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South Dakota UCC Hosts Global Mission Partner in August

The 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.  … Continue reading

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Joint Annual Meeting by the Numbers

Fun recap of our inspiring Joint Annual Meeting in numbers. Continue reading

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Celebratory JAM Includes Budget Talks

During the first-ever joint annual meeting, the the Iowa, Nebraska and South Dakota conferences also held their annual business meetings that includes conversations about each conferences’ budgets. Each conference presented their final budget reports for 2018, current 2019 budgets, and proposed budgets for 2020. Continue reading

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TCM Ends 2018 with Surplus

The TCM will credit funds to each conference in the amounts of $36,369 to the Iowa Conference, $18,991 to the Nebraska Conference, and $13,420 to the South Dakota Conference. Continue reading

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Celebrating #JAM2019

What a celebration we had at our first-ever Joint Annual Meeting of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences UCC! More than 250 participants (IA – 75; NE – 89; SD – 63) had tremendous opportunities for connection, collaboration and creativity — building … Continue reading

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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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Listening, Gathering and Paying Attention

Grace and peace, dear saints of the Iowa, Nebraska, and South Dakota Conferences. I pray that whether it is so powerful that you reach for sunglasses or so faint that you squint to seek it — the glorious light and … 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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