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Post COVID Ministry

Post COVID Ministry

Dubuque Seminary has crafted a post-Easter Continuing Education series of presentations and small group discussion on how our congregations may be refreshed in new forms of ministry as we emerge from COVID.   You are warmly invited to participate in some or all of the...

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Scholarships for Native Americans

Scholarships for Native Americans

Native American Concerns Committee (NACC)  of Presbyterian Women of Synod of Lakes and Prairies (SLAP)  is collecting money to establish scholarships for Native Americans.       Native Americans are the one minority who have less access to scholarships to attend post...

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Spiritual Wellness Pilot Program

Spiritual Wellness Pilot Program

Spiritual Wellness Practitioner Pilot Program Rev. Candace Adams is providing a spiritual wellness practitioner pilot program through a grant from the Omaha Seminary Foundation and is available to anyone interested. For more information follow this link: Spiritual...

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Boundaries Training for Clery and CREs

Boundaries Training for Clery and CREs

The Presbytery of South Dakota, through our Congregational and Pastoral Care Team, is providing free boundaries training for all pastors and CREs.  For the safety of our congregations and those who are serving them, this is a very important certification to receive on...

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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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Meet the Moderator

Meet the Moderator

Paula Zavitz was installed as the new moderator for the Presbytery of South Dakota during the Oct. 16 Presbytery meeting. She had been serving as the vice moderator. Zavitz grew up in Colorado where she attended the Congregational Church with her family. When she...

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Scholarship available

Scholarship available

Rew Walz and Edna Walz Memorial Scholarship Applications are now be accepted for the 2020-21 academic year. Scholarships may be awarded to persons who are needy and worthy and planning on a career in any of the following areas: minister of the Word and Sacraments,...

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David Halleen will be ordained & installed on Sunday, Oct. 18 at 4:00 p.m. at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Sioux Falls. Everyone is welcome to attend and celebrate with David and the members of Westminster.

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