Epworth UMC’s ‘Weed and Water’ reaches families with help of ELI intern

The program gives kids an opportunity to learn about the natural environment in a fun and engaging way.

ELI Project internship helps seven students discern call

Seven college students have completed a summer internship with The ELI Project. More than half plan to pursue vocational ministry.

Video: Living into our inclusive vision

Revs. Cindy Gregorson and Carol Zaagsma answer some questions and reflect on what inclusive vision we adopted at the 2019 Annual Conference means for us.

Nonprofit Church Leadership Program makes impact, welcomes new participants

Nine Minnesota clergy just graduated from the program, now in its second year, and 11 more just began.

Meet the Minnesota Conference’s new clergy

Those starting their first appointment in the Minnesota Conference share their gifts and passions, what they're looking forward to in their new roles, and more.
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Culture change…oh my!

Ben Ingebretson

Rev. Ben Ingebretson points to some positive signs that our culture is changing and we are embracing opportunities to create new places for new people!

Creation Care Summit: Lead with love

Minnesota United Methodists

A team from Hamline University in St. Paul provided leadership and learned at The United Methodist Church's Creation Care Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Seeing the Spirit in North Dakota

Lyndy Zabel

Minnesota Methodists from six churches, ranging in age from 8 to 85, spent six days volunteering on the Spirit Lake Nation Reservation in Sheyenne, North ...

Emerging Picture of Generosity Across Generations

Money Matters

There is a tension among church leaders around generosity—especially when multiple generations are in the conversation. It is time to expand the definition.

A hopeful spirit: Vietnam Mission Initiative update

Lyndy Zabel

The Minnesota Conference Vietnam Steering Team continues to be committed to partnering with Vietnam as the people of that country continue to reach and make ...

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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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