Each intern spends two months at a host church with a clergy mentor to experience a variety of ministerial contexts.
The theme will be “Jesus. Waymaker.” We'll meet June 22-24 with two virtual days and one small group in-person teaching day.
This five-phase plan provides specific guidance for slowly and gradually resuming in-person gatherings and closely aligns with a state re-opening plan.
All the latest coronavirus-related news and recommendations for Minnesota churches, along with helpful links and best practices.
Bishop Bard reminisces about annual conferences past and talks about how each year this gathering serves as a means of grace, even when it happens virtually.
It's important for congregations to preserve for future generations records that document the ways they shifted their methods and ministry over the past year.
In these difficult days, we hang on by faith and trust that in Christ, all things will hold together.
Bishop David Bard explores the various deaths we experience in the midst of life—and reminds us that we are Easter people who know that resurrection is coming.
Bishop David Bard explores how Holy Week is a week of wonder—and notes that Easter becomes the beginning and the end of all our wondering.
Minnesota Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church