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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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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