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February 28, 2018

Statistical Tables Due ezra.gcfa.org

Pastors must complete statistical tables by Feb 28

March 1, 2018

ELISHA Internship Application Deadline online

The Elisha Project is an internship program that allows the opportunity for students to explore, discern their call and discuss with mentors and peers where God is calling them. Applications for Summer 2018 internships are due March 1.

March 3 - Mar 4, 2018

JRP consultation - Rapid City South Maple UMC Rapid City, SD

JRP stands for Journey Renewal Partnership, a program designed to assist churches. For more information, please consult our website under Vital Congregations / Revitalization.

March 7, 2018

UMC Scholarship applications due

March 8, 2018

Sidewalk Prophets Concert Jeschke Theatre, University of Sioux Falls

March 9 - Mar 10, 2018

Men's Retreat Storm Mountain Center

March 9-10 there will be a men’s retreat at Storm Mountain Center, led by pastors John Britt and Karl Kroger. Participants will wrestle with the book content, Messy Grace by Caleb Kaltenback. The cost is $60. Contact John or Karl if you have questions.

March 10 - Mar 11, 2018

JRP consultation - Langdon UMC Langdon, ND

JRP stands for Journey Renewal Partnership, a program designed to assist churches. For more information, please consult our website under Vital Congregations / Revitalization.

March 11, 2018

UMCOR Sunday

March 13 - Mar 15, 2018

Spring Clergy Leadership Academy Lake Poinsett Camp and Retreat Center

Calling all clergy who are wanting to delve into leadership the involves risk taking mission and service. The Spring Clergy Leadership Academy topic will be based on the book Five Practices of Fruitful Congregations , chapter four, The Practice of Risk Taking Mission and Service. Anyone who is serving as a clergy leader in a church is invited to join the Spring Clergy Leadership Academy.

March 17, 2018

Discernment Retreat Gregory UMC

Children's and Youth Ministry Cohort Training Lake Poinsett Camp and Retreat Center

Churches are invited to participate in the third of four large group trainings March 17, 2018 from 9:00 am-3:30 pm CDT. The training will be conducted by Steph Caro, Ministry Architects. This training is part of the Children's and Youth Ministry Cohort. All churches are welcome.

March 23 - Mar 24, 2018

Board of Pension Spring Meeting Mitchell Conference Center, Jamestown First UMC

Board of Pensions Spring meeting - Mitchell Conference Center and Jamestown First UMC via UMConnect

March 23, 2018

Jason Gray Concert Huron First UMC

April 1, 2018

Merit Scholarship Application Deadline Online

Scholarships are awarded each year to seminary students showing exceptional promise or achievement in preparation for ordained ministry in the United Methodist Church.

April 9, 2018

Retiree Seminar 2018 Mitchell, SD

Retiring clergy and staff who plan to retire in 2018 should attend this seminar with Leana Stunes and a Wespath advisor.

April 10, 2018

Pre-retirement seminar Mitchell, SD and via UMConnect

For clergy and lay employees who plan to retire in the next 5-10 years.

April 12, 2018

DCOM Southeast District Sioux Falls Sunnycrest UMC

April 19 - Apr 21, 2018

Congregational Care Ministry Seminar Church of the Resurrection, Leawood, KS

The Church of the Resurrection’s Congregational Care team invites you to join them April 19 – 21, 2018 for comprehensive training and networking with other local church leaders regarding congregational care best practices and standards.

April 21, 2018

Joint District Training Event Bismarck Legacy & Sioux Falls Asbury

District Stewardship Training Event will be held at Bismarck Legacy and Sioux Falls Asbury on April 21, 2018

April 27, 2018

Children's and Youth Ministry Cohort Training Storm Mountain

Youth worker academy and children's and youth ministry cohort training are happening together this weekend, April 27-29!  Here are the details for those registering as a participant in the children's and youth ministry cohort training.