Responding to Disaster

Every time a natural disaster strikes, The United Methodist Church is there. Get involved today.

Contact Our Coordinators

General Contact Form (click here)

Call Polly: (480) 861 – 9033
Call Tom: (702) 806 – 4009

Please e-mail them with any questions or concerns: Tom Mattick or Polly Turner


Appointment Announcements October 1, 2022

An announcement of clergy appointments in the Desert Southwest Conference.

Desert Southwest Youth Go to Daytona Beach!

We are so excited that Youth 2023 will take place in Daytona Beach in July of 2023. We want to make sure that every youth in the conference, whether they have a youth group or not, is able to attend this wonderful event that happens once every four years in the UMC....

Hurricane recovery begins in Florida

Give to the United Methodist Committee on Relief’s U.S. Disaster Response and Recovery through Advance #901670.

Cultural Competency Training on December 10, 2022 – Green Valley UMC

Let us put into action our desire and need to grow in cultural competency and live into our call to reach and minister with all people in Christ! District Superintendent Dan Morley invites the leaders in the local churches of the North District to participate in a...

September 2022 Apportionments Held Steady

On a year-to-date basis, we received 58.7% of our apportionments. That was 0.6% higher than last year’s level. At this rate, we project year-end apportionment receipts of about 83%.

United Methodist updates and resources

Dorian Response

Hurricane Dorian has ravaged communities in the Atlantic Ocean.  The Bahamas were hit particularly hard.   The Desert Southwest Conference needs your help to respond.  Financial gifts, UMCOR flood buckets, and trained responders are needed. Click below to learn more about how you can help.

We will be sending disaster response (ERT) teams to affected areas, check the trip link at the top of the page for more information, or contact Tom or Polly today.