Beata Ferris brings passion for camp to area role

Ferris is the Dakotas-Minnesota Camp and Retreat Ministry’s marketing and outreach project coordinator, a part-time position that began March 15.

North Star District to welcome new superintendent

Rev. Mark Miller has been appointed to Resurrection UMC of Hastings—and Rev. Laurie Kantonen will succeed him as North Star District superintendent.

Love Boldly Micro Grants

Has your church's reputation been impacted following General Conference? Apply for a Love Boldly Micro Grant to send a message of welcome in your community!

NCJ College of Bishops: 'We pledge to journey with you'

NCJ bishops acknowledged the pain and anguish within the church, and pledged to journey with United Methodists and think creatively with them about the future.

Pastoral letter from Council of Bishops president

"I pray in this moment for mature spiritual leadership among the clergy and laity of our global church...I pray that we will move toward the pain and grief."
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Easter message: ‘Pray with your eyes wide open’

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough invites us to look for change, for hope, and for signs of Christ’s victory over death “with eyes wide open” in anticipation of the future.

Helping your congregation heal after General Conference

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

These suggestions are designed to help congregants process what happened at General Conference and focus on being in ministry together.

3 key advisors you should have in your corner

Money Matters

There are three key advisors that all clergy should have in their corner: a financial planner, an accountant, and an attorney.

Why I stay

Cindy Gregorson

Rev. Cindy Gregorson reflects on why she stays in the denomination at a time when the church seems out of step of what she believes we are called to do and be.

Leading in a time of high conflict

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Rev. Susan Nienaber shares some common patterns and feelings in times of high conflict, as well as some suggestions for healthy ways to channel energy.

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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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