Incubator: 14 area leaders prepare to reach new people

Church leaders gathered in Minneapolis last month to learn best practices for innovative start-up projects.

Member of Little Prairie UMC spreads hope through e-card company

Bonnie Humke, a member of Little Prairie UMC, started an e-greeting card company to help people share messages of hope and comfort.

5 reasons to get involved with OC Ministries

This nonprofit is feeding students, giving scholarships, planting avocados, distributing glasses, and providing opportunities for life-changing experiences.

Wesley Foundation at MSU gives college students space to practice faith

A new campus ministry, the Wesley Foundation at Minnesota State University, Mankato, welcomes and supports dozens of college students.

Clergy gain stewardship, admin skills through certificate program

Four clergy from Minnesota and the Dakotas reflect on what they are learning through a non-profit church leadership certificate program that began in July 2017.
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The Enneagram as a tool for spiritual growth

Jody Thone

A look at what the Enneagram is and how it can be a helpful tool for personal and spiritual reflection and growth.

A prayer for the harvest

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

During this difficult harvest season, Bishop Ough prays that joy and gladness be restored to our orchards and farms and ranches.

Their silence fills the earth

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough says we're called to break the silence for those who cannot, and to honor the truth of those who find their voice.

Stewarding the church in the 21st century

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Six key principles describe the responsibility and the opportunity we have to lead our congregations.

Five ways to get ready for REACH!

Ben Ingebretson

Three new pre-conference workshops have been added in response to demand!

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Christ UMC in Rochester hosts climate conversation

More than 60 people from churches in Rochester, Plainview, Chatfield, and elsewhere met at Christ United Methodist Church to strategize faith-based action on ...

Christmas Eve brunch—and branching out to the community

Mounds Park UMC hosted a brunch on Christmas Eve and invited the outside community.

Churches’ ‘Souper Bowl’ yields 1,000+ cans of soup for hungry

The Seahawks and the Broncos weren’t the only ones competing on Feb. 2. Two churches in the Minnesota Conference were having a “Souper Bowl” of their own.

Community Coffee Saturdays offer simple, effective outreach

There is a place to stop for a cup of coffee and friendly conversation in the little village of East Chain in southern Minnesota. The United Methodist Women ...

Congregation-wide book study paves way for featured speaker, ecclesiologist Tony Jones

United Methodist Church of Anoka and its satellite campus, Northern Light, took part in an all-congregation book study, named “One Congregation, One Book.” They...
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