The Rev. Javier Olivares, Missional Strategist and Superintendent of the West District, announced that Bishop Grant J. Hagiya intends to appoint the Rev. Jean Newell as interim Minister of Pastoral Care of Dove of the Desert United Methodist Church, Glendale, AZ, less than full time, effective January 1, 2022 through June 30, 2022, per ¶ 357.6 and ¶ 338.3b of the 2016 United Methodist Book of Discipline. Rev. Newell is a retired elder in the Desert Southwest Conference.
Let us be in prayer for Rev. Newell and Dove of the Desert UMC during this time.