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Christmas TV worship


 Please note the above is the full worship service and can be downloaded for local playback.

The Dakotas Conference presents a one-hour  Christmas worship service.  Bishop Ough delivers the message titled, "The in-person Jesus."  He says, "The proof of God's amazing love is in the manger.... And now, God comes, through the Spirit of the Risen Christ, to your particular life circumstance." Music is provided by Dakota Wesleyan University performance groups including bells, band, the Highlanders, choruses, and the orchestra.  View a list of the DWU musicians.

Thank you to  Rev. Laura Kidd, who serves Tyndall and Wagner United Methodist churches, for designing and overseeing the production of the worship service. Worship leaders include: Rev. Kidd, Bishop Ough, Rev. Joel Allen,  Johanna Allen, Jamie MciGowen, Jr., Mckenna Rogers,  Revs. Rebecca and Steve Trefz and family,  and Rev. Denise VanMeter. 

Thank you to Dakota Wesleyan University, Mitchell, South Dakota and the United Methodist Church in Albert Lea, Minnesota for hosting the filming of this worship service.

A special thanks to Jan Larson, Director of University Marketing and Communications, and the Department of Marketing and Communications at Dakota Wesleyan University, in Mitchell, SD.

Production by Doreen Gosmire and Dave Stucke, Dakotas Conference of The United Methodist Church.

View and download a worship bulletin here.
View and download Bishop Ough's sermon here and see a script here

Here is the broadcast schedule: 

Please check with your local cable company for the exact viewing stations. 

December 24, 2020
· KELO (CBS—All of South Dakota, NW Iowa, NE Nebraska, Western Minnesota) December 24, 2020 at 2-3 p.m. CST* and MST*
  *Broadcast time is 2-3 p.m. across both the central and mountain time zones

· Dakotas Conference Facebook page December 24, 2020 at 6:30-7:30 p.m. CST and 5:30-6:30 p.m. MST  View here
· NFYR (Fox) (Western North Dakota) December 24, 9-10 p.m. CST (corrected 12/14/20 from KNDX to NFYR Fox)

December 25, 2020
· KXJB (CBS—Eastern North Dakota, NW Minnesota) December 25, 9-10 a.m. CST 
· KFYR (NBC—Western North Dakota) December 25, 9-10 a.m.  CST
· CW / MCLO(Western South Dakota) 10-11 a.m. MST  
· UTV / My TV(Eastern South Dakota) 10-11a.m. CST 
· Dakotas Conference website on-demand beginning December 23 View here


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