Congregational prayer for Sunday, Feb. 24

As the Special Session of General Conference begins, all congregations are encouraged to use this prayer during their worship services on Sunday (Feb. 24).

Lay speaker Jack Rogers delivers 500th sermon

“I’m as plain and ordinary as you can get . . . If I can do it, anyone can do it,” Jack Rogers said about lay speaking.

Lydia Project exceeds pledge goal

The number of handmade scarves that congregations have pledged exceeds the 10,000 goal! Every General Conference 2020 attendee will be welcomed with a scarf.

10 things to know about General Conference 2019

We've compiled a great set of information and resources to help you understand and follow along with what happens at General Conference 2019.

Nonprofit leadership program projects resource churches

Ten Minnesota clergy and eight Dakotas clergy are working on applied projects designed to connect course content to their professional work environment.
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Preparing our hearts and minds for General Conference

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

I humbly offer you several considerations for your spiritual preparations for General Conference. Let us set all our hope on the grace of Jesus Christ!

Starting 2019 off right

Money Matters

Marcia Alexander, a member at Epworth UMC and a financial advisor at Thrivent Financial, poses five important financial questions for clergy.

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.

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STORM Camp goes missional once again

This year’s STORM Camp moved to Faribault. In late July, 63 students and 12 adult drivers from 14 congregations served 70 families in the community.

The Church Takes To The Streets

Urban CROSS service camp took place this summer, and was hugely successful. Fifty-four campers completed many projects on houses in the Dayton’s Bluff area of ...

The Recovery Church hosts inaugural biker blessing

“I believe God is riding with me,” says Mavis Fry, an avid motorcyclist. “I feel more aware of my surroundings and I ride more safely.” Fry is talking about why...

Thief River Falls UMC “Changes the World” During May

Thief River Falls United Methodist Church raised over $1,400 for Imagine No Malaria during the month of May. The church had a “Muffins for Malaria” fellowship ...

Town’s annual celebration provides an opportunity to raise awareness for Imagine No Malaria

Each summer, the town of Adrian, Minn., hosts a “Christmas in July” celebration for the community. Seeing an opportunity for community involvement with Imagine ...
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