Dakotas-Minnesota Area receives $1M grant to address economic challenges facing pastors

The funding will be used for financial literacy training and debt-reduction grants, and to equip clergy to foster a theology of generosity.

Bishop Ough addresses 'division and discord'

"We must stand against the meanness and hatred that is upon us. We must stand for what is best in us as people of God."

Dave Nuckols becomes new conference co-lay leader

Nuckols will take part in re-forming the Common Table and helping the conference live into the recommendations from the FACT report.

Bishop Ough offers post-election congratulations, prayers on behalf of bishops

On behalf of the Council of Bishops, Bishop Ough wrote a congratulatory letter with a prayer and a plea for the nation to unite to President-elect Donald Trump.

MN clergy share experiences at Standing Rock

Clergy from Minnesota said they went to bear witness and to stand with their Native American brothers and sisters who are seeking to protect their sacred land.
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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.

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Bridge ahead

Lyndy Zabel

We must build a bridge where church members can cross over into the community and those in the community can cross over into churches and explore their faith.

Get entangled

Cindy Gregorson

When choose to become entangled, it can be messy...but this weaving of relationships, built on love and forgiveness, allows us to grow strong and tall.

Know your 'why'

Cindy Gregorson

Why has God called your church into being and placed in you in the community you are in? When you're clear about that, you'll know what you need to be doing.

Multiplication beneath the mechanics

Ben Ingebretson

Beneath the mechanics of church growth, there is a deep energizing source that can give life and vigor to our methods: our values.

Still neighbors after all these fears

Minnesota United Methodists

What matters is our shared effort, our arc and approximation of public governance that we intend to benefit all citizens, now and for the future.

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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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