Area receives $500K Lilly sustainability grant to continue efforts

The grant, which follows a $1 million Lilly grant received in 2016, will enable the continuation of efforts focused on financial health and well-being.

Volunteer at General Conference 2020

Another 500 to 600 hospitality volunteers are needed! Check out this FAQ to learn more about this fantastic opportunity.

River Hills UMC invites community to ‘A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood’

The church bought out a theater and invited neighbors to a movie. “We need to choose new ways to show what it means to be the church,” said Rev. Robert Braudt.

New resource preserves conference history, new archivist begins

Thelma Boeder created a 658-page PDF document containing information about thousands of Minnesota congregations, and their antecedents, over nearly 200 years.

NCJ delegates meet, repent of harm to LGBTQIA+ people

They called for a moratorium on complaints, charges, and trials related to same-sex marriages and LGBTQIA+ credentialing and greater freedom for ministry.
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Living into our inclusive vision

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

“I, as your bishop...vow to lead us down whatever path blesses and enables us to be the church God is calling us to be.”

All of creation is groaning

Cindy Gregorson

This liminal time is for listening and learning. The questions we need to hold: How will we now be with God? And how will we now be with one another?

Clergy Tax Tips

Money Matters

When it comes to taxes and savings, what you don’t know can hurt you financially. Here's some valuable tips on preparing income tax returns for clergy.

My hope is built on Jesus: World Communion Sunday message

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

“I believe the core values...are found at the Lord’s table. For me, that center can be summarized in three words: Jesus, mission, and connection.”

Come to the well

Cindy Gregorson

In this season of the church, perhaps God is inviting us to trust that Jesus is the well and that is enough.

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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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