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Join the 2018 Lenten Study: Make a Difference


Make plans now to join the 2018 conference Lenten study. The Dakotas Conference study will be based on the book, "Make a difference: Following your passion and finding your place to serve “by James Harnish. You can purchase the book from Cokesbury here

As Christians—United Methodists—we are called to “make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.” It’s a grand mission—so grand, in fact, that it’s sometimes hard to know what we’re supposed to do. How can we help transform the world? Make a Difference draws upon biblical wisdom to provide practical guidance to help disciples connect their passion with the world’s great need. Real stories of how real people found their place to serve will inspire and encourage you to do the same.

Bishop Ough and the Dakotas Conference Cabinet members will present weekly video messages for churches and individuals, which will be available here to view and download in February. Here for each week that videos and bullet inserts will be available to you:

February 5—Ash Wednesday message from Bishop Ough

February 12—Make a Difference: Awakening (chapter one)

February 19—Make a Difference: Who are these people? (chapter two)

February 26— Make a Difference: Children, go where I send you? (chapter three)

March 5—Make a Difference: Go together (chapter four)

March 12—Make a Difference: Into the crucible of pain and hope (chapter five)

March 19—Make a Difference: From here to Kingdom come (chapter six)

March 26—Easter message from Bishop Ough

Watch this introduction video: