Bishop Bruce Ough

A 2020 vision for synod assembly

By Bishop Ann Svennungsen Under the wonderful theme “In this Together: What the World Needs takes all of Us,” we gathered for our 2019 synod assembly, now visible in the “rearview mirror.” “It’s an ‘all hands on deck’ event for the synod staff, with work beginning for next year even before the current assembly is [...]

Gather at the River

The judicatory leaders of four communities will lead a public worship that incarnates concern for our water systems with a focus on drinking water and the spiritual nature of water baptism. Bishop Bruce Ough, United Methodist Conference of Minnesota Presiding Elder Stacy Smith, Fourth Episcopal District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church Bishop Brian Pryor, [...]