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Happy 4th of July

The Dakotas Conference sends 4th of July greetings!
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Dakotas youth and adults serve the Navajo Nation

Over 100 Dakotas United Methodists traveled to New Mexico June 19-26. Eleven teams, including 79 high school youth and 24 adults, representing 12 churches, worked on a variety of projects. Five of our teams worked with the Four Corners Native American Ministry center, a Methodist Volunteers in Mission (VIM) site, four worked with the Navajo Chapter House and two worked with the host church.
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Rebecca's Random thoughts: Seven Things I’ve observed/learned about myself in the first week of General Conference

As I sit here in the comfortable familiarity of a Starbucks at the halfway point of the 2016 General Conference, my mind and heart feel like they are swirling around. The past week has been an emotional and spiritual roller coaster. At points I felt so grateful that I was given the privilege to be here and that we have an awesome church that is truly transforming the world. Then the roller coaster would come crashing down and I wanted to bag it all and join the circus! So I thought maybe trying to get some of these thoughts on paper (computer) might help me keep from sending my resume to the Shriners. So here are the Seven Things I’ve observed/learned about myself in the first week of General Conference:
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A Message from the Bishop

Bishop
During the past 40 days we have been on a journey of self-denial, sacrifice and changing our hearts. We have engaged the ancient spiritual discipline of laying aside those things that limit our lives and destroy our relationships with God, others and ourselves. The ashes of repentance are washed away as we prepare to exclaim with joy: Christ is risen! Christ is risen, indeed! Alleluia! May you, your family and your faith community have a blessed Easter. Take the rain to heart.
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