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Southeast Pierre UMC reaches out

PIERRE, S.D.—Southeast Pierre United Methodist Church is a mission congregation that serves a diverse group of people in a high need area of Pierre, S.D. Many of the residents struggle with getting their basic needs met like food and clothing. This is especially tough for the children. Southeast Pierre UMC reaches out in many ways to the neighborhood. During the holidays they had some special activities at Busy Bees and also distributed sack lunches to children during the Christmas break from school.
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Annual Conference 2017 plans underway

Plans are underway for "Encounter the Spirit - LIVE Expectantly", the twenty-fourth session of the Dakotas Annual Conference, June 8-10, 2017, in Bismarck, ND. Special conference rates are available at several Bismarck hotels. Book your hotel now, and look over the schedule for pre-conference workshops, luncheons, teaching sessions and more.
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Journey Renewal: A road trip to new beginnings

Journey Renewal is comprised of a flight of churches each year that have been recommended by the cabinet and are ready to start a new lifecycle in their ministry. The revitalization process is a 2-3-year journey. The journey is underway for nine churches: Arthur, Burke, Herrick, Mandan, North Sioux City The Ark, Presho, Kennebec, Reliance and Wahpeton Evergreen. Rev. Rebecca Trefz, director of ministries, describes the first nine months of the "road trip."
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A Message from the Bishop

The Christmas story is, at its core, a story of interrupted and disrupted lives. Mary and Joseph – the entire Christmas story – teach us one of the most difficult, yet profound truths about God. God is constantly seeking to interrupt our lives; commanding our attention; disorienting us; calling us to make room for God in our hearts and our lives.
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