Bishop: Giving breath and voice to cries for justice

Bishop Ough notes that our African-American sisters and brothers are gasping for breath and prays that we will work to make the kingdom in heaven come on earth.

Online prayer vigil offers lament, call to action after death of George Floyd

“When we come together as community, the trauma is less and the healing is greater," Rev. Tyler Sit said during the vigil.

Reach: Online church the new missional frontier

Learn how to nurture your existing congregation while also planting a digital aspect of your church that is focused on outreach.

Bishop's statement on the death of George Floyd

Bishop Ough laments the tragic, racially charged, and unnecessary death of George Floyd and calls us to address this pervasive pandemic of racism.

GC2020, NCJ dates confirmed; Bishop Ough to stay through 2020

The 2020 General Conference will take place Aug. 29-Sept. 7, 2021 in Minneapolis; Bishop Ough will continue serving the Dakotas-Minnesota Area through 2020.
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State of the Church Address: You Have Never Traveled This Way Before

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough celebrates the ways congregations are creatively adapting amid the pandemic he offers encouragement and considerations for the road ahead.

Some good news: 6 ELI interns named, 6 NEXT grants awarded

Jody Thone

Six college students will participate in The ELI Project, and six churches have received a NEXT grant to create a high school internship.

From gratitude to generosity

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Bruce R. Ough reflects on the relationship between gratitude and generosity during the coronavirus pandemic.

Can we win at COVID ministry without the queen?

Ben Ingebretson

Consider starting an online micro-community that targets an acute, felt need. Now is the best time to engage new people in areas of great need!

EarthKeepers discipleship group sparks missional ideas, urban-rural connections

Caring for Creation

Joe Meinholz shares his experience with his Minnesota EarthKeepers Covenant Discipleship Group.

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A regular—or decaf—act of kindness

The last Saturday of each month, Mosaic United Methodist Church members buy the first drink for everyone who comes into the Brookdale Caribou coffee shop ...

Advent 5K runners chase down malaria

More than 100 members and friends of Advent United Methodist Church (Eagan) ran or walked five kilometers on Oct. 8 to raise over $2,500—and save more than 250 ...

Advent UMC engages in a day of sharing within community

Members of Advent United Methodist Church in Eagan wanted to celebrate the church’s 30-year anniversary by sharing God’s love with the community. They chose to ...

Advent UMC evangelizes through action on mission trips to Haiti

Almost every year, members from Advent United Methodist Church travel to Haiti to work on projects there in collaboration with local residents.

An outpouring of love on Christmas Day

On Christmas day the First United Methodist church of Red Wing brought 26 trays of goodies to those who had to work that day. They blessed the local fire and ...
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