Upcoming Services

July 8 – My Steps to Citizenship

Alex Ramirez will share a narrative of his life and challenges emigrating from Mexico to the United States. He studied multimedia and network communications at Contra Costa College inSan Pablo, California and is the owner and founder of USA Media TV and Marketing. Two years ago he started a nonprofit organization dedicated to informing the Hispanic communities through radio, TV, print and social media. He is co-founder of the Hispanic Business Network, a networking group of Hispanic business owners and leaders in the Sioux Falls Area. Alex is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce, the Board of Trustees of Avera McKennan, the board of the Sioux Empire United Way and the Sioux Falls Downtown … Continued

July 15 – Music to Our Ears

Join Joseph L’Amour sharing music that speaks to him in a Sunday dedicated to worshipping with our ears. He will perform selections from Bach, Mozart, Brahms and a jazz standard arranged by James Booker. Joseph  has been a piano teacher in the Sioux Falls area for the past seven years. In addition to teaching, he has been active as a piano tuner and an accompanist for the University of Sioux Falls, Augustana University, St. Katherine Drexel Parish, and the  All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church. He recently finished his first piano rebuild and will continue to teach and perform as he transitions into the field of piano technology. Speaker: Joseph L’Amour Worship Coordinator: Scott Kunze

July 22 – A History of Peace Movements and My Perspective

Nelson Vollink is a farm boy from  Rock Valley, Iowa. While attending college for business and accounting he found his mate and new life in Sioux Falls.  Even back on the farm, Nelson could not understand people hurting people with weapons or countries saying that people in another country were enemies. Speaker: Nelson Vollink Worship Coordinator: Scott Kunze     Musician: Jesse Christen

July 29 – Banquet West

Tamera Jerke-Leisinger, Executive Director of The Banquet, will join us today to share the next big step for Banquet West.  What do you know about Banquet West?  Do you know where it is?  When does it serve?  Can I volunteer there?  Find the answer to these and many more questions. Tamera, a Sioux Falls native, has been Executive Director of The Banquet since 2008. She received her degree from the University of South Dakota and has spent over 20 years in the human services field.  In 2017 The Banquet, including Banquet West, served approximately 200,000 meals.   Tamera is excited to discuss The Banquet ministry and specifically the exciting growth at Banquet West which includes a current campaign to build a … Continued