Online worship plays key role in reaching new people

Live streaming has become a key tool to help churches reach new people, share Christ, and provide support to those who aren’t part of a church community.

Foundation Director Val Walker to retire after 14 years

The Foundation board has begun a search for the organization’s next executive director.

Beardsley UMC reaches elderly through nursing home ministry

Each month, members of the small congregation visit two area nursing homes and lead residents in song, a message that relates to scripture, and prayer.

Lydia Zion UMC starts bilingual service, reaches new people

The church started a weekly bilingual worship service in May 2018 that welcomes 20 to 30, and its Wednesday programming draws 40 to 50.

Three stories of transformation and outreach

A powerful testimony about finding a church home, Santa bringing cheer to a sick boy, and a unique prayer ministry are stories that will touch your heart.
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The heart of the Magi: Bishop's Christmas message

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough encourages us to approach this Christmas with the hearts of the Magi: constantly being formed and shaped into the way of the Lord.

The Enneagram as a tool for spiritual growth

Jody Thone

A look at what the Enneagram is and how it can be a helpful tool for personal and spiritual reflection and growth.

A prayer for the harvest

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

During this difficult harvest season, Bishop Ough prays that joy and gladness be restored to our orchards and farms and ranches.

Their silence fills the earth

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Bishop Ough says we're called to break the silence for those who cannot, and to honor the truth of those who find their voice.

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.

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Coon Rapids UMC children, youth provide ‘blessing bags’ to homeless

Children and youth at Coon Rapids UMC filled Ziploc bags with necessities to distribute to people in the community who lack consistent housing.

Crane Lake Chapel parishioners fix up home, reach new community member

After noticing a house in the community that was in need of repair, parishioners of the Crane Lake Chapel in northern Minnesota decided to help the owner fix up...

Ed Dallas rides his bike coast to coast for UMC Mobile Ministry

Ed Dallas, a seasoned cyclist, is riding his bicycle over 4,000 miles across the country this summer to raise awareness and funds for UMC Mobile Ministry. UMC ...

Elk River UMC serves as warming house, offering food, fellowship during statewide hockey event

As the community of Elk River welcomed 5,700 hockey players and fans for “Hockey Day Minnesota” in January, Elk River United Methodist Church transformed itself...

Excelsior UMC teen connects generations at church

Hannah Dudak, a junior at Chanhassen High School, implemented a program to connect different generations at her church, Excelsior United Methodist.
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