Youth 2019 National Gathering

The national gathering for United Methodist youth and their leaders in Kansas City next July 10-14 promises four days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, big-name musical artists, service opportunities and life-changing fun. Early bird registration is available through Jan. 31 and includes a discounted rate, plus a free spot for every 10 paid registrants. And adults who volunteer for the event get registration at half-price. YOUTH 2019 is for youth grades 6-12 and their leaders.

Hispanic Heritage Month outreach

Hispanic Heritage Month is Sept. 15-Oct. 15, and new tools are available to help your church celebrate the contributions of Hispanic-Latino individuals in your community. Use these resources to invite your community to join you for worship and events throughout the month and to celebrate and build awareness of Hispanic-Latino culture and traditions.

Hopes and Expectations

It’s back-to-school time and children and churches are gearing up. Church newsletters I’ve been reading have been advertising backpack drives or blessing of the backpack celebrations. Children and teachers are going back to school and life will soon be moving into a “normal” rhythm. The programming year of our local churches is either beginning this month or preparing to begin early next month. As I look forward to this time,

Mission Trip Opportunity

United Methodist Volunteers in Mission Coordinators for the Desert Southwest Conference are initiating a Conference-wide home build in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky Point), Mexico, through 1Mission as an effort to involve people who are unlikely to go on a mission trip, to participate in an awesome weekend mission experience with brothers and sisters in Christ. This is going to be fun!

Chrysalis Weekend for Youth

Chrysalis is a 3 day spiritual renewal retreat that provides participants an opportunity to learn more about faith; to experience Christian love and support; and a chance to make new commitments in their faith journey. The content of the 3 days focuses on God’s grace, how one experiences Christ as friend in the body of Christ and how one is called into discipleship giving love to a needful world.  

Register for Mission u Today

United Methodist Women’s Mission u is fast approaching. The date and location for the East and West District Mission u is August 3-4, 2018, at Velda Rose UMC, 5540 E. Main St. Mesa, AZ 85205-8720. Deadline for Registration is Friday, July 27, 2018. 2018 Studies (Click...

What Does a District Superintendent Do All Summer?

Preparation is a consistent part of our Christian life. John the Baptist focused a lot of his attention on “preparing the way of the Lord.” Two of the seasons in the church year, Advent and Lent, are specially devoted to preparation for the great feasts of Christ’s birth and rebirth. As I begin this new season of ministry, I am preparing for it in several ways this summer.

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