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This Week @ Dakotas | Feb. 12


General Conference 2019 is Feb. 23-26. More info here.

Mandatory Reporting legislation hearing Feb. 20, Pierre  |  Information here.

Call for Annual Conference resolutions and petitions ends March 29. Details here.

Walk to Emmaus is in March, 2019 | Men's walk info here. Women's walk info here.

Start-up Incubator, Feb. 18-19 | Info and registration here.

Pray With Us  |  Feb. 12-18

In Our Hearts:  Ann Herman, age 77, of Gillette, WY, passed away Monday, January 28, 2019 in hospice in Gillette, WY. Ann is the mother of Rev. Jo Flesner, Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Our hearts are with Jo and family at this time.  Read the complete obituary here.

Lenten Study from the Dakotas cabinet: Renovating a house can be an exciting and rewarding experience. However, the act of renovation can often leave the house in a state of disarray, causing stress and frustration. In the same way, God wants to renovate your life by altering the "old you" and creating a "new you" with an improved heart. The 2019 Lenten video study will feature the cabinet members of the Dakotas Conference and the book, "Renovate: Building a Life with God (The Connected Life),” by Jacob Armstrong. Details here.

Special General Conference Resources: February 23rd through 26th, United Methodist delegates from around the world will converge at St. Louis, MO, for a special General Conference. The Dakotas Conference will send a delegation of four. Delegates from every conference will seek a way forward for our denomination on the topic of human sexuality. Please keep our delegation in your prayers. GC 2019 resources here.

Backroads in Rural Ministry: This is a six-week webinar series, March 5-April 9, taught by Dr. Jonathan LeMaster-Smith.  The roads of rural ministry travel a world grappling with complex issues; loss of industry, population shifts, and community disruptions dot the landscape of rural life.  This series explores the nuances, struggles, and opportunities specifically within the fields of rural ministry.  Use the coupon code DISCOUNT20 to save $20 off the registration fee. Details and registration here.


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