Wednesday Devotional at Noon – Rev. Dan Morley

Wednesday Devotional at Noon – Rev. Dan Morley

The past two Wednesdays the Desert Southwest Conference presented inspirational devotions to bring an uplifting spiritual pause during the middle of the week.  This ‘Earth Day,’ North District Superintendent Rev. Dan Morley will present the devotion and bring attention to  ‘Earth Day.’  

A Moment of Spiritual Support in Challenging Times

A Moment of Spiritual Support in Challenging Times

Dear Members and Friends of the Desert Southwest Conference, I invite you to join me for A Moment of Spiritual Support in Challenging Times! When I was a child, I had a special place I would go to when I was afraid or alone. There was a huge tree with enormous...
A New Paradigm I Give You – at least for Lent

A New Paradigm I Give You – at least for Lent

“Remember who you are.” Those words echo through my soul during the season of Lent. This year the challenge to remember who I am is coupled with the vision of the Desert Southwest Conference. You know the vision statement: We are called to be a courageous church: loving like Jesus, acting for justice, united in hope.

When do you pray?

When do you pray?

Early in my adult prayer life, I learned that I had to start my day in prayer with the Lord, that I had to put God first in my day. So I tried. I would get up and reach for my bible only to find that after reading for a few minutes that I would fall back asleep and be...

C4C – Counselors 4 Christ Program

At a time when many of our local churches cannot provide leadership training for our youth, the DSWC Camp and Retreat Ministry at Potosi Pines steps in and steps up to fill the gap. For 10 years the C4C – Counselors 4 Christ program has engaged youth from the North District, including from the Foster care system, in learning to lead service, fellowship and spiritual formation activities.

What Does a District Superintendent Do All Summer?

What Does a District Superintendent Do All Summer?

Preparation is a consistent part of our Christian life. John the Baptist focused a lot of his attention on “preparing the way of the Lord.” Two of the seasons in the church year, Advent and Lent, are specially devoted to preparation for the great feasts of Christ’s birth and rebirth. As I begin this new season of ministry, I am preparing for it in several ways this summer.

Walking the Las Vegas Prayer Labyrinths in 2018

Walking a labyrinth as a model for prayer has been used by Christians for centuries.  Labyrinths are found in cathedrals, churches, parks, hospitals and many others locations around the globe. Las Vegas has several outdoor locations from Red Rock Canyon to Boulder City and even including our own Potosi Pines Camp.

Ashes-to-Go

Ashes-to-Go

Rev. Bob Holliday For the first time in the history of St. James UMC in Tucson, we held a special “Ashes-to-Go” drive-through in our front parking lot. St. James is located on North Campbell Avenue, a major thoroughfare in mid-town Tucson. After a few weeks of...

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