Pray with us | June 30-July 7
Jesus be with us. We need your love, grace, and guidance. Help us to be like you, open up our hearts, cultivate your generous spirit in us. We pray for all of Gods people, but especially these persons.
Soul Fill-up | Join us July 1
Soul Fill-up mid-week time to slow down, for church leaders. Let us pour into your soul and refill your cup during guided scripture reading, prayer, and meditation led by the spiritual directors of the Higher Ground program. Nothing to do or prepare - just set this 30-40 minutes aside for yourself and join us! Click here to join, Wednesdays at 9:00 a.m. central time, 8:00 a.m. mountain time.
Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom | Wednesday, July 1, 12 noon CDT | 11 am MDT
The Council of Bishops, the General Commission on Religion and Race, the General Board of Church and Society and United Methodist Women invite you to join a Town Hall conversation at UMC.org/EndRacismTownHall, where we will take a deep dive into the true (and sometimes suppressed!) history of our nation and church. Learn more
Breakthrough Ministry Grants | Due July 31
Breakthrough Ministry Grants are intended to be seed money to launch new ministries or expand existing ministries to reach and impact new people as a response to the movement of the Holy Spirit in the hearts of Dakotas United Methodists. Projects supported through Breakthrough Ministry grants include: new ministries and expansion of existing ministries to reach new people, ministries that create church and school partnerships, ministries that build relationships with college students or other young adults, programs that help individuals hear and discern their call to ministry, and technology that will enhance mission and ministry impact. Apply here.
Investing in Leaders Resource Grant | Applications due August 1
Did you know that the Investing in Leaders Resource Grant is open to all clergy under appointment for a year or more, without the ten-year tenure restriction or ceiling on time served, may apply? Formerly the student debt reduction grant, this updated version still provides up to a $5000 award to reduce higher educational debt plus offers an opportunity to obtain resources to improve financial health. The deadline to apply is August 1, 2020. Learn more about the requirements and how to apply here.
Annual Conference | Oct. 9-10, 2020
The Dakotas Conference Session will take place at Legacy United Methodist Church in Bismarck, North Dakota, October 9-10, 2020. It is going to be a jam-packed, one-day event, starting at noon on Friday and concluding at noon on Saturday. Here are a few details.
Job Announcement | Sunnycrest UMC
Sunnycrest United Methodist Church in Sioux Falls, SD is seeking an Administrative Assistant/Office Manager to provide administrative support to the pastor, staff and various committees. Duties include designing and publishing church materials, maintaining accurate financial records and greeting church members and visitors. Click here for job description. Seeking someone with a professional and positive manner to join this vibrant and growing church. Bilingual skill of the English and Spanish languages is a plus. Compensation will be based on experience. To apply, send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
Job Announcement | Madison UMC
The Madison United Methodist Church is seeking a Director of Family and Youth Ministries. Candidates with passion for youth and family ministries should apply, 50% of the position is to lead programs for youth and families, and another 50% is to work with the lead pastor and church leadership, focusing on the contemporary worship service. To apply, candidates should email a letter and resume to: email@example.com.
Job Announcements| Fargo First UMC
First UMC in Fargo, ND has an opening for a full-time Director of Children's and Youth Ministries. For a full job description or to apply, visit www.firstumcfargo.org and see 'About Us, Job Openings.' For questions, call 701-232-4416 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.