Four things happening in local churches

Posted on October 9, 2017 | Announcements

Hitchcock UMC confirms nine—Hitchcock First United Methodist Church is very proud of these nine students who were confirmed as new church members on Sunday, October 1, 2017. (In order left to right) Raymond Cole, Kaitlyn Rathjen, Acting Pastor Tom Pickles, Hailey Bixler, Jennifer Hughes, Cody Wright, Jack Boomsma, Caden Miller, Bennett Bixler and Ryan Bixler.

Children's Ministry Coordinator needed for 25 hours a week.  Do you want to be a part of a thriving faith community located in the beautiful Black Hills?

We are an open and loving congregation with a heart for mission and making a difference in our community and world.   We have four worship services and a modern multi-use facility, we are one of the largest United Methodist Churches in the Dakotas and growing!

Come and see us in action on Sunday and Wednesdays. Our children’s ministry has a full slate of energized volunteers, excited about helping children grow in relationship with God and others.

The ideal candidate will have: background amd experience in volunteer and program coordination, a
desire to foster spiritual growth in & with a progressive Christian community, commitment to long-term leadership in a growing, thriving children’s ministry.

Send your resume by October 15 to Canyon Lake United Methodist Church, Rapid City, SD  via e-mail:  The anticipated starting date for this position is November 1.  Learn more at

lluminating the Word: The Saint John’s Bible in Fargo-Moorhead—The Saint John’s Bible is a monumental undertaking appealing to our understanding of faith, art, and history, and we are so excited to bring it to the Fargo-Moorhead community. October 1 through December 31, 68 original folios of the first illuminated and handwritten Bible will be displayed on the 4th floor gallery of The Historical and Cultural Society of Clay County, The Hjemkomst Center, 202 1st Avenue North, Moorhead, MN 56560. 
Click here for details.

Building Worship Bridges workshop at Yankton UMC— October 28, 2017, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Learn how the worship service can build bridges for your church or district to nearby neighborhoods and neighbors. For both contemporary and traditional worship venues, you'll learn about the mission field influence on worship design, contextual worship styles, worship design teams, grooming the right worship leader, ways to scale what you learn for any size church.

Cost is $100 per team of four, collected on the day of the workshop ($10.00 for each person after that). You will receive a Building Worship Bridges book and workbook with your registration fee.
Register online here.

Read sample chapters of the book and workbook and learn about your presenter Cathy Townley, an ordained Deacon in the Minnesota Annual Conference and worship specialist, at