Intercessory Prayers

Intercessory Prayers

When we pray about our joys and concerns for others, it is called Intercessory Prayer…interceding on behalf of others. Those are prayers we offer up in church that relates to the people involved in the life of the church. Those are the prayers that we pray for others...
Lessons from the Broom Tree

Lessons from the Broom Tree

One of the things I really appreciate about the Bible is that the writers don’t sugar coat the human condition. Even the greatest heroes of the Bible get discouraged, make mistakes, and are insecure. The greatest prophet of the Old Testament was Elijah. In the story...

Processing General Conference:

PowerPoint Presentation Connectional Ministries Processing General Conference PowerPoint, By Beth Rambikur Access charts and graphs Charts, graphs and maps Link to GC 2019 Link to Western Jurisdiction Page Link to Advanced Daily Christian Advocate Link to Daily...

The Gathering on March 28th: A Clergy Day Apart

All pastors serving churches in the Desert Southwest Conference will be gathering for a post-General Conference day apart on March 28 from 10-4 at First UMC, Mesa. This day will include worship and conversation around what happened and next steps as we lead our...

Our Mission, should we choose to accept…

“Wesley and the early Methodists were particularly concerned about inviting people to experience God’s grace and to grow in their knowledge and love of God through disciplined Christian living. They placed primary emphasis on Christian living, on putting faith...

Processing General Conference 2019

860+ delegates from United Methodist Churches around the world gathered Feb. 23rd-26th to discuss plans for a way forward for the denomination. The Connectional Ministries Office will be offering General Conference 2019 information processing event on March 7th and...

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