South Dakota UCC Hosts Global Mission Partner in August

Global Ministries LogoThe South Dakota Conference is pleased to host Michael Joseph in August. He has just completed a ministry in Columbia through the UCC/DOC Global Ministries and is available to share more about his experiences with local churches in the area. 

He will serve as a resource person and facilitator at the Satyagraha Institute at Placerville Camp in Rapid City Aug. 3-11. He is also willing to speak at your local church, bringing home the UCC’s wider work in our Global Ministries partnerships.

Here are a few days and approximate locations at which he can speak:

  • Friday, Aug. 16 – Sioux Falls area
  • Saturday, Aug. 17 – Sioux Falls area
  • Sunday, Aug. 18 (evening) – Sioux Falls area

Joseph can present about the work of the church in Colombia with whom he just worked and can tailor a presentation to the needs of your gathering. His partner, Yasmin (who he met at the Satygraha Institute last year), can also present about Mayan-Mexican music as well. He will consult with hosts about the content of the presentation as you schedule. Email Carl Kline to schedule or for more information about Joseph’s already-scheduled events.

Even if you are not able to host, please attend one of his presentations already scheduled in South Dakota:

Joseph served as the national coordinator of Cafepaz Peace Studies Center, a collaborative organization that studies the intersection of Christianity, war and peace-building in Colombia. Read more about his ministry on the Global Ministry website and on his blog. 

Global Ministries is a common missional witness of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) and the United Church of Christ. Global Ministries works with approximately 290 faith-based international partners in close to 90 countries. Learn more about becoming a Global Mission Church or about using the Global Worship Resources.

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