A small but growing group of Christians nationwide known as "church hoppers" worship at multiple Christian congregations, often of different denominations. Pastors say it can be tough to build relationships with the roving faithful – and they can't be counted on as much to give their time and money to a church.
MNGOP-endorsed candidate Walter Hudson calls for murder charges if people in restricted states travel for legal abortion
"Dick's Sporting Goods desperately wants to kill children," Hudson wrote in a tweet.
Charges: Cop feared for his life during struggle for gun with suspect
Allen Denzel Oliver-Hall has been charged with second-degree assault with a dangerous weapon.
Shootout near Erik's Bike Shop, Lunds & Byerlys in Burnsville
Police say youths were shooting at each other on Saturday afternoon.
Fishermen find body floating in Minnesota River in Shakopee
The body was found upstream from Minnesota River Heritage Park.
Minneapolis man dies after crash leaves him pinned under vehicle
Clemente Garcia, 20, died Wednesday morning.
19-year-old gunned down marks 43rd homicide in Minneapolis this year
The victim's identity has not been released.
Woman breaks free after being kidnapped and taken to Brooklyn Park
The woman was taken by force as she arrived at her work in Plymouth.
Planned Parenthood suspends abortion services in WI due to 173-year-old law
A battle in the courts is likely coming.
How the fastest animal on the planet returned to MN after local extinction
The fastest animal on Earth had once vanished from Minnesota and Wisconsin.
St. Paul's new 'skate trail' brings non-traditional park to life
Gateway Park is the first of four parks to open in the Highland Bridge redevelopment.
80 mph winds, large hail possible with severe storms in MN
A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect for much of the state until 3 a.m. Saturday.
Wayzata church settles suit with city
The Unitarian Universalist Church of Minnetonka will be allowed to build a house of worship on a residential parcel of land after all. A 2010 federal suit alleges that the city's blockade of the project was a violation of the church's First Amendment rights to free speech and religious worship.
St. Paul church marred by gay marriage controversy to close
A St. Paul church that saw a large number of worshipers exit over its pastor's support of gay marriage is closing. Grace Community United Church of Christ, the only UCC church in Minnesota with a predominantly black congregation, said Friday it will not seek an extension to the Saturday deadline to raise $200,000 to pay off loan and legal fees.
Pastor works up sweat in pulpit after thieves destroy church AC
Pastor Darrell Geddes could be excused if he found it a little tough to preach about tolerance and rising above adversity after a thief destroyed the $100,000 air conditioning unit at Christ Church International, KSTP reports. It left a sweltering sanctuary during the hottest start to July in a century.
Members of the Walker Community United Methodist Church reunite
The congregation gathered for the first time this weekend after a fire destroyed the building a week ago. KARE 11 says prayers, singing, and a moment of silence highlighted Sunday's service at the Heart of the Beast Theater on Lake Street in Minneapolis. Members of the Walker Community Church will continue to meet at the theater for the remainder of the summer.
Lutheran pastor at the center of church controversy over gay clergy moving to Minnesota
Bradley Schmeling resigned from his post at an Atlanta church and will join Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in St. Paul. Pastors Schmeling and Darin Easler made national news and triggered a fierce fight within the Lutheran community when they made their relationship public. Church leadership removed both men from the clergy roster but later reinstated them after the church voted to accept gay clergy members in relationships.
Country churches suffer as rural areas lose people
A growing number of rural Midwestern churches -- where generations have been baptized, married and buried -- are closing their doors as rural America loses residents to cities and suburbs. "There’s a kind of sadness to see the rural decline,” one observer says.
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