2023 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.

2023 legislation round-up

Resolutions oppose assault-style weapons, address Israeli detention of children, and support a U.S. Regional Conference and removal of discriminatory policies.

Awards given for discipleship, evangelism, multiplication, healing a broken world

Seven individuals, three churches, and one organization were recognized for the ways they have made a difference in their communities and across Minnesota.

Bishop’s Episcopal Address: Quite Enough Love for All of Us

“I wonder if you would just join with me in leaning in...to one another in this room and declaring that there is indeed enough love for all of us.”

Conference recognizes 36 pastors celebrating milestones in ministry

“That’s my prayer for you: that you will lead others toward beloved community,” she told those entering a new phase of ministry.
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Clergy Leadership Academy: 'Yes' space for designing the future

Jody Thone

This year, Clergy Leadership Academy participants explored the essential leadership task of leading and equipping others.

Fresh Expressions

Cindy Gregorson

At Annual Conference, there will be three opportunities to dive into what a Fresh Expression is, how it can work in your context, and what to do next.

Easter message: Who is it you are looking for?

Bishop Lanette Plambeck

After encountering the risen Jesus at the tomb on Easter morning, Mary Magdalene was never the same again, and neither are we.

Pipelines, partnerships and promises

Cindy Gregorson

Our apportionment system creates a pipeline, an infrastructure, that allows us to get ministry and resources where they are needed.

Iglesia Piedra Viva celebrates Driver’s Licenses for All legislation after years of advocacy

Minnesota United Methodists

Pastor Jesus Purisaca led prayer vigils and spoke and prayed over march and rally participants as their unofficial chaplain.

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A regular—or decaf—act of kindness

The last Saturday of each month, Mosaic United Methodist Church members buy the first drink for everyone who comes into the Brookdale Caribou coffee shop ...

Advent 5K runners chase down malaria

More than 100 members and friends of Advent United Methodist Church (Eagan) ran or walked five kilometers on Oct. 8 to raise over $2,500—and save more than 250 ...

Advent UMC engages in a day of sharing within community

Members of Advent United Methodist Church in Eagan wanted to celebrate the church’s 30-year anniversary by sharing God’s love with the community. They chose to ...

Advent UMC evangelizes through action on mission trips to Haiti

Almost every year, members from Advent United Methodist Church travel to Haiti to work on projects there in collaboration with local residents.

An outpouring of love on Christmas Day

On Christmas day the First United Methodist church of Red Wing brought 26 trays of goodies to those who had to work that day. They blessed the local fire and ...
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