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Pray with Rev. Duane Coates, Hettinger UMC

Prayer with Rev. Duane Coates, Hettinger UMC. Holy and mysterious God. You gave birth to your Church through the blood of your Son, Jesus Christ. Now the body of that Church, at least in United Methodist expression, is threatened to be torn apart, crucified on the altar of contemporary interpretation of your inspired Word.
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Sympathies Rev. Donald E. Hadrick

Reverend Donald Earle Hadrick, 83, of Boulder Canyon, South Dakota passed away August 20, 2017. Reverend Hadrick is a retired elder of the Dakotas Conference.
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Connecting across the globe: Rebecca's Random Thoughts

A few weeks ago, Steve and I had the opportunity to journey to the other side of the globe. I (Rebecca) am a member the General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) and this spring we held our board meeting in conjunction with the 25th anniversary celebration of Africa University (AU). Africa University was founded by the United Methodist Church 25 years ago in the country of Zimbabwe. It is a Pan-African Institution designed to reach students from across the continent, provide them with quality education as well as strong United Methodist values and ethics, in order to positively impact the continent of Africa and the entire world. The experience was phenomenal and we learned and observed many things.
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A Message from the Bishop

This year, the rain has not come at all in western North and South Dakota. The latest U.S. Drought Monitor map shows nearly all of western North Dakota and northwestern South Dakota in severe or extreme drought. Bishop Ough invites us all to be in prayer for relief from the drought.
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