Developing Leaders for Our Changing Rural Churches

God calls the Minnesota Conference UCC to equip a courageous Church alive with Christ’s transforming love. An important aspect of that call is helping churches attract and cultivate clergy with the skills to lead a changing church in a changing world. This can be an especially big challenge in rural areas.

Courage to Lead: An Online Retreat Series for Faith Leaders

The Minnesota Conference is offering a new Courage to Lead series using an extended, virtual model of gathering together. We have redesigned this experience to meet the new demands of ministry during a pandemic. 

Join The Damascus Project Network – For Free!

In this time of continued physical distancing, it is more important than ever to find new ways to connect. That’s why we invite you to join The Damascus Project Network.

2020 Spring CYE and Adult Retreats Postponed

In response to updated recommendations from the Minnesota Department of Health, Conference staff assessed all outdoor ministry and faith formation programs scheduled during the upcoming 8-week period.

The Damascus Project Launches New Site & Two New Spring Courses

Are you curious about how to create real and lasting change…

News from Our Director of Leadership Development

Leadership and Letting Go: An Advent Reflection  As part of…

On the Journey With The Damascus Project

Dear members and friends of the Wisconsin and Minnesota Conferences, It…

Faith and Learning and The Damascus Project

--Submitted by Abby Henderson, Director of Leadership Development In…


Looking back at the Beginning and looking ahead into a Bright…

One Person’s Journey With the Damascus Project

The Damascus Project became a reality this fall with the launch…