The Rev. Javier Olivares, Missional Strategist and Superintendent of the West District, announced that Bishop Grant J. Hagiya intends to appoint Rev. David Rennick as Senior Pastor of First UMC in Phoenix, AZ, effective December 1, 2022. Rev. Rennick is currently serving as Executive Pastor at First UMC in Phoenix, AZ.
Rev. Denny Silk has been serving as the Senior Pastor since July 1, 2018 and will be returning to retirement on November 30, 2022.
Let us be in prayer for Rev. Rennick, Rev. Silk, and First UMC, Phoenix, AZ, during this time.