Reverend Fred Steinberg
Prayers are requested for Reverend Fred Steinberg, senior pastor at Gold Canyon UMC, in the East District. Rev. Steinberg’s mother died. A memorial service will take place in California on February 11, 2017. Please keep Rev. Steinberg, his wife Beth, and the entire Steinberg family in your prayers during this difficult time. (Published Jan 29)
Reverend Dan Hurlbert
Prayers are requested for Rev. Dan Hurlbert, senior pastor of Prescott UMC in the West District. Rev. Susan Root, the spouse of Rev. Hurlbert, died in her sleep the morning of Friday, January 27. Please keep the Hurlbert and Root families in your prayers during this difficult time.
The memorial will take place on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at 1:00 P.M. at First United Methodist Church, 5510 N. Central Avenue, Phoenix, AZ. Clergy are invited to process wearing celebratory stoles. (Originally published Jan 28 and edited on Jan 31)
Prayer Requests are emailed to members of the clergy covenant in the Desert Southwest Conference after the family has given permission to do so. Retired, active, lay persons assigned, extension ministers, deacons, and clergy on leave are all part of this covenant. The messages above are the prayer requests for this week.