2019 conference highlights to share with your church

Three days of annual conference turned into a summary of key points to share with members of your congregation!

Bishop’s Episcopal Address: Thirsty Again?

"Go to the well," Bishop Ough said. "Tell everyone you can where they can find the living water.

Legislation round-up, GC2020 delegates

Conference members voted on several key pieces of legislation—and elected delegates to represent them at the 2020 General and Jurisdictional Conferences.

Mark Teasdale: Evangelism for non-evangelists

Teaching session speaker, Rev. Dr. Mark Teasdale, broke down fears and stereotypes to show that we can all be effective evangelists.

Conference adopts vision naming commitment to LGBTQIA+ inclusion

Annual Conference members voted 491-86 to adopt the vision and 446-108 to adopt a statement against the General Conference-approved Traditional Plan.
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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 ...

FAQs: Pre-conference district gatherings

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Answers to the questions people have been asking at the pre-conference district gatherings being held across Minnesota.

Do Christians retire?

Minnesota United Methodists

“Retirement itself is a cipher, and freedom is also a cipher,” says Rev. Clay Oglesbee. “What we freely give of ourselves after retiring is the true question ...

Playing in the sandbox

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Rev. Terri Horn suggests we go back to the sandbox of our youth and remember who owns it, the mission, and what we are to do within it.

More wisdom for leading in this time

Post-General Conference Clergy Resources

Clergy in the Minnesota Conference share how they are living and leading during this uncertain time in The United Methodist Church.

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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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