Resources for Reporting Back to Your Church
Videos shown at Annual Conference:
- Jesus Made A Way: In and through you, the Holy Spirit has broken through in miraculous ways over the past year despite the pandemic. Here’s a look at some of what you've made possible.
- 2021 Missional Report: A look at what your apportioned dollars have made possible and how the Minnesota Conference staff have pivoted and walked alongside churches over the challenging past year.
- Honoring 2021 Retirees: The 2021 Minnesota Annual Conference retirement class shares reflections as its members prepare for a new chapter ahead.
- 2020-2021 Bloopers: These bloopers were submitted by churches across Minnesota to provide some levity after the tumultuous past year.
- Soul Care During a Pandemic: Every night for more than a year, a group of laity and clergy have gathered via Zoom to ask one another: How is it with your soul?
- Creative Ministry: Vineyard UMC, Hutchinson: Rev. Jim Hein shares how the church reached new families through engaging online videos.
- Creative Ministry: Faith UMC, West St. Paul: Rev. Marianne Ozanne talks about the church’s monthly supply parades and other creative ministries.
- Creative Ministry: Community UMC, Monticello: Rev. Carrie Binnie and other church members talk about designing a COVID-safe stations of the cross experience.
- Creative Ministry: First UMC, Redwood Falls: Rev. Randy Koppen shares about the church’s expanded partnership with an elementary school.
Videos of key moments in Annual Conference:
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- June 22, Day 1: Service of Ordination and Commissioning and opening business session
- June 23, Day 2: Small groups at three host sites (Park Avenue UMC in Minneapolis, Cross Winds UMC in Maple Grove, and Common Ground: A UM Community in Cambridge), morning worship, and a Journey Toward Vitality map presentation
- June 24, Day 3: Worship and plenary session, shot at The Grove in Woodbury