Dakota Wesleyan University and the University of Jamestown were the sites for the 2014 Dakotas Conference Mission u events. Dr. Gary Ball-Kilbourne led the study, "How Is It With Your Soul?" Rev. Debra Ball-Kilbourne led the study, "The Roma of Europe". Rev. Linda Baldock led "The Church and People with Disabilities." Other speakers brought insight into missions in Bakken oil rush country, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, Native American ministries, and more.
Brookings, South Dakota was the filled with laughter, song, and transformation. "It was awesome to meet new friends, connect with old friends and grow in a relationship with God," said Nathan Bader, Pierre First UMC. Over one hundred Dakotas youth and adults attended a transformational experience during Dakyouth 14 held at Brookings First United Methodist Church and South Dakota State University. Watch a video of the highlights.