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Bishop Ough: Staying safe, turning the dial to red

Bishop Ough is turning the dial on our Re-gathering Plan back to red and asking all congregations to return to virtual worship and have staff work from home.

Reach Beyond: Moving from online worship into online discipleship

Is your church ready for more effective online discipleship? Find practical, easy ways to start discipleship building.

Faith communities and COVID-19: What you need to know

Health officials admonished clergy to use their influence to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, and Gov. Tim Walz announced new restrictions for receptions.

Cromwell, Moose Lake churches reach and connect in meaningful ways

The small two-point charge has significantly expanded its reach in this season of quarantine through engaging online worship services and book studies.

Minnesota churches work together to collect supplies for UMCOR

Twenty-four United Methodist churches from across Minnesota donated thousands of pounds of urgently needed items to UMCOR.
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3 ways to explore your rhythm of self-compassion

Jody Thone

How self-compassionate are you? Research suggests we must be compassionate to ourselves in order to extend compassion to others.

Church Budgeting: It’s time to take off the cruise control

Money Matters

If your church budget stays mostly the same from year to year, or if the decision you spend the most time on is pastor and staff raises, it's time to turn off ...

How Minnesota Methodists navigated the 1918 Influenza Pandemic

MN Commission on Archives and History

A look at how Methodists in Minnesota navigated the pandemic from a century ago, and the similarities in how churches are being impacted today.

Blessing of the books (and those who use them)

Ben Ingebretson

Rev. Ben Ingebretson offers six suggestions for supporting educators and students as we adjust to this most unusual school year.

A pandemic of kindness

Cindy Gregorson

Can we infect the world with a different kind of virus that multiplies—one of love and compassion?

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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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