Cascade UMC serves Thanksgiving meal to community

The church served free Thanksgiving meals to 140 community members—continuing a 34-year tradition and sharing God’s love with neighbors in a tangible way.

Elmore UMC re-claims focus by loving and feeding neighbors

Today, four years after the church was on the brink of closure, it is reaching new people through a mid-week meal and worship experience.

10 things to help you get to know Bishop Lanette Plambeck

Get a sense of the new bishop's background, gifts, vision for the church, leadership style, and views on human sexuality.

Bishop Lanette Plambeck Assigned to Dakotas-Minnesota Area

We rejoice to announce that newly elected Bishop Lanette L. Plambeck has been assigned to the Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area. She will begin a two-year term ...

Friday wrap-up: Stand up for the good news

In the third day of 2022 NCJ, important conversations on gun violence and homophobia and transphobia in the church were held. Several resolutions passed. A ...
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Is your congregation making an impact?

Susan Nienaber

As we grapple with how to measure and evaluate what we're doing, Success Equations might be the right tool to help us succeed.

Reflecting on odd space

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

In this blog post Rev. Donna Dempewolf reflects on all the odd experiences during her time at 2022 NCJ and on her gratitude for Bishops Dyck and Ough and the ...

Reminders of God's Work and Blessings

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

In this blog post, Rev. Henry Dolopei II, a clergy delegate for Minnesota, writes, "throughout the day, God reminded me through proclamation, our leaders, and ...

Inhaling Hope, Exhaling Gratitude

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

"We, as a people of faith, acknowledge the power of prayer, but today I experienced it. The Spirit moved so freely, beginning with worship carrying the message ...

The Joyful Journey: Autumn reverie

Bishop David Bard

We miss something deeply important if we neglect opportunities to slow down, watch the leaves change colors, and let a cool autumn breeze kiss our cheeks.

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“Change for a change” offering raises funds for Imagine No Malaria

Evangelical UMC (Waseca) decided to raise money for Imagine No Malaria by having a special monthly offering called “Change for a Change” during which we would ...

“The Gathering Place” Opens in Chatfield

Chatfield United Methodist Church’s newly-formed health ministry for senior citizens, The Gathering Place, held its inaugural open house Jan. 10. Led by parish ...

“Ton of Tuna” campaign feeds a community

During Minnesota FoodShare month, River Hills United Methodist Church in Burnsville saw a need to fight hunger in its community. The church came up with a “Ton ...

20+ UMC congregations work to reach thousands at Twin Cities Pride event

Members of Reconciling United Methodist congregations in Minnesota created a float for the Pride parade and hosted a booth where they handed out rainbow peace ...

A Brush With Kindness team ‘serves Jesus while serving others’

Two years ago, members of Lindstrom and Main Street UMCs returned from a mission trip inspired to make change in their own communities.
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