Arlington Hills UMC welcomes third refugee family in seven years

Sponsoring a family involves making a commitment to the refugees for a four-month period that starts even before the family arrives.

Park Avenue UMC was part of Prince's life, faith journey

Prince has multiple ties to Park Avenue United Methodist Church in Minneapolis. He married his first wife there and spent time there in his youth.

Northern Pines welcomes Deaconess Leslie Hobson as new interim director

Hobson, who has served the camping ministry in numerous ways over the past two decades, has spent the past 19 years at Park UMC in Brainerd.

New Earthkeepers program aims to commission 500 for creation care work

Earthkeepers are trained in creation care theology and community organizing, and commit to providing leadership for a community project or advocacy campaign.

Nine interns, host churches selected for 2016 ELI Project internship

2016 intern Walker Brault and clergy mentor, Rev. Brenda North, talk about the upcoming internship and what they're looking forward to.
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4/30/2016: Advanced Lay Ministry Class - Words Matter

Words can hurt, words can heal. The language we use matters. This class expands on the words that strengthen our ministries.

5/5/2016: Living the Sacred Trust - White Bear Lake

Boundary and ethics training for clergy.

5/7/2016: Early Response Basic Training Course - La Crescent

Be among the first to help after a natural disaster....

5/22/2016: Save the date: Farewell to River Valley ...

Help us honor and thank River Valley District Superintendent Clay Oglesbee as he ends his eight-year tenure.

5/24/2016: MN Ending Well

For clergy moving to new appointments or retiring.

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United Methodist missionaries need our support to heal a broken world

Lyndy Zabel

Minnesota United Methodists support more than a dozen missionaries who are healing a broken world in the name of Jesus, and they need our support.

A different annual conference session

Cindy Gregorson

As you experience annual conference this year, you may find yourself muttering, “That’s different.” You are right, it is going to be different—and we hope that ...

How the Center for Victims of Torture is healing a broken world

Lyndy Zabel

The Center for Victims of Torture, which rebuilds the lives and restores the hope of people who survive torture, offers tours of its local facility.

Them and us

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

"I believe God is calling all of us...to listen, deeply listen...to what the Holy Spirit is speaking deep within each of us," said Bishop Ough.

Take the Rain to Heart: 2016 Easter message

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

As you prepare to celebrate the joyous victory of Easter, allow God’s grace to flood you with new possibilities, new love, new hope, new life.

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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 ...

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.

A regular—or decaf—act of kindness

The last Saturday of each month, Mosaic United Methodist Church members buy the first drink for everyone who comes into the Brookdale Caribou coffee shop ...
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