Training church members to help care for people with dementia

Through her nonprofit, Tracy Keibler offers a free training program that helps church members learn to serve as companion visitors for people with dementia.

Transitional Table begins work, identifies 5 key areas

Here's a glimpse at the Transitional Table's first meeting, and a survey through which you can give feedback to guide their work.

Adaptive VBS gives autistic children inclusive faith-building experience

After hearing about autistic kids being unwelcome at church activities, Rachel Casper decided to create a specialized VBS for kids on the spectrum.

NCJ recommendation: Return to 9 bishops, 1 shared by DK-MN

The NCJ Committee on the Episcopacy recommends having nine active bishops in 2023, with the Dakotas and Minnesota sharing one.

7 area clergy complete Practical Church Leadership Program, gain new tools for ministry

“It was well worth the time, effort, and money needed,” said Rev. Katherine Cornell, who serves Asbury UMC in Duluth.
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The Joyful Journey: It's complicated

Bishop David Bard

The moral obligation to be intelligent and the ability to recognize, appreciate, and account for complexity have something to do with being mature in Christ.

What we can learn from church plants in Seattle

Ben Ingebretson

Christianity is not dying; it is changing for the good. Nominal and cultural faith is shedding meaningless practices and labels while people of genuine faith ...

Church closures: The story behind the story

Susan Nienaber

We are a resurrection people who believe that new life springs forth from death. Here's how the missions of two churches that closed are continuing in new ways.

Hanging on to hope

Cindy Gregorson

What if we intentionally foster community? Would hope increase and would there be more light all around us? Would that begin to change our world?

The Joyful Journey: Take a moment or two

Bishop David Bard

The world is terrible and beautiful. We must take time for the beauty because not only does it increase the capacity of our hearts but it is an act of profound ...

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Pancakes for Princesses

A tragic accident in June left two young girls from southeast Minnesota with burns on over 70 percent of their bodies. Money Creek UMC, a small church near ...

Park UMC shares God’s love by sharing muffins with passersby

Park Avenue United Methodist Church’s Women to Women Ministries group started thinking about ways it could spread God’s love through an unassuming act of ...

Park UMC youth use early release day to pack meals for Kids Against Hunger

When they had an early release day from school on March 5, Park UMC youth (and adults) went to pack meals for Kids Against Hunger.

Park UMC’s ‘Miracle Sunday’ raises $95K to save historic organ

With the help of the United Methodist Foundation, Park United Methodist Church raised enough money to save the church’s historic Cassavant organ, which was in ...

Pastor gives back to family through free funeral

Rev. Kristi Franken of Adrian United Methodist Church immediately knew what she had to do when she heard that her son-in-law’s father had passed away with no ...
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