Recent News

Five Elisha interns announced

Matthew Bader, Dakota Wesleyan University junior, has been actively involved in DWU student ministry council, serving as a youth leader at Mitchell First United Methodist Church and serving the Dakotas Conference in a variety of ways. Bader is one of five young adults, college students, who will spend ten weeks this summer participating in a hands-on learning experience through the Elisha Project.
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Ready, set, register for camp

S’mores, campfires, friends and finding all about Jesus in the surroundings of God’s kingdom here on earth. That's what awaits you in the many opportunities at your United Methodist Church camps. The early bird registration deadline of April 30 is fast approaching.
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Rebecca's Random thoughts: Vulnerability hangover

I had an interesting epiphany recently. I used to wonder why I was so exhausted on Sunday afternoons when I was a pastor. I mean I am an extrovert so being around people all morning energized me. I don't think it was the early morning thing. Although I did enjoy summers when church didn't start until 9:45. What I think it was for me was a “vulnerability hangover.”
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A Message from the 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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