2018 Annual Conference Preview—Discover Joy: Live Deeply!

At the 2018 Annual Conference, drawing on John 15:1-7, we will focus on living in connection to the vine and bearing fruit.

Minnesota represented in Wespath’s new Young Leaders Advisory Board

Rev. Tyler Sit, pastor at New City Church in Minneapolis, will be working in 2018 to help shape the way Wespath Benefits and Investments serves The United ...

Are you ready for summer? Camp Minnesota is ready for you!

Camp Minnesota is eager to share this summer’s camping opportunities with families and churches. Registration for 2018 Summer Camping programs is now open!

Grants and Financial Literacy Training Available to Clergy with Student Debt

Clergy, we want to help you experience the day when you feel free of the stress of student debt. The Dakotas and Minnesota Annual Conferences are the recipient ...

When we don’t limit God: Church’s 150th anniversary focuses on community

Randy Koppen was just starting as the new pastor at First UMC in Redwood Falls as it was just about to celebrate its 150th anniversary. He felt that God was ...
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3/2/2018: Confirmation Gathering 2018

This event is now full. Confirmation students from across the state gather as we look at what it means to be a disciple.

3/16/2018: Southern Prairie District Youth Winter Retreat

This weekend retreat is for sixth- through 12th-grade students who want to grow in their relationship with Jesus. Expect passionate worship, relevant Bible ...

3/17/2018: VIM Training

Mission training for team leaders

3/22/2018: Ending Well 2018

For clergy moving to new appointments or retiring.

4/3/2018: Rally to End Racism Washington D.C.

Join a rally and a call to action on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

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United Methodist Church to celebrate 50th anniversary

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

You're invited to read a sermon delivered by Dr. Albert Outler at the formation of The United Methodist Church, a sermon that's startlingly relevant today.

Extremophiles: Ash Wednesday with Bishop Ough

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

"Extreme disciples do not make their witness through extreme ultimatums about extreme positions. They join with Jesus in his extreme mission of redeeming all of...

A Recipe for Vitality

Susan Nienaber

Graham UMC in rural central Minnesota is doing something right. This small, vital, multi-generational church has found a recipe for a healthy congregation. Rev....

Are You Ready to Surprise the World?

Cindy Gregorson

Here is everything you need to know to prepare for the all-conference Lenten book study video series starting soon! Find out where you can view or download ...

Let’s Go Fishing!

Cynthia Williams

As a conference, our journey to vitality includes our vision of reaching new people. Many of us struggle with how best to do so. Meanwhile millions of people ...

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Coon Rapids UMC children, youth provide ‘blessing bags’ to homeless

Children and youth at Coon Rapids UMC filled Ziploc bags with necessities to distribute to people in the community who lack consistent housing.

Crane Lake Chapel parishioners fix up home, reach new community member

After noticing a house in the community that was in need of repair, parishioners of the Crane Lake Chapel in northern Minnesota decided to help the owner fix up...

Ed Dallas rides his bike coast to coast for UMC Mobile Ministry

Ed Dallas, a seasoned cyclist, is riding his bicycle over 4,000 miles across the country this summer to raise awareness and funds for UMC Mobile Ministry. UMC ...

Elk River UMC serves as warming house, offering food, fellowship during statewide hockey event

As the community of Elk River welcomed 5,700 hockey players and fans for “Hockey Day Minnesota” in January, Elk River United Methodist Church transformed itself...

Excelsior UMC teen connects generations at church

Hannah Dudak, a junior at Chanhassen High School, implemented a program to connect different generations at her church, Excelsior United Methodist.
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