Couple prepares to launch church in St. Michael, reach unchurched

Laura and Brent Cottington are planting a church in St. Michael, which has one of the largest percentages of families with school-age children across Minnesota.

Fall leadership gathering focuses on changing culture, getting moving

About 50 leaders gathered to explore together how to change the culture in the Minnesota Conference and become equipped to share our Jesus stories.

Reggie McNeal: 8 characteristics of kingdom leaders

The church is established for the purpose of the kingdom—but too often, our narrative is church-centric. Kingdom leaders share these characteristics.

Quynh-Hoa Nguyen: Spreading God’s love in Vietnam

She is a missionary who is training lay people throughout Vietnam, and she's started three programs to meet needs in areas with extreme poverty.

Hubbard UMC event renews, inspires 200 across conference

Hubbard UMC hosted a “Breakthrough Renewal Institute” that welcomed 200 from 70 churches across Minnesota. It included worship and workshops.
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10/19/2017: Earthkeepers Training

Is God calling you to a vocation of caring for God’s creation? Join United Methodist Earthkeepers and work to create a more just and sustainable world!

10/19/2017: Retired Clergy and Spouse Lucheon

Gathering of retired clergy and spouses for lunch and presentations.

10/21/2017: Conversations on a Way Forward-Bloomington MN

Get informed and share your thoughts with Bishop Ough regarding the Commission on the Way Forward.

10/22/2017: Conversations on a Way Forward-Sioux Falls SD

Get informed and share your thoughts with Bishop Ough regarding the Commission on the Way Forward.

10/23/2017: Conversations on a Way Forward-Mitchell SD

Get informed and share your thoughts with Bishop Ough regarding the Commission on the Way Forward.

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When your heart is heavy

Cindy Gregorson

We shine when we don’t give up or give in, when we do what we can do however big or small. And in so doing, our heart gets a little bit lighter.

Bishop Ough: Praying for Las Vegas

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough encourages Minnesota United Methodists to continue offering the ministries of prayer, comfort, healing, advocacy, and love following this tragedy.

Rushing in after a disaster (and 2 ways YOU can help)

Lyndy Zabel

You can help by becoming trained to be an effective early responder and/or Volunteer in Mission; training opportunities are coming up on Sept. 30.

The top 10 “it’s time already” things

Fred Vanderwerf

Automatic giving, a strong website, technological updates, and providing ample stewardship opportunities are among the things all churches should be doing.

Park Ave. Legal Clinic seeks hospitality volunteers

Minnesota United Methodists

The Park Avenue Legal Clinic, which provides free legal services every week, is seeking volunteers to provide hospitality to clients.

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Christ UMC in Rochester hosts climate conversation

More than 60 people from churches in Rochester, Plainview, Chatfield, and elsewhere met at Christ United Methodist Church to strategize faith-based action on ...

Christmas Eve brunch—and branching out to the community

Mounds Park UMC hosted a brunch on Christmas Eve and invited the outside community.

Churches’ ‘Souper Bowl’ yields 1,000+ cans of soup for hungry

The Seahawks and the Broncos weren’t the only ones competing on Feb. 2. Two churches in the Minnesota Conference were having a “Souper Bowl” of their own.

Community Coffee Saturdays offer simple, effective outreach

There is a place to stop for a cup of coffee and friendly conversation in the little village of East Chain in southern Minnesota. The United Methodist Women ...

Congregation-wide book study paves way for featured speaker, ecclesiologist Tony Jones

United Methodist Church of Anoka and its satellite campus, Northern Light, took part in an all-congregation book study, named “One Congregation, One Book.” They...
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