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Bishop’s Briefing October 2021

Bishop’s Briefing October 2021

October is designated as “Clergy Appreciation Month.” Since “Clergy Appreciation Month” is a one-and-done type of event, my suggestion is that we extend this until the end of the year.

Welcome Message from Bishop Grant

Welcome Message from Bishop Grant

The direct effect that the global pandemic has had on our United Methodist Church is what has brought me to be in relationship with all of you. I will continue to serve both the California-Pacific Conference and the Desert Southwest Conference during this interim period.

An Important Message from the Bishop Regarding the Boy Scouts of America

The UMC is currently the largest faith community of chartering organizations serving the Boy Scouts of America program, and many of our churches in the DSC have scouting ministries. This letter shares important information as well as guidance and direction for the congregations of the DSC.

August 25, 2021 IMPORTANT UPDATE on COVID-19

Generally, in our culture of rugged individualism, one often thinks and acts in terms of “What is best for me?” Paul encourages us to look beyond self to others: “What is good for all?” Now, the safety of many is in our hands.

Change Happens

Change Happens

As we enter into a time of episcopal transition, I want to assure the Desert Southwest Conference that the plan of coverage has been approved by the Council of Bishops.

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