materials from Reach 2018!

Small parish engages in big relationships

For Rev. Kali Christensen, ministry success is measured by the answer to one key question: How much of the love of Christ has been shown?

Rev. Adam Weber: Be real, point people to Jesus

In the final Reach keynote address, Weber told attendees: Know your "why," be the real you, and connect Jesus to reality.

Rev. Jacob Armstrong on reaching adaptively

Armstrong talked about the importance of listening to your community, opening the loop for new people, being intentional, and asking for help.
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Their silence fills the earth

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough says we're called to break the silence for those who cannot, and to honor the truth of those who find their voice.

Stewarding the church in the 21st century

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Six key principles describe the responsibility and the opportunity we have to lead our congregations.

Five ways to get ready for REACH!

Ben Ingebretson

Three new pre-conference workshops have been added in response to demand!

Social media and the story we are telling the world

Cindy Gregorson

A tweet gets a lot of attention and becomes an opportunity to learn about the power our words have and the way we convey the image of the church to the world.

A place where everyone belongs

Susan Nienaber

Spirit River Community in Isanti is now largely sustainable and, more importantly, positioned to extend its impact!

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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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