Racial justice grants help churches learn, listen, grow

Nearly 20 churches received a grant for a book study, and the impact on each congregation has been significant. You can still apply for a grant

Churches remember the 21 who died in Uvalde school shooting

Some churches created a display of empty chairs to remember and honor those who died at the hands of a gunman at Robb Elementary.

2022 conference highlights to share with your church

Highlights from two full days of worship, discerning, and celebrating that you can bring back to members of your congregation.

Bishop's pastoral Letter on Texas school shooting

In his letter, Bishop David Bard urges us to pray, and to take action to address our society's problem with violence.

Bishop’s Episcopal Address: ‘Cured’

Bishop David Bard: “Journeying together toward beloved community: May this be the Minnesota Conference.”
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Helping teens resist oppression online

Dana Neuhauser

Many teens encounter white nationalist messaging and toxic representations of marginalized communities through online gaming and social media. How can we help ...

Juneteenth: What you should know

Minnesota United Methodists

Juneteenth did not entirely end the enslavement or forced involuntary servitude of Africans, but its celebration still has a place.

The Joyful Journey: Disaffiliation, anti-racism, responding to violence

Bishop David Bard

Bishop David Bard gives updates on disaffiliation, encourages every church to engage in anti-racism work, and shares how we might respond to recent violence.

The Joyful Journey: May showers

Bishop David Bard

As Annual Conference nears, Bishop Bard invites us to think about “rain”—a practice to help us respond vs. react, and lean into productivity vs. reactivity.

An opportunity to support displaced Ukranians

Fred Vanderwerf

United Methodist ministries in Lviv, Ukraine are buying a house in a nearby village for internally displaced people to stay.

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Richfield UMC's neighborhood movie night a big hit

Free neighborhood movie night succeeds with double feature and “drive-in” box cars for kids.

Richfield UMC’s carnival a hit for the community

On a beautiful summer Saturday last month, Richfield United Methodist Church hosted its fourth annual community carnival. The carnival featured a petting zoo, ...

Silent auction at Fairfax UMC raises money for Imagine No Malaria

Fairfax United Methodist Church has reached their pledged amount for Imagine No Malaria by hosting a silent auction fundraiser that brought in money from ...

Small Church of Peace launches big fight against hunger

When the Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People food shelf in Bloomington needed emergency bags of groceries for people unable to wait for the next available food...

Spirit River Community meets local needs through free legal clinic

“Hosting this important event is a privilege and gives us a chance to reach out to a population that might not have the resources able to go to a lawyer’s ...
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