When middle school students looked closely at what was happening before Jesus' birth, they began to understand the scandalous nature of this story.

Just as we might prepare to weather a snow storm or other bad weather by gathering supplies and appropriate clothing, guest blogger Kathy Bowman suggests ways to prepare spiritually for life's challenges.

Because so much of life is all about change, sometimes in the church we want things to stay the same, be predictable, be able to count on the sameness week in and week out.  But Jesus calls us to so much more. 

Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021, at 3 p.m., Eden Prairie UMC will host a free showing of the film, "for they know not what they do" by Daniel Karslake, a film that explores the intersection of religion, sewual orientation and gdender identity in America.