Clergy Change in Relationship to the Annual Conference
To request a change in relationship to the Desert Southwest Conference (e.g. retirement, family leave, medical leave, etc.), please email the completed form to with a statement supporting why you are requesting this change in relationship to the annual conference. Anyone on leave or honorable location need to request this change annually by submitting the above form and submitting a detailed statement of why you are requesting to continue in this relationship for an additional year.
If you are seeking a voluntary leave of absence, please review our VLOA guidebook.
Certified Candidate & Local Pastor Forms (DCOM)
Declaring Candidacy Forms (Local Church)
*These forms should be mailed in via USPS to: Rev. Dee Dee Azhikakath, 1550 East Meadowbrook Avenue, Phoenix, Arizona 85014-4040.