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Leadership Development

Leadership Development

Campus And Young Adult Ministry

Campus and young adult ministry

Campus Ministry

Young Adult and Campus Ministries continues to support the ministries in churches and on campus that help to create younger adult missional leaders. We continue to find ways to inspire new ministry and connection.

Campus ministry

Dakotas Conference Campus Ministers are busy working with students to change the world in the name of Christ. If you have any students in your congregation at Black Hills State University, Dakota Wesleyan University, North Dakota State University, South Dakota State University, South Dakota School of Mines and Technology, or University of South Dakota, please contact the appropriate campus minister to let them know. Also, be sure to tell your students about our Dakotas Conference campus ministries.      

  • Black Hills State University contact:  Rev. Scott McKirdy, Spearfish United Methodist Church, 845 N. 5th Street Spearfish, SD 57783, 605-642-3457, E-mail
  • Dakota State University contact: Andrew Gross, Madison UMC, 304 N Egan, Madison, SD 57042, 605-256-2162, E-mail
  • Dakota Wesleyan University contact:  Rev. Eric VanMeter, DWU Campus Ministry, 1200 West University Ave, Mitchell, SD  57301, 605-995-2919, E-mail
  • North Dakota State University contact: Samantha Fluegel,  Fargo Faith UMC, 909 19th Ave N Fargo ND 58102, 763 -257-6618, E-mail
  • South Dakota State University contact: Rev. Theta Miller, Brookings First UMC, 605 5th Street, Brookings, SD  57006, 605-692-4345, E-mail
  • University of South Dakota contact: Nicole Anderson, Vermillion UMC, 16 N. Dakota Street, Vermillion, SD  57069 605-624-2179 or 605-929-7400, E-mail
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Young adult ministry

Do you have a unique way to invite young adults to be part of a ministry?  Grants are available to churches to reach out to young adults and inspire their faith.  Fill out a grant application by November 1.  Click here for the application.