Desert Southwest Conference Connectional Ministries
Connecting United Methodists at the local, district, conference, and general church level to make disciples for the transformation of the world. Read this Month’s featured post.
Annual Conference Special Session
We will be dealing with many new challenges in the coming year or two, and we need to understand what this may mean in terms of our ministries.
After five consecutive months of decline, July’s apportionment receipts improved slightly. Read the report to find out more.
A statement from the people of the Desert Southwest Conference of The United Methodist Church regarding immigration
As a community of faith, we take seriously the reality of where God has placed us on this earth, and the responsibility that comes with it. The southern border of our nation is also the southern border of our ministry area. We embrace the Gospel summons to love our...
June’s apportionment receipts declined for the fifth consecutive month, this time to a much greater extent. For the first six months of 2019, our churches contributed 38.1% of their apportionments. As you can see from the detailed report, this was 3.7% (and $300,000)...
Connectional Ministry hosting a workshop on August 3rd at Day Spring UMC in Tempe to train and prepare laity and clergy in a process for navigating difficult conversations around conflict in congregations, especially related to the questions facing the denomination right now.