Donate to the South Dakota Conference

Join us in the vibrant and transformative ministry of the South Dakota Conference.  Your generosity helps us BE Church together as we live into God’s extravagant welcome and advocate for justice so that all may know love, safety, belonging and dignity.

Support the Ministry of the South Dakota Conference and the Wider United Church of Christ

Friends of the Conference (Shared) and Our Church’s Wider Mission (OCWM)

Provides funding for the South Dakota Conference and the national ministries of the UCC (85% of the funds support the ministries of the South Dakota Conference and 15% are shared to support the ministries of the UCC national setting).

Friends of the Conference (Unshared) and Our Church’s Wider Mission (OCWM)

Provides funding for the South Dakota Conference and is not shared with national ministries of the UCC (all funds support the ministries of the South Dakota Conference).

UCC Special Offering – Christmas Fund

Funds provide direct financial support to those who serve the church and are facing financial difficulties.

UCC Special Offering – Neighbors in Need

Supports ministries of justice and compassion throughout the United States, including the Council for American Indian Ministries (CAIM), justice and advocacy, and direct service projects supported by Justice and Local Church Ministries.

UCC Special Offering – One Great Hour of Sharing

Channels resources for international programs in health, education and agricultural development, emergency relief, refugee ministries, and international and domestic disaster response.

UCC Special Offering – Strengthen the Church

STC largely supports youth ministries and full-time leaders for new churches in parts of the country where the UCC does not have a strong presence. It also provides support for existing church’s new initiatives. 50% remains in the South Dakota Conference and 50% is remitted to UCC national setting.

CUE Mid-America Seminaries (Chicago, United, and Eden Seminaries)

CUE brings together over 2,000 UCC churches in mid-America, Local Church Ministries, and Chicago, United, and Eden Theological Seminaries (the three UCC seminaries in this region).

Scholarship Fund

Donations to the scholarship fund provide support for post high school education.

Support the Ministry of South Dakota’s Dakota Association

Donations to this campaign support the Native American ministry of the Dakota Association.

Placerville Camp – General Support

Donations to this campaign support the many ministry opportunities of the camp.

Placerville Camp – Camp Improvements

Donations to this campaign help the upkeep of facilities and development projects of the camp.

South Dakota Disaster Relief

Donations to this campaign support short-term assistance and the long-term recovery of communities, churches, and individuals affected by natural disasters in South Dakota.

National UCC Disaster Relief

The UCC’s National Disaster Ministries (NDM) helps with short-term assistance and in the long-term recovery of communities, churches, and individuals affected by natural disasters in the U.S. and abroad.

Want to send your donation by mail? Download the remittance form for churches or the remittance form for individuals, print it, and send it in by mail along with a check made out to the South Dakota Conference. Mailing address: UCC Conferences, 5609 Douglas Ave., Des Moines, IA 50310.

Want to donate to another conference?  Visit the donate pages for the Iowa Conference or the Nebraska Conference.