‘Cinema and the Street’ aims to attract, engage young adults

Young adults are invited to participate in a virtual showing of "Push" about the lack of affordable housing, and then volunteer at Simpson Housing Services.

Tech and ministry specialist ready to help churches enhance digital ministry

Tanner will help churches improve their digital ministry while also developing systems and teams that move us forward with technology as an annual conference.

Camp MN offers meaningful summer experience amid pandemic

A total of 923 campers had a safe and enjoyable summer experience thanks to extra precautions that the camps took amid COVID-19.

Churches share God’s love with students returning to school

Three churches share how they are supporting teachers and students as they return to school. Church-school partnerships are a key way to love our neighbors.

3 grant opportunities to apply for now

Apply now for Investing in Congregations, Dare to Reach, and Digital Campus grants!
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Taking cues from Ted Lasso

Cindy Gregorson

Trusting the power of love, believing in people, and calling them to believe in themselves: Wasn't that a prime way Jesus went about his ministry?

The Joyful Journey: I Just Wasn’t Made For This Time?

Bishop David Bard

Bishop David Bard encourages those feeling overwhelmed and reminds us that we have a God who will be with us "to the end of the age."

Two branches of the river

Cindy Gregorson

Rev. Cindy Gregorson reflects on her takeaways from the emerging Global Methodist Church's New Day Conference and how we can be the church amid change.

Sabbath reset

Cindy Gregorson

What is church if Sunday morning worship is not the main thing anymore? What would it be like to create Sabbath experiences that connect to our soul hungers?

Maintaining and preserving church records

From the Archives

What do you do with all those church records? Here's a look at how they may be used and why it's important to develop a record retention policy.

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Christ UMC in Rochester hosts climate conversation

More than 60 people from churches in Rochester, Plainview, Chatfield, and elsewhere met at Christ United Methodist Church to strategize faith-based action on ...

Christmas Eve brunch—and branching out to the community

Mounds Park UMC hosted a brunch on Christmas Eve and invited the outside community.

Churches’ ‘Souper Bowl’ yields 1,000+ cans of soup for hungry

The Seahawks and the Broncos weren’t the only ones competing on Feb. 2. Two churches in the Minnesota Conference were having a “Souper Bowl” of their own.

Community Coffee Saturdays offer simple, effective outreach

There is a place to stop for a cup of coffee and friendly conversation in the little village of East Chain in southern Minnesota. The United Methodist Women ...

Congregation-wide book study paves way for featured speaker, ecclesiologist Tony Jones

United Methodist Church of Anoka and its satellite campus, Northern Light, took part in an all-congregation book study, named “One Congregation, One Book.” They...
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