DISTRICT CONFERENCE

JUNE 29, 2022 AT 9AM


PASTORS, NO NEED TO REGISTER. SEE YOU AT CONFERENCE!

Dress code: Casual attire


Childcare is offered at Cedar Canyon Camp. Register for Sumer Retreat if you need childcare. 


PDF CONFERENCE BINDER

LOCATION

Fountain Springs-East Campus

912 Centre St., Rapid City, SD 57701


District Conference begins at 9AM and typically ends around lunch time. 

travel & mileage

HOTELS

We always recommend staying at Cedar Canyon Camp. To do that, please register for Summer Retreat to request lodging. 


Local Hotels:

Cambria SuitesBest Western Ramkota

The following hotels are close to WaTiki Indoor Waterpark Resort

Residence Inn by MarriottFairfield by MarriottLaQuinta by WyndhamHome2Suites by HiltonCourtyard by Marriott


MILEAGE

Appointed pastors (Ministerial Students, Licensed Pastors and Ordained Ministers) receive mileage checks, as long as the church has their assessments paid in full. Retired pastors also receive a mileage check. Checks are handed out at the end of District Conference. New pocket credentials will also be handed out at that time.

voting announcement

Voting at District Conference will look different this year. Delegates will need a smart phone or smart device, otherwise a paper ballot will be provided for you. Please make sure you use a common browser, such as Google or Chrome. 


WATCH THE VIDEO TO TEST THE ONLINE VOTING SYSTEM USING YOUR SMART DEVICE PRIOR TO DISTRICT CONFERENCE.

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test vote

Go to the test question:

Open the camera on your smart device. Hover over the QR code and click on the link to access the online event. No event code is needed.

OR

Go to Slido.com. Once you're at slido.com, type in the event code in the space provided #970421


When the polls are open, answer the question and push "SEND". You are able to change your answer as long as the polls are still open by selecting your new answers and pushing "SEND" again. The last entry is the only one that counts.

iowa-minnesota & Northwest District merge

Click HERE for the District Merger Resolution and watch the video below.

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MEMORIALS

The 14th General Conference has adopted Constitutional Memorial 52 and Constitutional Memorial 55. Before The Discipline is updated with an adopted constitutional memorial, all districts of the North American Conference must pass the memorial by a 2/3 vote. Take time to read over each Memorial prior to District Conference. 

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nominations

Click on the names below to hear from the nominees.

DISTRICT DIRECTORS OF MULTIPLICATION

  • REED DEVRIES


    Celebrate Community church

    sioux falls, sd


    multiplication pastor

    Celebrate Community Church, Sioux Falls, SD


    Multiplication Pastor

  • BEN GIETZEN


    Gracepoint wesleyan

    brookings, sd


    MULTIPLICATION and networking PASTOR

    GracePoint Wesleyan, Brookings, SD


    Multiplication and Networking

  • MANDI SMITH


    the ransom

    SIOUX FALLS, SD


    awaken + residency pastor

    Ransom, Sioux Falls, SD


    Awaken + Residency Pastor

 DISTRICT DIRECTORS OF MISSIONS

  • DAVE HOPEWELL


    GracePoint Wesleyan

    Brookings, SD


    Community Life Pastor

    Global Outreach and Discipleship

    2021-2022 Missions Director

    GracePoint Wesleyan, Brookings, SD


    Community Life Pastor

    Global Outreach and Discipleship

    2021-2022 Missions Director

  • DAVID pfnister


    HARVEST CHURCH

    CLARKSTON, WA


    SENIOR PASTOR

    2021-2022 MISSIONS DIRECTOR

    Clarkston Wesleyan, Clarkston, WA


    Lead Pastor

    2021-2022 Missions Director

  • DUSTIN STEPHENS


    IGNITE Wesleyan

    SHERIDAN, WY


    OUTREACH AND MISSIONS PASTOR

    YOUNG ADULT MINISTRY LEADER

    FORMER GLOBAL PARTNERS MISSIONARY

    Ignite Wesleyan, Sheridan, WY


    Outreach and Missions Pastor

    Young Adult Ministry Leader

    Former Global Partners Missionary

district secretary

  • Countryside Church, Spearfish, SD


    Nate is the Executive Pastor at Countryside Church and has served as District Secretary for one year. Prior to Countryside Church, Nate served as a church planter in Denver, CO and, most recently, Lead Pastor at Birch Ridge Community Church in Soldotna, AK. Nate and his wife, Julie, have three daughters: Emily (18), Lauren (16), and Olivia (14).

NOMINATING COMMITTEE (CLERGY)

  • Hot Springs Wesleyan, Hot Springs, SD


    Lead Pastor

  • Linwood Wesleyan, Sioux Falls, SD


    Student Ministry and Residency Pastor

  • Columbia View, Portland, OR


    Senior Pastor

    Immigrant Connection Site Director

    DBMD Committee Member

    Ordination Council Member

  • New Hope, Williston, ND


    Campus Pastor

  • Ransom, Sioux Falls, SD


    Awaken + Residency Pastor

  • Biddle, Joliet and Pendroy, MT


    Lead Pastor

Nominating Committee (Lay)

  • CrossPoint, Watford City, ND


    Creative Director

    Worship Leader

    Women’s Ministry Leader

  • Summit Wesleyan, Buffalo, WY


    Secretary

    LBA Member

    Church Volunteer

  • RiverTree, Mitchell, SD


    Technical Director

  • LifeSpring, Sturgis, SD


    LBA Vice Chair

  • Living Hope Wesleyan, Madison, SD


    Pastor's Spouse

    High School Youth Group Volunteer

    Church Volunteer

  • Fountain Springs Church, Rapid City, SD


    Project Coordinator for NPEF

    Kids Ministry Volunteer

DISTRICT BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION (CLERGY)

  • Venture, Bozeman, MT


    Senior Pastor

    CCWC Board Member

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

  • Celebrate Tea Home Church, Tea, SD


    Lead Pastor

  • Fountain Springs, Rapid City, SD



    Senior Pastor

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

  • New Hope, Williston, ND


    Senior Pastor

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2021-2022 District Finance Committee Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

  • The Ransom, Sioux Falls, SD


    Senior Pastor

    General Board Member

    2021-2022 DBA Member

  • New Life Wesleyan, Gillette, WY


    Children's Pastor

  • RiverTree, Mitchell, SD


    Senior Pastor

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

DISTRICT BOARD OF ADMINISTRATION (LAY)

  • Ignite Wesleyan, Sheridan, WY


    Car Ministry Coordinator

    Church Volunteer

    Former LBA Member

  • GracePoint Wesleyan Church, Brookings, SD


    Operations Manager

    Kids and Youth Ministry Volunteer

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

  • RiverTree, Mitchell,  SD


    LBA Member, Treasurer

    Small Group Leader

    Campaign Chair and Building Committee

    South Dakota District 20 Representative

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2021-2022 District Finance Committee Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

  • Trailhead, Wasilla, AK


    4th Grade Teacher

    Certified Elem. Spec. Ed Teacher

    Director of VBS/Children’s Ministry

    2021-2022 DBA Member

  • Acts Church, Vancouver, WA


    CFO, Board Member

    General Board Member

    2021-2022 DBA Member

  • Hot Springs Wesleyan, Hot Springs, SD


    Owner of Sand Creek Ranch (Rancher, Cowboy, Guide)

    LBA Vice-Chair, Usher

    FCA Huddle Leader, Asst. Varsity Coach

    Volunteer Firefighter

    2021-2022 DBA Member

    2022 General Conference Delegate

  • Mountain View Wesleyan, Aumsville, OR


    LBA Member

    West-Side Youth Camp Planning Team Member

    Youth Group Leader

    Women's Ministry Volunteer

    Church Volunteer