Cascade UMC serves Thanksgiving meal to community

The church served free Thanksgiving meals to 140 community members—continuing a 34-year tradition and sharing God’s love with neighbors in a tangible way.

Elmore UMC re-claims focus by loving and feeding neighbors

Today, four years after the church was on the brink of closure, it is reaching new people through a mid-week meal and worship experience.

10 things to help you get to know Bishop Lanette Plambeck

Get a sense of the new bishop's background, gifts, vision for the church, leadership style, and views on human sexuality.

Bishop Lanette Plambeck Assigned to Dakotas-Minnesota Area

We rejoice to announce that newly elected Bishop Lanette L. Plambeck has been assigned to the Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area. She will begin a two-year term ...

Friday wrap-up: Stand up for the good news

In the third day of 2022 NCJ, important conversations on gun violence and homophobia and transphobia in the church were held. Several resolutions passed. A ...
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Is your congregation making an impact?

Susan Nienaber

As we grapple with how to measure and evaluate what we're doing, Success Equations might be the right tool to help us succeed.

Reflecting on odd space

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

In this blog post Rev. Donna Dempewolf reflects on all the odd experiences during her time at 2022 NCJ and on her gratitude for Bishops Dyck and Ough and the ...

Reminders of God's Work and Blessings

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

In this blog post, Rev. Henry Dolopei II, a clergy delegate for Minnesota, writes, "throughout the day, God reminded me through proclamation, our leaders, and ...

Inhaling Hope, Exhaling Gratitude

General & Jurisdictional Conf. Delegates

"We, as a people of faith, acknowledge the power of prayer, but today I experienced it. The Spirit moved so freely, beginning with worship carrying the message ...

The Joyful Journey: Autumn reverie

Bishop David Bard

We miss something deeply important if we neglect opportunities to slow down, watch the leaves change colors, and let a cool autumn breeze kiss our cheeks.

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Byron UMC shoe giveaway touches hearts, calls church to mission

Rev. Beth Perez invited members to bring new shoes to donate to the children at Rio Bravo Children’s Home in Mexico. The church, which averages 85 in worship ...

Centennial hosts first Disability Awareness Sunday

Centennial UMC in Roseville recently hosted its first ever Disability Awareness Sunday, where members experienced being in ministry with people with ...

Centennial UMC helps community with advance care planning

The church hosted an informative panel discussion and workshop on the timely topic of advance care planning, and 57 community members attended.

Champlin UMC hosts clothing ‘boutique’ for families in need

On August 4, Champlin United Methodist Church, other faith groups, local schools, and the surrounding community hosted a clothing “boutique” that allowed ...

Chatfield UMC distributes blessing stones throughout community

This summer, members of Chatfield United Methodist Church embarked on a pilgrimage that involved placing blessing stones around their 2,800-person city and ...
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