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New 2020 class of CREs

New 2020 class of CREs

The Presbytery of South Dakota will be commissioning a new class of CREs at its July 11th meeting via Zoom. These ruling elders have completed all the coursework despite the COVID-19 pandemic! Some classes had to be delayed and others conducted via Zoom, but they...

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Report of the SLAP meeting

Report of the SLAP meeting

Report of the May 4, 2020, Zoom meeting of the Synod of Lakes and Prairies By Janice Palmer A few highlights: Strategic Service and Witness: About every five years the committees of the Synod revisit the work they have undertaken and decide how they might adjust their...

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Staycation Bible School

Staycation Bible School

The presbytery's Ministry, Development, and Education ministry team has purchased the Presbyterian Outlook's Staycation Bible School curriculum for all of our congregations within the presbytery as a way of helping to resource you during this challenging time of...

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Racial Justice Challenge

Racial Justice Challenge

PW Synod sponsored, Racial Justice Challenge What can we do in response to the racism that exists across the U.S. and in our communities? There is a growing awareness among Presbyterians that racism is a crisis and must be addressed. The PC(USA) and PW in the Synod of...

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Help wanted

Help wanted

Harmony Presbyterian Church in Hurley, S.D., is seeking to fill a permanent Pulpit Supply position. If interested or know anyone who might be, please contact the clerk of session at the church, Sara Rice, 605-228-3547, 605-941-0866, or sgrice84@gmail.com.

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Resources for seniors

Resources for seniors

  Senior Care resources available Joan Martin, Community Outreach and Senior Advocate, recently shared the following information and resource links with the presbytery office. Her team at caring.com is currently involved in projects to help seniors throughout...

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Information for the presbytery meeting

Information for the presbytery meeting

Meeting Held Via Zoom Video Conference The Presbytery Meeting will be held Saturday, July 11, from 9 a.m. to noon, Central Time, on Zoom. This will be a new experience for all of us as we navigate our first meeting via video conference. The following details will...

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Holiday office hours

Holiday office hours

        In observance of the 4th of July holiday, the presbytery office will be closed Thursday (7/2) and Friday (7/3). In addition, Kevin will be out of the office Wednesday-Friday. The office will re-open Monday morning at 9 a.m. re-open Monday...

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From the Moderator

From the Moderator

By Jane Hohm POSD Moderator Dear South Dakota Presbyters, Please read carefully for some "need to know" information: 1. At a called meeting of the Administrative and Coordination Committee on May 21, 2020, action was taken on a recommendation from the Presbytery...

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The Heart of the Matter

The Heart of the Matter

    By Judy RopsOf First Presbyterian Church, Sioux Falls During this coronavirus pandemic, First Presbyterian Church of Sioux Falls has been doing what they can do to stay connected to each other. The Worship Team had an idea to compliment Pastor Nathan...

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Connection Shift 2020 deadlines

Connection Shift 2020 deadlines

    By Jason WiedrichDirector Pioneer & Rimrock Camps Hello friends, Happy first day of June. Hard to believe summer is here already. I hope everyone is doing well and staying safe. I wanted to send out a reminder of our upcoming summer virtual camp...

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Native American Concerns

Native American Concerns

    NATIVE AMERICAN CONCERNS A group of people who seem to have been forgotten during the COVID-19 pandemic are the Native Americans. The tribes were to have received $8 billion in COVID-19 relief from the $2 trillion bill that was passed on March 27. The...

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