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Annual Conference Mission Project – Student Hunger

Annual Conference Mission Project – Student Hunger

A Glimpse of Hunger at ASU By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice, and Rev. Jamie Booth, ASU Valley Wesley There are students on university campuses across the country who have difficulty securing regular meals during the best of times. In these times...

Love

Love

February…love is in the air, signs are all around. Red, white, and pink hearts everywhere. Teddy bears and roses on the front of grocery ads or jewelry store catalogues offering half price on engagement rings. TV commercials touting everything from flowers, jewelry, flooring (I’m not sure that is what I would want for Valentine’s Day). How romantic do you want to be? You name the price and the item and it can be turned into a gift for the one you love.

New March Virtual Lay Servant Ministry Classes

New March Virtual Lay Servant Ministry Classes

The West District Director of Lay Servant Ministries will be offering the Advanced course, Public Prayer, virtually. There will be offering two sessions – a day class to meet the needs of those not able to attend an evening class and an evening / early Saturday morning class for those not able to meet during the day.

Taking Online Worship to the Next Level

The pandemic forced most churches to have an online worship presence. This was not an easy task, but leaders stepped up to the challenge. Now the question is, “What will we do when we go back to in-person worship?” We can’t go back to the way things were because the way things were wasn’t working all that well! The Conference Vital Faith Team will host a 2-hour webinar on March 17th, at 6:00 PM lead by Jason Moore that will help churches take their online presence to the next level.

District Training for Local Church Administrative Committees

In the first months of the year, people who have been elected to local church leadership begin their new ministry roles. The Desert Southwest Conference recognizes the importance of these church leaders and the importance of training them on the disciplinary duties of the local church administrative committees.

A Christmas Prayer

A Christmas Prayer

Nancy and Carla and the conference staff wish you a blessed Advent and Merry Christmas. Our Christmas prayer for you and yours is: O God, whose love blesses and unites us no matter where we are, we come before you weary from this pandemic needing this holy season, its...

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