Videos

  • Invitation and challenge: Lessons in discipleship

    Invitation and challenge: Lessons in discipleship

    Tuesday, October 3, 2017 | Videos
    “In the journey of discipleship, we as leaders tend to be invitational or challenging. We have to learn how to calibrate.” Gina Mueller, trainer for 3D Movements, recently shared how we as leaders are called to make disciples like Jesus did. Mueller presented one of the five Lead Expectantly talks at the 2017 Fall Leadership gathering held at Pierre First UMC, September 22-23.
  • Called: One word, many ways, Peggy’s story

    Called: One word, many ways, Peggy’s story

    Monday, August 14, 2017 | Videos
    In California, Hanson had received a scholarship to a college. She went to college to experience independence. Being a pastor was at the back of her mind but never really something she thought could happen.
  • Churches Alive

    Churches Alive

    Monday, August 7, 2017 | Videos
    From one charge came two independent churches. The Salem-Montrose charge underwent a breakthrough transformation when Montrose decided to take on their pastor full-time, and the Salem United church closed and reopened with a new name, new people, and a new vision. Both transformations were dependent on each other, and growth is clear in each of the "new" congregations.
  • Renewing lives in Kenmare

    Renewing lives in Kenmare

    Monday, July 31, 2017 | Videos
    KENMARE, NORTH DAKOTA — In Kenmare, ND, hearts and minds are opening to the Spirit in the town square. A church is growing from the center of town, and reaching new people of every age. Read the story and watch the video about this new church start in the Dakotas Conference.
  • Budget update and 2018 budget proposal

    Budget update and 2018 budget proposal

    Monday, May 15, 2017 | Videos, AC 2017
    Jeff Pospisil, Dakotas Conference treasurer and executive director of finance and administration, outlines the details of the 2018 proposed budget. The 2018 budget will be considered as part of the business of the 2017 Annual Conference. Jeff provides budget updates and highlights the key changes in the 2018 budget in this article and in an informational video.
  • 6 things you won't want to miss at AC 2017

    6 things you won't want to miss at AC 2017

    Monday, May 15, 2017 | Announcements, AC 2017, Videos
    The 24th session of the Dakotas Annual Conference will kick off in 23 days – June 8-10, 2017 in Bismarck, North Dakota. The three-day conference session is a time for Dakotas United Methodists to worship and enjoy fellowship, learn from teaching sessions, seek God’s guidance as we make decisions about ministry direction, determine budgets, ordain and commission clergy, and receive the bishop’s clergy appointments. Annual conference is not just for clergy and lay members, it is for anyone who would like to attend as a guest. Here are six things you will not want to miss.
  • AC 2017: Welcome to Bismarck!

    AC 2017: Welcome to Bismarck!

    Monday, May 8, 2017 | AC 2017, Videos
    The 24th session of the Dakotas Annual Conference will kick off in 30 days—June 8-10, 2017 in Bismarck, North Dakota. The three-day conference session is a time for Dakotas United Methodists to worship and enjoy fellowship, learn from teaching sessions, seek God’s guidance as we make decisions about ministry direction, determine budgets, ordain and commission clergy, and receive the bishop’s clergy appointments. Register by May 19 to avoid a late fee of $25. Check all of the venues and hotels in Bismarck.
  • Dickinson UMC breaks ground for new church building

    Dickinson UMC breaks ground for new church building

    Monday, April 24, 2017 | Videos
    Sunday, April 23, Dickinson UMC broke ground for a new church home. Several years ago Dickinson UMC began dreaming about a new place to worship. “This has been a process of dreaming and planning for over twenty years,” said Rev. Dick Rinearson, Dickinson UMC, “Many people on the building committee have been put a lot of effort into this with different plans and different ideas. This is really their day.”
  • The promise of Easter: A message from Bishop Ough

    The promise of Easter: A message from Bishop Ough

    Friday, April 7, 2017 | Videos
    Bishop Bruce R. Ough shares an Easter message about the promise of Easter. "Jesus is calling you and me to move from weeping to believing to proclaiming. It takes great faith and courage to believe in resurrections. It takes great hope and love to practice resurrection faith. The promise of Easter is that the Risen Christ is calling your name – my name – and inviting us to move from the ground of the dead and despairing to the place of the living and hopeful." Watch this video message
  • Dare to Dream: Perseverance

    Dare to Dream: Perseverance

    Tuesday, April 4, 2017 | Videos
    Week six of our 2017 Lenten video series features Rev. Rebecca Trefz, director of ministries for the Dakotas Conference. These videos accompany the Dare to Dream Lenten study guide by Rev. Mike Slaughter. In this video message, "Perseverance – Discover a dream for your life far greater than your own", Rev. Trefz highlights chapter six of the book.