Congregational prayer for Sunday, Feb. 24

As the Special Session of General Conference begins, all congregations are encouraged to use this prayer during their worship services on Sunday (Feb. 24).

Lay speaker Jack Rogers delivers 500th sermon

“I’m as plain and ordinary as you can get . . . If I can do it, anyone can do it,” Jack Rogers said about lay speaking.

Lydia Project exceeds pledge goal

The number of handmade scarves that congregations have pledged exceeds the 10,000 goal! Every General Conference 2020 attendee will be welcomed with a scarf.

10 things to know about General Conference 2019

We've compiled a great set of information and resources to help you understand and follow along with what happens at General Conference 2019.

Nonprofit leadership program projects resource churches

Ten Minnesota clergy and eight Dakotas clergy are working on applied projects designed to connect course content to their professional work environment.
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Preparing our hearts and minds for General Conference

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

I humbly offer you several considerations for your spiritual preparations for General Conference. Let us set all our hope on the grace of Jesus Christ!

Starting 2019 off right

Money Matters

Marcia Alexander, a member at Epworth UMC and a financial advisor at Thrivent Financial, poses five important financial questions for clergy.

The heart of the Magi: Bishop's Christmas message

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough encourages us to approach this Christmas with the hearts of the Magi: constantly being formed and shaped into the way of the Lord.

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.

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Fairmount Avenue UMC youth group provide warmth to homeless

Sixty-six. That’s how many beds the downtown Minneapolis Simpson Housing Services overnight shelter has available to the homeless. It’s also the number of ...

Faith UMC hosts workshop, wrestles with racial injustice

The people of Faith UMC in St. Anthony invited neighbors to a half-day workshop on "Discerning Whiteness" to help them wrestle with the reality of racial ...

Faith UMC parish nurse leads community effort for caregivers, care receivers

Faith United Methodist Church’s parish nurse is leading a community-wide effort to provide for caregivers and care receivers.

Faith UMC partners with school, feeds hungry children

After discovering that hunger was prevalent in the Farmington community, Faith United Methodist Church forged a partnership with a local elementary school that ...

Federated Church’s ‘2-Hour Delay Cafe’ reaches community’s youth

Each month, schools in the small, west-central Minnesota community of Morris have a two-hour late start due to staff in-services. Younger children have a ...
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