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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Spirit River Community’s “Ask-a-Lawyer Day” eases anxiety for new Americans

Recognizing that things like navigating landlord-tenant relations, understanding child custody laws, and filing taxes can be difficult and complicated for new ...

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 ...
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