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
Tour of Gold Canyon UMC
RECENT NEWS ABOUT 2019 ANNUAL CONFERENCE
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.
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.
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.
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.
2019 AC Evaluation Form
2019 AC Approved Legislation
2019 AC Daily Proceedings
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