Valentine’s Day occurs every February 14. Across the United States and in other places around the world, candy, flowers and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. The Dakotas Conference sends you greetings and love this Valentines week and invites you to:
Pray with Us | Feb. 11-17
As you raise up your weekly prayers, please pray for all the Dakotas Conference clergy and laity, and especially for these persons.
Board of Ordained Ministry Candidate Forum | Feb. 18
Got candidacy questions? Join Board of Ordained Ministry Registrar Sara McManus for regular open candidacy forums.
Camping registration is open | See all the details here.
Did you know that this year there will not be a bus for campers as they journey to Storm Mountain Center? Read about it here.
VBS showcase at Epworth UMC | Feb. 22
Epworth United Methodist Church in Valley City, North Dakota to Host Cokesbury VBS preview workshop On Sat., Feb. 22, 2020, we are hosting a workshop from 9:00 am – 12:30 pm for the “Knights of North Castle” VBS 2020.
Reckless Love | Join us for the 2020 Lenten study
The 2020 Lenten video study will feature the cabinet members of the Dakotas and Minnesota Conferences and the book, "Reckless love: Jesus' call to love our neighbor,” by Tom Berlin.
Elisha Internship | Apply by March 1
Do you know a college student who is considering a call to ministry? Invite them to apply for an Elisha internship in 2020.
The Genosity Journey seminar | March 25 and 26
David S. Bell, an experienced pastor, development director, and regional and national church executive, joins us March 25th and 26th at Sunnycrest UMC in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Congregational Care seminar | March 27-28
Read about one lay leaders experience here.
AC 2020 | June 10-13
Nominations are now being accepted for the following awards: Denman Award for Evangelism, Francis Asbury Award, Streams of Justice Award, Youthworker Hall of Fame, Darrell Leach Youth Worker of the Year Award. All proposals for petitions and resolutions for the 2020 Dakotas Annual Conference Session must be submitted electronically. Award nominiations and legislative proposals are due March 30, 2020.