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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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Scholarships available

Scholarships available

An exciting opportunity in Bowen Family  Systems Theory is now available online for the 2020-21 academic year and Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation is offering 10 [ten] $1,000.00 scholarships for those who are accepted and qualify within the Foundation's 13-state...

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Wacinyan Tipi Homeless Shelter needs help

Wacinyan Tipi Homeless Shelter needs help

Wacinyan Tipi's (House of Hope’s) Mission Statement is to restore the basic integrity and dignity of the Dakota values of everyone who passes through our shelter doors. Hygiene kits are much needed. All items for each kit should be placed in a one-gallon Ziploc bag....

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New Commissioned Ruling Elders

New Commissioned Ruling Elders

There were eight members of the 2019-20 Commissioned Ruling Elder (CRE) class who completed the Presbytery training to become CREs. Although the Corona virus pandemic created some incredibly unique difficulties and hurdles, each of the eight were able to overcome...

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From the desk of the Moderator

From the desk of the Moderator

My prayer for the day is that God will enhance our vision and increase our capacity for His influence in our lives!  As we walk in faith today, may we find peace that passes understanding.  Amen. The work of the Presbytery of South Dakota continues in spite of the...

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Spiritual Wellness Workshop

Spiritual Wellness Workshop

Spiritual Wellness Workshop A Spiritual Wellness Journey workshop is being offered and the Omaha Presbyterian Seminary Foundation is offering 10 scholarships of $50 each to pastors and lay pastors within or 13-state region. Do you feel like your connection with God is...

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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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