Ministry Discernment Retreats offer laity opportunity to learn, discern

There are three types of certification that laity can pursue; training sessions are offered all year.

Hurricane Matthew: UMCOR responds, 4 ways you can help

Prayers, financial donations, meals, and health kits are all needed in the areas impacted by Hurricane Matthew, which has taken the lives of more than 1,000.

Strengthen a generation harmed by systemic racism as a Life Learner volunteer

The Minnesota Council of Churches is partnering with tutoring and mentoring programs to encourage congregations to mentor children not thriving at school.

Bishop Emerson Colaw remembered as strong preacher, caring leader

Bishop Emerson S. Colaw, who served in Minnesota from 1980 to 1988, died Tuesday at age 94 in Ohio.

Embrace Church turns 10, launches new campus

Fast-growing Embrace Church, which has a campus in Minnesota, celebrated its 10th birthday and launched its sixth campus earlier this month.
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11/4/2016: The Event 2016

Join other youth from around the Minnesota Conference for a weekend full of music, fun, games, and worship.

11/10/2016: Intercultural Competency Workshop - Burnsville

Theologically-based cultural skills and knowledge development

11/28/2016: Intercultural Competency Workshop - Sartell

Theologically-based cultural skills and knowledge development

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Blessing the community

Lyndy Zabel

Churches are finding new ways to go beyond the church building and reach out to neighbors. Here's a look at how Messiah UMC and Chatfield UMC did just that.

Are you prepared to vote?

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

As United Methodists, we have a wonderful opportunity to express our DNA. I urge you to go to the polls. Go as a citizen of the kingdom of God.

How are precious planting dollars spent?

Ben Ingebretson

Each dollar raised comes from a person or congregation that has responded to the biblical call to sacrifice and generosity. Here's how those dollars are used.

Intent or impact?

Cindy Gregorson

What opportunity and obligation does my white privilege give me? Where am I willing to extend myself for the sake of the lasting impact I can have?

Culture shock

Fred Vanderwerf

I believe the process of cultural adaptation is a means of grace and moves us forward in our own sanctification, but only when we exhibit "staying power."

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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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