New Song

Listening for the ways God is working in the Presbytery of South Dakota.

New Song is the newsletter of the Presbytery of South Dakota. Read below to learn more about what’s happening in our area.

Latest News

225th General Assembly to move to Louisville in 2022

225th General Assembly to move to Louisville in 2022

COGA approves a hybrid assembly to include both online and in-person gatherings Rick Jones | Office of the General Assembly - December 4, 2020 The Committee on the Office of the General Assembly (COGA) has approved a plan to change the 225th General Assembly of the...

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Love the otherness of the other

Love the otherness of the other

Stated Clerk speaks on need to look at policing in this country Rick Jones & Randy Hobson | Office of the General Assembly - December 7, 2020 LOUISVILLE The Stated Clerk of the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) says there is a need for reform in...

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Lew Christensen Obituary

Lew Christensen Obituary

Lawrence “Lew” Elmer Christensen, 76, of Brookings, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020, at the Brookings Health System. The funeral will was a private family service. Lawrence “Lew” Elmer Christensen was born Nov.21, 1943, to Florence (Olson) and Elmer Christensen....

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Make the most of the 12 days of Christmastide

Make the most of the 12 days of Christmastide

Brigitte Tohm/Pexels photo credit   Experience faith, fun — and a deeper meaning of Christ’s birth By Traci Smith | Presbyterians Today I’ll never understand why poinsettias are 50% off in the store on Dec. 26. Why have we decided that their red and green glory...

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Article Series

Meet the Pastor

Article Series

We’ve recently welcomed some amazing new pastors to our presbytery.

Matching Gifts Campaign

Article Series

Our presbytery has launched a matching gifts campaign to support four of our vital ministries.

Clerks’ Corner

Article Series

Helpful tips and insights for clerks of session from our very own stated clerk of the presbytery, Kevin Veldhuisen.

Print Newsletter

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New Song August- September 2020

Pioneer Camp auction, Presbytery meetings.

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New Song April-May 2020

Sioux Falls agency receives PW grant, Connection Shift 2020, communion guidelines for a pandemic.

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New Song February-March 2019

Hurricane Michael Mission Trip, Meet Rev. Kristi Holler, Genogram Group, and more

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New Song December 2018/ January 2019

Hope Co-op, New Logo, Meet Pastor Andrew, and more

Have a Story to Share?

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.