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.

Youth explore purpose, God’s call on their lives at ‘The Event’

Hundreds of youth from 33 Minnesota United Methodist churches explored the unique call God has placed on their lives while having fun.

4 stories of lives changed in our midst

Embracing God's love, finding a church home, reaching youth through an after-school kids club, and 16 baptized one Sunday are among these uplifting stories.

Hundreds gather for ‘Way Forward’ conversations across Minnesota

Bishop Ough told attendees that the way for us to be the church now and in the future is to stay in love with union.

Samantha Evans: 'Why Jesus?'

Evans describes three events from her youth that defined her life’s direction and recounts how she came to recognize and embrace her God-given gift of writing.
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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!

Social media and the story we are telling the world

Cindy Gregorson

A tweet gets a lot of attention and becomes an opportunity to learn about the power our words have and the way we convey the image of the church to the world.

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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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