A Way Forward: The three plans and resources for churches

A detailed look at the three plans considered by the Commission on a Way Forward—and resources for churches to understand them and prepare for 2019.

Give s’more for camp: Koronis Tabernacle seeks support

Plans call for a new year-round, multi-level, multi-use worship and meeting center but support is needed to bring it to fruition.

2018 conference highlights for churches to share with members

Three days of annual conference turned into a summary of key points to share with members of your congregation!

Conference attendees recognize, celebrate milestones in ministry

Hundreds gathered to remember those who have died, recognize those retiring, and celebrate those entering a new phase of ministry.

2019 budget represents 2.4% increase, includes new strategic initiatives

Members voted to approve a 2019 apportioned budget totaling $6,327,706. It includes funds to help 10 churches double and to start a clergy residency program.
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A place where everyone belongs

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.

To Go On Anyhow

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Rev. Martin Luther King did not come preaching something new; he came shouting something we already knew, but failed to live.

The Risen Christ is Coming

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

Easter is about realizing that our story, our journey, with Jesus is beginning rather than ending, Bishop Bruce R. Ough said in his 2018 Easter message.

Never again: Listen to the children

Bishop Bruce R. Ough

“I am so encouraged by what I have witnessed of Gen Z following Parkland ... They may be God’s voice calling us to remember and live our Wesleyan rule of life.”

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Fairmount Avenue UMC youth group provide warmth to homeless

Sixty-six. That’s how many beds the downtown Minneapolis Simpson Housing Services overnight shelter has available to the homeless. It’s also the number of ...

Faith UMC hosts workshop, wrestles with racial injustice

The people of Faith UMC in St. Anthony invited neighbors to a half-day workshop on "Discerning Whiteness" to help them wrestle with the reality of racial ...

Faith UMC parish nurse leads community effort for caregivers, care receivers

Faith United Methodist Church’s parish nurse is leading a community-wide effort to provide for caregivers and care receivers.

Faith UMC partners with school, feeds hungry children

After discovering that hunger was prevalent in the Farmington community, Faith United Methodist Church forged a partnership with a local elementary school that ...

Federated Church’s ‘2-Hour Delay Cafe’ reaches community’s youth

Each month, schools in the small, west-central Minnesota community of Morris have a two-hour late start due to staff in-services. Younger children have a ...
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