Couple prepares to launch church in St. Michael, reach unchurched

Laura and Brent Cottington are planting a church in St. Michael, which has one of the largest percentages of families with school-age children across Minnesota.

Fall leadership gathering focuses on changing culture, getting moving

About 50 leaders gathered to explore together how to change the culture in the Minnesota Conference and become equipped to share our Jesus stories.

Reggie McNeal: 8 characteristics of kingdom leaders

The church is established for the purpose of the kingdom—but too often, our narrative is church-centric. Kingdom leaders share these characteristics.

Quynh-Hoa Nguyen: Spreading God’s love in Vietnam

She is a missionary who is training lay people throughout Vietnam, and she's started three programs to meet needs in areas with extreme poverty.

Hubbard UMC event renews, inspires 200 across conference

Hubbard UMC hosted a “Breakthrough Renewal Institute” that welcomed 200 from 70 churches across Minnesota. It included worship and workshops.
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10/19/2017: Earthkeepers Training

Is God calling you to a vocation of caring for God’s creation? Join United Methodist Earthkeepers and work to create a more just and sustainable world!

10/19/2017: Retired Clergy and Spouse Lucheon

Gathering of retired clergy and spouses for lunch and presentations.

10/21/2017: Conversations on a Way Forward-Bloomington MN

Get informed and share your thoughts with Bishop Ough regarding the Commission on the Way Forward.

10/22/2017: Conversations on a Way Forward-Sioux Falls SD

Get informed and share your thoughts with Bishop Ough regarding the Commission on the Way Forward.

10/23/2017: Conversations on a Way Forward-Mitchell SD

Get informed and share your thoughts with Bishop Ough regarding the Commission on the Way Forward.

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When your heart is heavy

Cindy Gregorson

We shine when we don’t give up or give in, when we do what we can do however big or small. And in so doing, our heart gets a little bit lighter.

Bishop Ough: Praying for Las Vegas

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough encourages Minnesota United Methodists to continue offering the ministries of prayer, comfort, healing, advocacy, and love following this tragedy.

Rushing in after a disaster (and 2 ways YOU can help)

Lyndy Zabel

You can help by becoming trained to be an effective early responder and/or Volunteer in Mission; training opportunities are coming up on Sept. 30.

The top 10 “it’s time already” things

Fred Vanderwerf

Automatic giving, a strong website, technological updates, and providing ample stewardship opportunities are among the things all churches should be doing.

Park Ave. Legal Clinic seeks hospitality volunteers

Minnesota United Methodists

The Park Avenue Legal Clinic, which provides free legal services every week, is seeking volunteers to provide hospitality to clients.

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At North UMC, ‘faith is community’

North United Methodist Church is big on community outreach. One of its most well known ministries is its clothing closet, through which residents in need can ...

At Thief River Falls UMC, talents, denominations combine for Imagine No Malaria

Three talented musicians who attend a nearby Lutheran church heard about Thief River Falls’ ambitious fundraising goal for Imagine No Malaria and offered to ...

Blooming Grove runs for the loaves and sings for (others’) supper

On Oct. 2, a clear, bright, and cool fall Saturday, Blooming Grove United Methodist Church attracted 76 runners and walkers for their first “Run for the Loaves”...

Brooklyn UMC youth offer token of warmth and comfort for families of Sandy Hook victims

In response to the Dec. 14 shooting in which twenty children and six school administrators were killed, youth from Brooklyn United Methodist Church (Brooklyn ...

Byron UMC brings help and hope to refugee camps in Afghanistan

Byron United Methodist Church’s confirmation class project collected 500 pairs of shoes, which went to a refugee camp in Afghanistan. Church members went to a ...
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