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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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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