A Way Forward: The three plans and resources for churches

A detailed look at the three plans considered by the Commission on a Way Forward—and resources for churches to understand them and prepare for 2019.

Give s’more for camp: Koronis Tabernacle seeks support

Plans call for a new year-round, multi-level, multi-use worship and meeting center but support is needed to bring it to fruition.

2018 conference highlights for churches to share with members

Three days of annual conference turned into a summary of key points to share with members of your congregation!

Conference attendees recognize, celebrate milestones in ministry

Hundreds gathered to remember those who have died, recognize those retiring, and celebrate those entering a new phase of ministry.

2019 budget represents 2.4% increase, includes new strategic initiatives

Members voted to approve a 2019 apportioned budget totaling $6,327,706. It includes funds to help 10 churches double and to start a clergy residency program.
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A place where everyone belongs

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.

To Go On Anyhow

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Rev. Martin Luther King did not come preaching something new; he came shouting something we already knew, but failed to live.

The Risen Christ is Coming

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Easter is about realizing that our story, our journey, with Jesus is beginning rather than ending, Bishop Bruce R. Ough said in his 2018 Easter message.

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.”

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Wednesday Night Dinners started as internal ministry, grew to serve others

Wednesday night, like for many churches, is a busy night at Coon Rapids United Methodist Church. Chancel choir rehearsal and youth group meetings ensure a full,...

Wheelock UMC hosts Hmong youth from across U.S.

On April 11 and 12, Wheelock United Methodist Church in St. Paul hosted about 140 Hmong youth and young adults from across the United States for an annual event...

White Bear Lake UMC breaks bread with community

Since constructing the bread oven in 2010, it has brought together the White Bear Lake community on many occasions: meals for local residents, bread-baking ...

Willmar UMC rises to donor’s challenge, donates two arks of animals, five pigs to families in need

In conjunction with vacation Bible school, which had a “Down on the Farm” theme, Willmar United Methodist Church Education Director Jackie Svejkovsky hoped that...

Youth group helps neighbors, raises funds for back-to-school haircuts

Back-to-school haircuts can be costly for parents. The youth group at Peace United Methodist Church in Virginia thought of a great way to reach neighbors and ...
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