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To Go On Anyhow

4/5/2018

Rev. Martin Luther King did not come preaching something new; he came shouting something we already knew, but failed to live.


A place where everyone belongs

5/17/2018

Spirit River Community in Isanti is now largely sustainable and, more importantly, positioned to extend its impact!


A new experience for 2020 Annual Conference

4/19/2018

We are planning for our 2020 Annual Conference to be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in conjunction with the Dakotas Conference.


To Go On Anyhow

4/5/2018

Rev. Martin Luther King did not come preaching something new; he came shouting something we already knew, but failed to live.


The Risen Christ is Coming

3/28/2018

Easter is about realizing that our story, our journey, with Jesus is beginning rather than ending, Bishop Bruce R. Ough said in his 2018 Easter message.


Never again: Listen to the children

3/6/2018

“I am so encouraged by what I have witnessed of Gen Z following Parkland ... They may be God’s voice calling us to remember and live our Wesleyan rule of life.”


Mourning the death of Billy Graham

2/24/2018

Rev. Clay Oglesbee offers some thoughts about Rev. Billy Graham’s impact and reflects on key tenets of his evangelistic and social outreach ministries.


United Methodist Church to celebrate 50th anniversary

2/14/2018

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

2/7/2018

"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 creation.” Bishop Bruce R. Ough gives us a new understanding of "extreme" in this Ash Wednesday message.


A Recipe for Vitality

1/31/2018

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. Susan Nienaber breaks it down into 8 factors.


Are You Ready to Surprise the World?

1/31/2018

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 weekly videos and small group study guides.


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