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Grove Church Response from MN UMC Conference

In light of recent publicity around the closure and relaunch of The Grove UMC church in Cottage Grove, we wanted to provide additional context on what has become a complicated and often confusing mix of media accounts and dialogue. For many years, there have been two campuses for The Grove church – one in Woodbury,…

A Message from Bishop Bruce Ough

Greetings, Friends: you may have already seen various media accounts or read an assortment of online postings in relation to last week’s announcement of a possible plan to form a new structure within The United Methodist Church. A diverse, 16-member group of United Methodist bishops and other leaders has offered a proposal that would preserve The…

Advent & Christmas Schedule

All services are Sunday mornings at 10am, except for Christmas Eve. First Sunday of Advent, December 1: Hanging the Greens & Communion. Advent arrives while our Thanksgiving dinner is practically still on our tongues! What to do? Begin slowly and together. And keep it simple.  Second Sunday of Advent, December 8: Mysteries & Miracles. So…

The PPUMC Choir Celebrates Advent!

The season of Advent is here, and the PPUMC Choir is preparing to celebrate this time of anticipation with an array of both familiar and new music to warm our spirits and light our path.   We begin on December 1 with a stirring arrangement of, “With A Voice of Singing” by Martin Shaw. This composition dates back…

Giving Thanks

We wish everyone a Happy Thanksgiving! Below are two passages to reflect on this holiday week. God who loves us, who deserves our gratitude for so much that is good,We offer our prayers of thanksgiving to you:For the beauty of the earth — bright orange leaves mixed with green, a gentle rain, a spider’s delicate…