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"Bdecan" (pronounced Bah-DAY Chan) means "Wood Lake" in the Dakota language. Bdecan Presbyterian Church is the only Native American Presbyterian Church in the State of North Dakota.  It was founded as a mission church in 1879 and formally organized in 1881.  Bdecan Presbyterian Church is a member of the Dakota Presbytery, and is located on the Spirit Lake Reservation in North-central, North Dakota


About Us

The mission of the Bdecan Presbyterian Church of Tokio, North Dakota on the Spirit Lake Dakota Nation is to grow as Christ’s witness in our community and reservation worshipping God through prayer, helping each other, fellowship, and Sunday morning worship. While keeping Christ’s love at our center and supporting each one's spiritual journey, we move towards eternal life as one body to fulfill God’s will on earth. (adopted by the Bdecan Session November 1, 2009)


Contact Us

Worship: 11:00am with potluck lunch afterward
Sunday School: 11:15am 
Address: 8194 34th Street NE Tokio, ND 58379
Google Maps Address: Bdecan Presbyterian Church, Wood Lake Rd, Sheyenne, ND 58374
Phone: (701) 230-1560
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Upcoming Events and Announcements

Announcement - Bdecan Phone number has changed! Please call (701) 230-1560

Bdecan Food Pantry and Clothing Pantry will be open on:

  • Saturday, January 27th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, February 17th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, March 16th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, April 20th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, May 18th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, June 15th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, July 20th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, August 17th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, September 21st, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, October 19th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, November 16th, 2024 (11am-2pm)

  • Saturday, December 21st, 2024 (11am-2pm)

(Dates subject to change depending on weather and food deliveries!)

Other upcoming events:

  • Children's Vacation Bible School (Coming June-August 2024)

  • Back to School Giveaway (Coming August 2024)

  • Winter Wear & Blanket Giveaway (Coming October 2024)

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