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We Are All Artists

I am an artist. It has been a hard thing to claim because it isn’t my profession, but it is one of my callings in this life. To create. In fact, I believe that we are all artists in some … Continue reading

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Ways to Help Flooding Recovery in Glenwood, IA

Iowa and Nebraska continue to experience record flooding. In many places, flood waters have not yet receded. In other areas, even more flooding is expected between now and the end of May. Many individuals and groups from local UCC churches … Continue reading

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Get Your UCC Cycling Jerseys!

Cycle with style and conviction with the new UCC cycling jersey! The Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Conferences  teamed up with Primal to create custom jerseys that will turn a few heads and spark conversation. Jerseys are in the Sport Cut … Continue reading

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SD Youth Crafts Resolution, Heads to UCC General Synod

High School Junior Hunter Rice received unexpected lessons in leadership and church structure during his confirmation program at Custer Community Church in Custer, SD.  Part of the confirmation lessons taught by his pastor, Rev. Dustin Bartlett, included an understanding of … Continue reading

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Recruit South Dakota Youth Delegates NOW!

Send a Youth Delegate to the South Dakota Annual Meeting and get an additional delegate for your church. In 2018, the delegates of the South Dakota Annual Meeting passed a resolution to amend the conference bylaws encouraging youth attendance at … Continue reading

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“Today You Are My Brother!”

A few weeks ago, amidst the chaos of natural disasters and senseless shootings, I arrived in Omaha to serve the Iowa-Nebraska-South Dakota Conferences of the United Church of Christ as an associate conference minister. As I was getting settled, I … Continue reading

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Ways to Help Flooded Areas

Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota staff and UCC Disaster Ministries coordinators continue to show love of neighbor by responding to the flooding that is dramatically impacting many towns, agricultural land and Native American Reservations throughout Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota. … Continue reading

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Support for Flooded Areas

If your church and community is affected by recent flooding, know that the United Church of Christ Disaster Ministries coordinators and the staff of the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota Conferences are ready to assist your church and community for … Continue reading

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Rev. Brigit Stevens’ Response to New Zealand Mosque Shooting

As a sign of solidarity, the ministerial staff of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota UCC Conferences are reaching out to all of the mosques in our three states. We hope and pray that these small, but intentional acts are … Continue reading

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