Breakthrough prayer for REACH!

Even if you can't attend REACH!, please pray for the gathering and its participants. Bishop Bruce R. Ough wrote a prayer that's available in bookmark form.

Grants help clergy reduce student debt, improve financial well-being

Twenty-four clergy received a $5,000 debt-reduction grant, and another round of grants will be given out this fall.

New conference youth leaders to plan events, create network

Catie Levenick and Sami Tierney will organize two high-impact youth events each year and hope to create a network for youth leaders to share ideas.

Leaving a legacy: Tabernacle groundbreaking at Koronis

About 150 people goined in a groundbraking celebration for the new Tabernacle at Koronis Ministries Camp and Retreat Center in Paynesville this Labor Day. "As ...

Aitkin UMC welcomes the stranger at the door

Church members opened their hearts and building to a stranger, and in doing so, showed him Christ's love and inspired him to become a follower of Jesus.
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Stewarding the church in the 21st century

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Six key principles describe the responsibility and the opportunity we have to lead our congregations.

Five ways to get ready for REACH!

Ben Ingebretson

Three new pre-conference workshops have been added in response to demand!

Social media and the story we are telling the world

Cindy Gregorson

A tweet gets a lot of attention and becomes an opportunity to learn about the power our words have and the way we convey the image of the church to the world.

A place where everyone belongs

Susan Nienaber

Spirit River Community in Isanti is now largely sustainable and, more importantly, positioned to extend its impact!

A new experience for 2020 Annual Conference

Cindy Gregorson

We are planning for our 2020 Annual Conference to be held in Sioux Falls, South Dakota in conjunction with the Dakotas Conference.

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Silent auction at Fairfax UMC raises money for Imagine No Malaria

Fairfax United Methodist Church has reached their pledged amount for Imagine No Malaria by hosting a silent auction fundraiser that brought in money from ...

Small Church of Peace launches big fight against hunger

When the Volunteers Enlisted to Assist People food shelf in Bloomington needed emergency bags of groceries for people unable to wait for the next available food...

Spirit River Community meets local needs through free legal clinic

“Hosting this important event is a privilege and gives us a chance to reach out to a population that might not have the resources able to go to a lawyer’s ...

Spirit River Community’s “Ask-a-Lawyer Day” eases anxiety for new Americans

Recognizing that things like navigating landlord-tenant relations, understanding child custody laws, and filing taxes can be difficult and complicated for new ...

STORM Camp goes missional once again

This year’s STORM Camp moved to Faribault. In late July, 63 students and 12 adult drivers from 14 congregations served 70 families in the community.
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