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DSC Campus Ministry Sunday is Feb 19

DSC Campus Ministry Sunday is Feb 19

The third Sunday in February (Feb 19) is DSC Campus Ministry Sunday! Contact the campus ministry nearest to you and invite a guest speaker for any Sunday in February to offer highlights about campus ministry. Find other ways to celebrate and highlight Campus...

2023 Annual Conference Schedule

2023 Annual Conference Schedule

2023's Annual Conference is scheduled for June 15-17, 2023, in Mesa, Arizona. There are three processes in which matters may be brought to the attention of the Annual Conference for action.  The Petition process is designed to be used by individual United...

Life together in The United Methodist Connection

Life together in The United Methodist Connection

A course on United Methodist Polity at Christ Church UM in Tucson on March 18, 2023, from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM MST. This course gives participants an overview of the structure and organization of The United Methodist Church. It is a required class on the path to...

Called to Preach – LSM April 15 and 22

Called to Preach – LSM April 15 and 22

April 15, 2023 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm MST This course is designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training who may be called upon to preach in a pastor’s absence. It is the required preaching course in the lay speaker track of study. Facilitated by Rev....

A Mile in My Shoes

A Mile in My Shoes

This event is a spiritual retreat and an immersion experience, an inward journey and a physical journey as we plunge into one of the most challenging issues of our day. This event is open to lay and clergy leaders committed to deepening their faith and engaging the world. The dates are October 22-27, 2023, at Redemptorist Renewal Center in Tucson.

March 1, 2023 deadline for loan to grant and scholarships for candidates

March 1, 2023 deadline for loan to grant and scholarships for candidates

The Desert Southwest Annual Conference (DSC) offers a loan-to-grant program to which certified candidates may apply. Candidates may receive up to $4,000 as a loan. If the candidate serves the DSC for three years in an appointed full-time ministry as a provisional or...

Dia de Reyes

Dia de Reyes

January 6 is Epiphany Day, and when I was growing up in southern Mexico, it was the day of the “Reyes Magos” (the Magi), who would bring presents to the children. It was kind of like Christmas, but instead of Santa bringing the presents, it was the three Wise Men....

Farewell letter to the churches, laity, and clergy of the Desert Southwest Conference

Farewell letter to the churches, laity, and clergy of the Desert Southwest Conference

It is with deep gratitude in my heart that I write this final letter to the churches, laity, and clergy of the Desert-Southwest Annual Conference. It has only been a brief 15 months that I have served here, but my time has been marked by the quality and not the...