Bishop's message on Tyre Nichols

In advance of the release of video footage showing the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols, Bishop Lanette urges us to pray and to center ourselves for the work of ...

180 youth learn about being rooted in Christ at ‘The Event’

Nearly 200 youth and chaperones from 24 churches participated in “The Event” and learned about what it means to be rooted in Christ’s love.

Transitional Table creatively brainstorms, looks to the future

This “think tank” is exploring how to position our staffing, structure, and resources as we move ahead and has identified four key focus areas.

Meet and worship with Bishop Lanette at one of 6 gatherings

Come meet our new bishop; hear some of her story; enjoy worship, warm hospitality, and good conversation; and leave with a renewed sense of hope.

New director of equity brings passion, experience to conference

Sabrina Tapia Contreras wants to help the conference bring an equity lens to everything we do.
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How we will lead

Bishop Lanette Plambeck

Bishop Lanette shares what will ground her leadership and that of the Dakotas and Minnesota Appointive Cabinets as we live into our vision.

Farewell from Bishop David Bard

Bishop David Bard

Bishop Bard thanks Minnesota United Methodists for the past two years, and as he prepares to end his interim assignment, he encourages us to continue to embody ...

Is your congregation making an impact?

Susan Nienaber

As we grapple with how to measure and evaluate what we're doing, Success Equations might be the right tool to help us succeed.

Reflecting on odd space

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

In this blog post Rev. Donna Dempewolf reflects on all the odd experiences during her time at 2022 NCJ and on her gratitude for Bishops Dyck and Ough and the ...

Reminders of God's Work and Blessings

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

In this blog post, Rev. Henry Dolopei II, a clergy delegate for Minnesota, writes, "throughout the day, God reminded me through proclamation, our leaders, and ...

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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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