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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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Results of POSD Special Meeting

Results of POSD Special Meeting

The Presbytery of South Dakota of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) held a Special Called Meeting via Zoom Video Conference on Monday, October 5, 2020. The business of the meeting was to approve the final terms of sale following the auction for Pioneer Camp. The...

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Synod begins Justice & Peace book group

Synod begins Justice & Peace book group

SLAP’s PW is starting a Justice and Peace book study club. This group will read a new book every two months. Members will receive study guide questions to use while reading the book and the group will meet via Zoom for a two-hour discussion. Two discussion times are...

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Becoming less defensive about white privilege

Becoming less defensive about white privilege

The Christian faith provides some tools for letting go of our defensiveness. by Peter W. Marty One of the unspoken privileges of being white in America is the privilege to assume that racism is not a pressing topic. To many white people, it makes little sense to...

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Pioneer Camp auction news

Pioneer Camp auction news

To: South Dakota Presbytery Pastors, Churches, Moderators, Committee Members, and Commissioners From: Jane M. Hohm, Moderator of Presbytery of South Dakota Re: Links to Pioneer Camp Auction and Notice of Upcoming Meetings of POSD Please make the following information...

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