Breakthrough prayer for REACH!

Even if you can't attend REACH!, please pray for the gathering and its participants. Bishop Bruce R. Ough wrote a prayer that's available in bookmark form.

Grants help clergy reduce student debt, improve financial well-being

Twenty-four clergy received a $5,000 debt-reduction grant, and another round of grants will be given out this fall.

New conference youth leaders to plan events, create network

Catie Levenick and Sami Tierney will organize two high-impact youth events each year and hope to create a network for youth leaders to share ideas.

Leaving a legacy: Tabernacle groundbreaking at Koronis

About 150 people goined in a groundbraking celebration for the new Tabernacle at Koronis Ministries Camp and Retreat Center in Paynesville this Labor Day. "As ...

Aitkin UMC welcomes the stranger at the door

Church members opened their hearts and building to a stranger, and in doing so, showed him Christ's love and inspired him to become a follower of Jesus.
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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.

Five ways to get ready for REACH!

Ben Ingebretson

Three new pre-conference workshops have been added in response to demand!

Social media and the story we are telling the world

Cindy Gregorson

A tweet gets a lot of attention and becomes an opportunity to learn about the power our words have and the way we convey the image of the church to the world.

A place where everyone belongs

Susan Nienaber

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.

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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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