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Bishop's message: Staying safe as we head into fall

Bishop Bruce R. Ough offers some reminders and encouragement as we head into fall during the global pandemic.

Reach: Recovering evangelism in the church

Rev. Matt Miofsky shared practical advice about creating a culture of evangelism in the latest Reach! webinar.

Bishop’s assistant to postpone retirement, Janet Beard to succeed her on interim basis

Sheilah Kyburz has postponed her planned retirement by eight months, and Janet Beard will succeed her on an interim basis beginning April 1, 2021.

Bishop’s Episcopal Address: ‘A Light Rising in the Darkness’

Bishop Ough urged Minnesota United Methodists to always say “yes” to being the light to the world, a beacon of hope in the darkness, and to remember who we are.

Legislation round-up

Members approved a 2021 budget, separately incorporating the Board of Pensions and Health Benefits, and amending Hamline University Articles of Incorporation.
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Faith and water justice

Caring for Creation

How Environmental Justice Organizer Isaiah Friesen integrated passions for faith and climate with the Ecumenical Water Initiative.

Spirit River’s ‘special sauce’ and new chapter

Susan Nienaber

Spirit River Community Church and Foundation, which have made an impact and partnered with other congregations, sold its building and is preparing for what's ...

Being a better anti-racist

Minnesota United Methodists

First, grow a thicker skin. Secondly, believe those experiencing injustice, says Rev. Laquaan Malachi, who serves North UMC in Minneapolis.

Managing financial trauma

Money Matters

The good news is we can take action to avoid and minimize financial trauma.

Police reform must involve reconciliation

Minnesota United Methodists

Rev. Dr. Shawn R. Moore reflects on his former roles as a U.S. Navy specialist and police officer, and how they inform his views of what's happening today.

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Byron UMC shoe giveaway touches hearts, calls church to mission

Rev. Beth Perez invited members to bring new shoes to donate to the children at Rio Bravo Children’s Home in Mexico. The church, which averages 85 in worship ...

Centennial hosts first Disability Awareness Sunday

Centennial UMC in Roseville recently hosted its first ever Disability Awareness Sunday, where members experienced being in ministry with people with ...

Centennial UMC helps community with advance care planning

The church hosted an informative panel discussion and workshop on the timely topic of advance care planning, and 57 community members attended.

Champlin UMC hosts clothing ‘boutique’ for families in need

On August 4, Champlin United Methodist Church, other faith groups, local schools, and the surrounding community hosted a clothing “boutique” that allowed ...

Chatfield UMC distributes blessing stones throughout community

This summer, members of Chatfield United Methodist Church embarked on a pilgrimage that involved placing blessing stones around their 2,800-person city and ...
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