Desert Southwest Annual Conference

Special Session | September 14, 2019

Tentative Schedule 9 AM-5 PM | Check-in starts at 7:30 AM

Gold Canyon UMC, 6640 S Kings Ranch Rd, Gold Canyon, AZ 85118

(The closest airport is Phoenix-Mesa Gateway)

Special Session Live Stream

Session Documents


Pre-Conference Briefing

Legislation Packet

Tour of Gold Canyon UMC


The gift of prayer

Laurie Lineberry, Conference Lay Leader shares a snapshot of the 2019 Laity Session which focused on prayer. Check out the video of the entire session at the end of this article.

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Special Called Session of Annual Conference

The purpose of the special session is to consider all remaining petitions and resolutions submitted to the June 2019 session of Annual Conference and new legislation related to the 2019 special session of the General Conference, the future of the Desert Southwest Conference, or the future of The United Methodist Church.

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DSC Way Forward Teams

Congratulations to the members of the Annual Conference for forming ten teams to work on the way forward for the people and churches of the Desert Southwest Conference. The work of these teams is a tremendous job that is equally exciting, creative, and hope-filled, just as much as it is a comprehensive, prayerful, and meticulous job to be done.

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2019 Retirees

During the 35th session of the Desert Southwest Annual Conference, six clergy-members retired. Their names are Rev. Beverly Devine, Rev. Brian Green, Rev. L. Michael Kelley, Rev. Jean Newell, Rev. Dr. David Patterson, and Rev. Terry Reid.

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2019 AC Evaluation Form

2019 AC Approved Legislation

2019 AC Daily Proceedings

Changes due by July 1 to

Mission Projects

2019 AC Wrap Up Report

2019 Livestream Archives

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