By Kevin Velduisen As clerks of session you may often be forced into the role as "gate keeper", but that goes against the historical role of clerk. The primary role of a clerk is to record a congregation's history, not to dictate its future. For this reason, it is...
Presbyterians helping each other Last year the Presbytery of South Dakota assisted the Raymond church in refurbishing its building. Thirty volunteers from around the Presbytery worked at the church to make needed repairs. If your congregation would like to be part of...
By Louise Van Poll Pioneer & Rimrock Traveling Day Camp (TDC) is a two day unique blend of outdoor ministries and congregational ministry. It is a joint effort between the camp and the congregation. TDC is designed for children who have completed grades K...
By Louise Van Poll “A Call to have a Servant’s Heart” is the theme for this year‘s Youth Rally and the members of the Presbyterian Youth Council have picked Jer. 17:10 as the theme scripture: "But I, the Lord, search all hearts. I give all people their rewards...
Meet the Pastor
We’ve recently welcomed some amazing new pastors to our presbytery.
Matching Gifts Campaign
Our presbytery has launched a matching gifts campaign to support four of our vital ministries.
Helpful tips and insights for clerks of session from our very own stated clerk of the presbytery, Kevin Veldhuisen.
New Song November - December 2019
Matching Gifts Campaign, Faith Pres Mission Trip, Rops to UN, Disaster Preparedness, and more.
New Song April-May 2019
Youth Rally, Florida Mission trip report, and more
New Song February-March 2019
Hurricane Michael Mission Trip, Meet Rev. Kristi Holler, Genogram Group, and more
New Song December 2018/ January 2019
Hope Co-op, New Logo, Meet Pastor Andrew, and more
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We’re here to help tell stories of the Spirit’s movement and God’s faithfulness in our South Dakota churches and neighborhoods. If you would like to write an article or be interviewed for New Song, please don’t hesitate to reach out.