Church in the Maples grieves, seeks prayers after fire destroys building

The small congregation is still in shock and mourning after a fire destroyed the church building—but God has been present amid the devastation.

Incubator: 14 area leaders prepare to reach new people

Church leaders gathered in Minneapolis last month to learn best practices for innovative start-up projects.

Member of Little Prairie UMC spreads hope through e-card company

Bonnie Humke, a member of Little Prairie UMC, started an e-greeting card company to help people share messages of hope and comfort.

5 reasons to get involved with OC Ministries

This nonprofit is feeding students, giving scholarships, planting avocados, distributing glasses, and providing opportunities for life-changing experiences.

Wesley Foundation at MSU gives college students space to practice faith

A new campus ministry, the Wesley Foundation at Minnesota State University, Mankato, welcomes and supports dozens of college students.
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The heart of the Magi: Bishop's Christmas message

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough encourages us to approach this Christmas with the hearts of the Magi: constantly being formed and shaped into the way of the Lord.

The Enneagram as a tool for spiritual growth

Jody Thone

A look at what the Enneagram is and how it can be a helpful tool for personal and spiritual reflection and growth.

A prayer for the harvest

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

During this difficult harvest season, Bishop Ough prays that joy and gladness be restored to our orchards and farms and ranches.

Their silence fills the earth

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough says we're called to break the silence for those who cannot, and to honor the truth of those who find their voice.

Stewarding the church in the 21st century

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Six key principles describe the responsibility and the opportunity we have to lead our congregations.

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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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