A Way Forward: The three plans and resources for churches

A detailed look at the three plans considered by the Commission on a Way Forward—and resources for churches to understand them and prepare for 2019.

Give s’more for camp: Koronis Tabernacle seeks support

Plans call for a new year-round, multi-level, multi-use worship and meeting center but support is needed to bring it to fruition.

2018 conference highlights for churches to share with members

Three days of annual conference turned into a summary of key points to share with members of your congregation!

Conference attendees recognize, celebrate milestones in ministry

Hundreds gathered to remember those who have died, recognize those retiring, and celebrate those entering a new phase of ministry.

2019 budget represents 2.4% increase, includes new strategic initiatives

Members voted to approve a 2019 apportioned budget totaling $6,327,706. It includes funds to help 10 churches double and to start a clergy residency program.
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A place where everyone belongs

Spirit River Community in Isanti is now largely sustainable and, more importantly, positioned to extend its impact!

A new experience for 2020 Annual Conference

Cindy Gregorson

We are planning for our 2020 Annual Conference to be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in conjunction with the Dakotas Conference.

To Go On Anyhow

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Rev. Martin Luther King did not come preaching something new; he came shouting something we already knew, but failed to live.

The Risen Christ is Coming

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Easter is about realizing that our story, our journey, with Jesus is beginning rather than ending, Bishop Bruce R. Ough said in his 2018 Easter message.

Never again: Listen to the children

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

“I am so encouraged by what I have witnessed of Gen Z following Parkland ... They may be God’s voice calling us to remember and live our Wesleyan rule of life.”

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Byron UMC shoe giveaway touches hearts, calls church to mission

Rev. Beth Perez invited members to bring new shoes to donate to the children at Rio Bravo Children’s Home in Mexico. The church, which averages 85 in worship ...

Centennial hosts first Disability Awareness Sunday

Centennial UMC in Roseville recently hosted its first ever Disability Awareness Sunday, where members experienced being in ministry with people with ...

Centennial UMC helps community with advance care planning

The church hosted an informative panel discussion and workshop on the timely topic of advance care planning, and 57 community members attended.

Champlin UMC hosts clothing ‘boutique’ for families in need

On August 4, Champlin United Methodist Church, other faith groups, local schools, and the surrounding community hosted a clothing “boutique” that allowed ...

Chatfield UMC distributes blessing stones throughout community

This summer, members of Chatfield United Methodist Church embarked on a pilgrimage that involved placing blessing stones around their 2,800-person city and ...
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