Conference Committee

Covenant Council

Ministries of Faith in Action

To develop, implement and support the work and vision of the Desert Southwest Conference, while equipping the local ministries and committees to live into the vision of the Annual Conference.

 The function of the Covenant Council is to strategize for the long-term vision and its implementation by identifying quadrennial values-based priorities. The priorities, once identified, will be given to the Connectional Ministry Team as guidance for the various ministry settings within the conference to fulfill. 

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Sharon Kotsonas

Sharon Kotsonas


Rev. Matt Ashley

Rev. Matt Ashley

South District Superintendent

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Covenant Council Archives

Team Members

Alberta Farnsworth

Rachel Gilmore

Wendy Swanson

Brooke Isingoma

Chris Spencer

Gerry Hills

Timote Piukala

Khalif Smith

Michael Patzloff

Kimberly Scott

David James

Gracie Campbell

Laura Land

Anthony Tang

Michael Harris

Tony Hobbs

Raul Lopez

Ian Oliver


Grant Hagiya

Randy Bowman

Christina Dillabough

Cat Holbert

Billie Fidlin 



Team documents and agendas found here

Resolution Concerning Guns

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Resolution Supporting Central Conference & Christmas Covenant

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Endorsement by Annual Conference

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