News Category: Conference

Delegation Will Carry Your Letter to Child Detained at the Border

A delegation sponsored by the Mayflower (Mpls) Immigration Team is heading to the Texas-Mexico border on January 11 and would like to bring letters of support to detained children and mothers written by many members of the Minnesota Conference. Imagine yourself having to leave your country because of policies inflicted on you from another country…. Read more »

Why we support the Minnesota Conference UCC

Supporting the Minnesota Conference makes Rev. Frank Bennett, Assoc. Minister for Pastoral Care at Wayzata Community church, and his wife, Mary Lenard, very happy indeed! Annalese Wright, Development Officer for the Minnesota Conference UCC, recently had a conversation with Rev. Frank Bennett, member of the Conference’s Board of Directors and ministry staff at Wayzata Community… Read more »

You will be enriched

You will be enriched in every way for your great generosity which will produce thanksgiving to God. – 2 Corinthians 9:11 Already, we have entered into the season of Advent and await new birth and the coming of the Christ child. As we begin to think about Christmas, let us rejoice and be thankful for… Read more »

Graceful Journey

Every day 10,000 Americans become 65 years old, a demographic trend that will continue through 2029. This “age wave” impacts all sectors of our society, not the least of which is the faith community. How is your congregation strategically planning for the inevitable growing needs of an aging membership? Will your other vital ministries also… Read more »

Why I support Our Church’s Wider Mission

Mary Caroline Henry is a member of First United Church of Christ in Northfield, and she is also a member of the Our Church’s Wider Mission (OCWM) Subcommittee. Feeling passionate about why church members need to support OCWM, Mary talks about her personal beliefs and commitment that transcends giving beyond her church’s stewardship campaign. While… Read more »

Tomorrow is Give to the Max Day!

Please remember to “Give to the Max” tomorrow on our givemn.org page. Give to the Max is the day when Minnesotans come together to raise as much money as possible for nonprofits in 24 hours. The Minnesota Conference has been hard at work in the last year, and your donations have made a difference! We… Read more »

8 more days!

Just eight more days until Give to the Max Day! Make your pledge to support the Minnesota Conference today! Please visit our Give to the Max page to read over how your donation is hard at work. We have some inspiring stories to share with you of how we are fulfilling our mission, upholding our… Read more »