Four interns, host churches selected for 2018 ELI Project internship

Meet the 2018 class of ELI Project interns. The ELI Project identifies, encourages, and supports young adults who are exploring a call to vocational ministry.

Annual Conference preview: Arts as spiritual practice

Try your hand at various creative arts stations hosted by talented artists, then stay for a concert with singer-songwriter Carrie Newcomer!

Shmita year helps clergy reflect, recharge, plan for future

Every seven years, clergy have a "Shmita" year in which they attend a retreat, read and discuss books, journal, take a sabbatical, and plan for the future.

Church ratifies three constitutional amendments

Two of the five possible amendments, both addressing the equality of women in the church, fell short of the required support from annual conference voters.

Bishops recommend 'One Church Plan' as Way Forward

Having considered the work of the Commission on a Way Forward, bishops will recommend the "One Church Plan" to the 2019 General Conference.
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5/29/2018: Early Response Basic Training and Recertification ...

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

5/30/2018: MN UMC Annual Conference 2018

Discover Joy: Live Deeply!

6/16/2018: Henderson Settlement Mission Trip

Assist people living in extreme poverty by taking part in this all ages (kids too!) mission trip.

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A place where everyone belongs

Spirit River Community in Isanti is now largely sustainable and, more importantly, positioned to extend its impact!

A new experience for 2020 Annual Conference

Cindy Gregorson

We are planning for our 2020 Annual Conference to be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in conjunction with the Dakotas Conference.

To Go On Anyhow

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Rev. Martin Luther King did not come preaching something new; he came shouting something we already knew, but failed to live.

The Risen Christ is Coming

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Easter is about realizing that our story, our journey, with Jesus is beginning rather than ending, Bishop Bruce R. Ough said in his 2018 Easter message.

Never again: Listen to the children

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

“I am so encouraged by what I have witnessed of Gen Z following Parkland ... They may be God’s voice calling us to remember and live our Wesleyan rule of 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 ...

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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