MACH Annual Potluck

Minnehaha Area Christian Homeschoolers (M.A.C.H.) will be hosting their annual Potluck Picnic on July 27th @ the Dell Rapids City Park shelter from 5:30 – 7:30pm.  All area home educators (or those interested in home school) are invited to attend!  This event is for the whole family. Please bring a dish to share; drink and plates/utensils/etc will be provided. For more info contact: Michelle @ 605-221-4869 (no texts)

15th Annual Relay for Life Event

Relay For Life logoThe 15th annual Dell Rapids American Cancer Society Relay for Life will be held July 29th 6 pm – 6 am in the city park.  The Boy Scout Whopper Feed and Cancer Crusaders Concessions begin at 5:30 pm.  The Survivor Walk and entertainment starts at 6:00 p.m.  Luminaries (a light of hope) may be purchased for $5 each by contacting Alice Majeres 428-3090, or LuAnn Heidebrink 428-5392.


Celebrating a world with less cancer and more birthdays!

You are invited to the Dell Rapids Park to enjoy the free entertainment while honoring and remembering those who have been touched by cancer.  Join us in the fight against cancer!

MC: Erica Fersdahl   / Sound System: Shane Skinner

  • 5:30 PM Whopper Feed by the Boy Scouts
  • 5:30 PM Concessions by Cancer Crusaders until 10PM
  • 5:30 PM – Survivor Registration
  • 6:00 PM – National Anthem – Mikaela Stofferahn
  • 6:05 PM – Survivor Walk
  • 6:05 PM – Mikaela Stofferahn & Shane Skinner
  • 6:45PM – Molly Heyn
  • 7:00 PM – Jon Hanson
  • 730 PM – John Pollman
  • 8:00 PM – Angie Kaffar
  • 8:30 PM – Kahler Berven & Devon Weber
  • 9:00 PM – Shane Skinner
  • 6:00 AM – Sunrise Service  Pastor Rick Timmer
    Luminaries are lit at dusk.

Girls Everywhere Meeting the Savior (GEMS)

GEMSGEMS Girls Club will be kicking off for an exciting new year! We hope that you
will join us! Our kick off is Wednesday, September 3, 2014.

What: GEMS Girls Club

Who: Girls K-8th Grade

When: 1st and 3rd Wednesdays—3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Where: Hosted at First Baptist Church
512 East 5th Street
Dell Rapids, SD  57022
(605) 428-3756

Cost: $20
*Contact Mary Gannon or Rev. Melissa Fletcher

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Dell Rapids Food Pantry

The local FOOD PANTRY can always use the following items:

  • cereal (not oatmeal)
  • spaghetti or other noodles
  • hygiene items
  • toilet paper
  • brownie mixes
  • instant potatoes
  • canned fruit
  • soup
  • Jell-O and pudding (sugar free and regular)
  • condiments
  • canned meat or fish
  • peanut butter and jelly
  • laundry supplies
  • boxed meals
  • baked beans (not green)
  • bread
  • buns
  • rolls

Items can be dropped off at either the Methodist Church or put in the Lutheran Church of Dell Rapids’ grocery cart just inside the entryway.