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God is Rockin’ in the Bakken through the Kemore-Donnybrook vital merger

What do a ribfest, back-to-school picnic, and mission walk have in common? They are all part of the launch of a new church in Kenmare, North Dakota. Kenmare and Donnybrook United Methodist churches are launching a whole new start.
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Miller UMC finds real community with community garden

Our new community garden has been a success. Our gardeners include young mothers teaching and feeding their children, retired folks who still love to dig in the dirt, people who live in apartments and the children from the after-school program, learning how their food is grown.
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Providing resources for our United Methodist family.

Welcome to the Dakotas Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church! Our Conference spans the states of North and South Dakota. Our church family includes more than 270 congregations. In 2012 the Dakotas Conference experienced a 4% growth in attendance. 

Thanks for stopping by to visit. We hope you'll explore our website and learn more about us and our ministries. If you are looking for a church home, we hope you'll visit your local United Methodist congregation.

A Message from the Bishop

We are a covenant people, Bishop Bruce R. Ough told clergy at the 2014 Dakotas Annual Conference clergy session. And right now, the very nature and purpose or intent of God’s covenant with us is under immense pressure within The United Methodist Church. He explores what it means to maintain covenant and unity at a time when schism is the way of the world and of the culture.…
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