200 youth explore faith, call through retreats

Youth from across Minnesota grew in their faith and explored how they are called at a recent Confirmation gathering and a Southern Prairie District retreat.

2017 apportioned giving reaches 11-year high

In 2017, congregations within the state collectively remitted 89.9 percent of the requested apportionments—the highest rate since 2006.

Reach event to equip, inspire

An Oct. 5-6 conference will prepare Dakotas-Minnesota clergy and laity to authentically and practically share their faith stories and reach new people.

2018 Annual Conference Preview—Discover Joy: Live Deeply!

Drawing on John 15:1-17, the 2018 Annual Conference will focus on the pathway to a deep, well-lived life that comes as we abide in Jesus.

Minnesota represented in Wespath’s new Young Leaders Advisory Board

Rev. Tyler Sit, pastor at New City Church in Minneapolis, will be working in 2018 to help shape the way Wespath Benefits and Investments serves The United ...
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4/3/2018: Rally to End Racism Washington D.C.

Join a rally and a call to action on the National Mall in Washington, DC.

4/19/2018: Clergy Retirement Seminar

This annual event is for those intending to retire in 2018 and for all pastors looking for information about their retirement benefits.

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Never again: Listen to the children

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

“I am so encouraged by what I have witnessed of Gen Z following Parkland ... They may be God’s voice calling us to remember and live our Wesleyan rule of life.”

Mourning the death of Billy Graham

Minnesota United Methodists

Rev. Clay Oglesbee offers some thoughts about Rev. Billy Graham’s impact and reflects on key tenets of his evangelistic and social outreach ministries.

United Methodist Church to celebrate 50th anniversary

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

You're invited to read a sermon delivered by Dr. Albert Outler at the formation of The United Methodist Church, a sermon that's startlingly relevant today.

Extremophiles: Ash Wednesday with Bishop Ough

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

"Extreme disciples do not make their witness through extreme ultimatums about extreme positions. They join with Jesus in his extreme mission of redeeming all of...

A Recipe for Vitality

Susan Nienaber

Graham UMC in rural central Minnesota is doing something right. This small, vital, multi-generational church has found a recipe for a healthy congregation. Rev....

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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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