Northern Light Church changes name, lives into new way of being church

The church, now called Roots & Branches, will dedicate 50 percent of its budget to internal ministries and 50 percent to share with the community.

Koronis Tabernacle gets green light for construction to begin

The new Tabernacle, with capacity for more than 300 people, is expected to open in time for the 2020 summer camp season.

Rapha Tabernacle of Glory reaches Haitian population

“My greatest hope is to have all the community come together—not only the Haitian community but the community around the church,” said Rev. Mickson Deronvil.

Educational debt-reduction grants help clergy improve financial well-being

Area pastors with 10 years of ministry or less who have completed approved financial education can apply by Sept. 30.

Epworth UMC’s ‘Weed and Water’ reaches families with help of ELI intern

The program gives kids an opportunity to learn about the natural environment in a fun and engaging way.
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A heartfelt thank you to those who serve on ministry teams

Cindy Gregorson

A big thank you to the servant leaders who sit on boards, ministry teams, and action teams to steward our annual conference's mission and ministry.

Pray for our farmers

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough urges congregations to raise awareness about the farm crisis, to pray for farm families, and to offer support and assistance to those impacted.

Culture change…oh my!

Ben Ingebretson

Rev. Ben Ingebretson points to some positive signs that our culture is changing and we are embracing opportunities to create new places for new people!

Creation Care Summit: Lead with love

Minnesota United Methodists

A team from Hamline University in St. Paul provided leadership and learned at The United Methodist Church's Creation Care Summit in Nashville, Tennessee.

Seeing the Spirit in North Dakota

Lyndy Zabel

Minnesota Methodists from six churches, ranging in age from 8 to 85, spent six days volunteering on the Spirit Lake Nation Reservation in Sheyenne, North ...

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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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