2017 district calendar

The South Dakota District hosts a number of events throughout the year focused on

encouraging and equipping South Dakota leaders and churches.


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October – Ministers Appreciation Month
     1-7      National Royal Rangers Week
     6-7      SD Girlfriend's Fall Retreat (Oacoma)
     8          National Children's Day
     15        Speed The Light Day

November
     3-5    Youth Convention (Sioux Falls Ramkota)
     5        Daylight Saving Time Ends - Fall Back!
     5        Single Adult Day
     7        National Election Day
     11      Veterans Day
     12      Aged Ministers Assistance Day
     12      International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
     23      Thanksgiving Day (Office Closed)

December
     1        J.R. Ashcroft & S.H. Petersen Youth Scholarship Program Opens
     8-9    PK (Pastor's Kids) Retreat
     10      Bible Sunday
     25      Christmas Day
     25      Office Closed for the Holidays (reopen January 2)
     31      Ministerial Credentials Renewal Deadline
     31      BGMC/STL Deadline (Offerings Due in Springfield, MO)

January 2018
     1          New Year's Day Observed (Office Closed)
     7-13   National Week of Prayer
     11-13 Momentum Children's & Youth Pastors Retreat (Mitchell) 
     15-17 Presbytery Meeting (Sioux Falls) 
      21       Sanctity of Human Life Sunday
      21       Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
      28       National Men's Ministries Day

February
      1         J.R. Ashcroft & S.H. Petersen Youth Scholarship Program Deadline
      19      President's Day (Office Closed) 
      25      National Women's Ministries Day

March
      2          World Day of Prayer
      2-3      Fine Arts Festival
      9-10   Ministry Women's Breakaway (Oacoma)
     11        Daylight Saving Time Starts - Spring Ahead! 
     11        Boys and Girls Missionary Challenge Day
     12-17 Sectional Tour
     TBD     Men's Advance (TBD) 
     23-24 TBQ District Finals
     25        Palm Sunday
     30        Good Friday

April
     1         Easter Sunday
     7         JBQ District Finals
     11-13 AG Kidmin Conference (Springfield) 
     15        National Youth Day
     16-18  District Council (Aberdeen First) 
     20        Early Camp Registrations Due
     28        Trinity Bible College Graduation

May
      3      National Day of Prayer
      4      North Central University Commencement
      6      Men's Ministries/Light for the Lost Day
      13    Mother's Day
      15    Camp Regular Registrations Due
      19    Armed Forces Day
      28    Memorial Day (Office Closed) 

June
      4-8       Merge Camp Grades 6-12th (Kamp Kinship) 
      11-15  Middle School Camp (Kamp Kinship) 
      17        Father's Day
      18-22  Kids Camp (Kamp Kinship) 
      25-29  High School Camp (Kamp Kinship) 

July
      1 Military Personnel Day
      4 Independence Day (Office Closed) 
      tent. 9-19 AIM Mission Trip - El Salvador
      Jul 30-Aug 3 National Fine Arts Festival (Houston) 

August
     13-15 Presbytery & Home Missions Meeting (Sioux Falls) 

September
      3         Labor Day (Office Closed) 
      4-6     National Senior Adult Conference
      9-15   National Girls Ministries Week
      17-19 Ministers & Spouses Retreat (Mitchell) 
      26        See You At The Pole
      28-29  Nationwide Girls Ministries Sleepover/ Coins for Kids
      30        Chi Alpha Campus Ministries Day
      TBD      Man Up (TBD) 
      TBD      50+ Fall Gathering (TBD) 

 October – Ministers Appreciation Month
      5-6     SD Girlfriend's Fall Retreat (Huron)
      7-13   National Royal Rangers Week
     14       National Children's Day
      21       Speed The Light Day

November
      TBD  Youth Convention (TBD) 
      4      Daylight Saving Time Ends - Fall Back! 
      4      International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church
      4      Single Adult Day
      6      National Election Day
      11   Aged Ministers Assistance Day
      11   Veterans Day
      22   Thanksgiving Day (Office Closed) 

December
      1      J.R. Ashcroft & S.H. Petersen Youth Scholarship Program Opens
      2      National Teen Challenge Day
      tent. 7-8 PK (Pastor's Kids) Retreat
      9        Bible Sunday
      25      Christmas Day
      25      Office Closed for the Holidays (reopen January 2) 
      31      Ministerial Credentials Renewal Deadline 
      31      BGMC/STL Deadline (Offerings Due in Springfield, MO) 

 August 5-9, 2019 – 58th General Council & Influence Conference (Orlando, FL)