Conference adopts inclusive vision, disavows Traditional Plan

Annual Conference members voted 491-86 to adopt the vision and 446-108 to adopt a resolution disavowing the General Conference-approved Traditional Plan.

Rev. Bill Eaves: A ‘Both/And’ Church

Conference preacher Rev. Bill Eaves invites us to think about how we can build bridges with those around us and embody a “both/and” church.

Moving worship service celebrates milestones in ministry

Those being licensed or ordained are “prisoners of hope...trusting in a future none of us see, but one they believe God is even now creating,” Bishop Ough said

Daring to reach, loving boldly: 2018-2019 Missional Report

Attendees celebrated Holy Spirit breakthroughs in our midst—ways in which Minnesota United Methodists are daring to reach new people and love boldly.

Churches welcome neighbors with help of Love Boldly Micro Grants

More than 130 Minnesota United Methodist churches have communicated their values with the help of a grant.
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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 ...

FAQs: Pre-conference district gatherings

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Answers to the questions people have been asking at the pre-conference district gatherings being held across Minnesota.

Do Christians retire?

Minnesota United Methodists

“Retirement itself is a cipher, and freedom is also a cipher,” says Rev. Clay Oglesbee. “What we freely give of ourselves after retiring is the true question ...

Playing in the sandbox

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Rev. Terri Horn suggests we go back to the sandbox of our youth and remember who owns it, the mission, and what we are to do within it.

More wisdom for leading in this time

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Clergy in the Minnesota Conference share how they are living and leading during this uncertain time in The United Methodist Church.

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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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