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Creatively built teleprompter enhances connection with online viewers

To solve the problem of having to break eye contact with online viewers to refer to his notes during sermons, Rev. Josh Doughty built a teleprompter.

Keep Our Campfires Glowing: Camping ministry needs YOU!

Suspended operations due to COVID-19 have resulted in financial challenges for area camps. A “Keep Our Campfires Glowing” campaign aims to help.

Meet the Minnesota Conference’s new clergy for 2020

Clergy starting their first Minnesota Conference appointment share their gifts and passions, what drew them here, and their hopes for The UMC.

Iglesia Piedra Viva helps families, welcomes new people

The church start has given grants for housing, food, and technology; started a tutoring program; and assisted with a food giveaway and resource fair.

Churches care for neighbors by making masks

Congregations of all sizes have made face masks and distributed them to a wide variety of groups both near and far.
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Faith and water justice

Caring for Creation

How Environmental Justice Organizer Isaiah Friesen integrated passions for faith and climate with the Ecumenical Water Initiative.

Spirit River’s ‘special sauce’ and new chapter

Susan Nienaber

Spirit River Community Church and Foundation, which have made an impact and partnered with other congregations, sold its building and is preparing for what's ...

Being a better anti-racist

Minnesota United Methodists

First, grow a thicker skin. Secondly, believe those experiencing injustice, says Rev. Laquaan Malachi, who serves North UMC in Minneapolis.

Managing financial trauma

Money Matters

The good news is we can take action to avoid and minimize financial trauma.

Police reform must involve reconciliation

Minnesota United Methodists

Rev. Dr. Shawn R. Moore reflects on his former roles as a U.S. Navy specialist and police officer, and how they inform his views of what's happening today.

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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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