Epworth UMC’s ‘Weed and Water’ reaches families with help of ELI intern

The program gives kids an opportunity to learn about the natural environment in a fun and engaging way.

ELI Project internship helps seven students discern call

Seven college students have completed a summer internship with The ELI Project. More than half plan to pursue vocational ministry.

Video: Living into our inclusive vision

Revs. Cindy Gregorson and Carol Zaagsma answer some questions and reflect on what inclusive vision we adopted at the 2019 Annual Conference means for us.

Nonprofit Church Leadership Program makes impact, welcomes new participants

Nine Minnesota clergy just graduated from the program, now in its second year, and 11 more just began.

Meet the Minnesota Conference’s new clergy

Those starting their first appointment in the Minnesota Conference share their gifts and passions, what they're looking forward to in their new roles, and more.
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Culture change…oh my!

Ben Ingebretson

Rev. Ben Ingebretson points to some positive signs that our culture is changing and we are embracing opportunities to create new places for new people!

Creation Care Summit: Lead with love

Minnesota United Methodists

A team from Hamline University in St. Paul provided leadership and learned at The United Methodist Church's Creation Care Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Seeing the Spirit in North Dakota

Lyndy Zabel

Minnesota Methodists from six churches, ranging in age from 8 to 85, spent six days volunteering on the Spirit Lake Nation Reservation in Sheyenne, North ...

Emerging Picture of Generosity Across Generations

Money Matters

There is a tension among church leaders around generosity—especially when multiple generations are in the conversation. It is time to expand the definition.

A hopeful spirit: Vietnam Mission Initiative update

Lyndy Zabel

The Minnesota Conference Vietnam Steering Team continues to be committed to partnering with Vietnam as the people of that country continue to reach and make ...

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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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