10 ways The Ministry Lab can benefit you and your church

From consultation to great ideas from other churches to full worship services and learning opportunities, The Ministry Lab has lots to offer (and at no cost)!

The Grove UMC welcomes new people, grows goodness

During the pandemic, The Grove UMC planted a second location that's thriving and continuing to welcome new people.

Churches’ generosity helps Sierra Leone school educate and impact students

Rev. Judith Banya talks about how The Rev. Richard Ormsby Secondary School is making a difference in the lives of students in Sierra Leone.

NOMADS serve with purpose, complete projects in MN

NOMADS provides volunteer labor for United Methodist organizations throughout the nation and recently worked on two in Minnesota.

Meet Vanessa Kambi, Project AgGrad’s ninth student

Kambi, who is from the Democratic Republic of Congo, will study applied plant sciences and then return home to teach at a university.
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The Joyful Journey: Theology, scripture, and the continuing UMC

Bishop David Bard

Bishop David Bard corrects misinformation and shares the theology he believes will guide the future UMC, including its grounding in the historic tenets of the ...

The Joyful Journey: It's complicated

Bishop David Bard

The moral obligation to be intelligent and the ability to recognize, appreciate, and account for complexity have something to do with being mature in Christ.

What we can learn from church plants in Seattle

Ben Ingebretson

Christianity is not dying; it is changing for the good. Nominal and cultural faith is shedding meaningless practices and labels while people of genuine faith ...

Church closures: The story behind the story

Susan Nienaber

We are a resurrection people who believe that new life springs forth from death. Here's how the missions of two churches that closed are continuing in new ways.

Hanging on to hope

Cindy Gregorson

What if we intentionally foster community? Would hope increase and would there be more light all around us? Would that begin to change our world?

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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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