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Lay Servant Training 04/2022 – Dove of the Desert UMC, Glendale, AZ

Dove of the Desert UMC 7201 W Beardsley Rd, Glendale, AZ

Courses Offered Called to Preach – This class is designed for those who have not completed formal preaching training, for pastors seeking a basic refresher course, and for others who are called upon to preach in a pastor’s absence. Called to Preach is the required preaching course in the lay speaker track of study. Participant […]

Leadership Talks – Spiritual Kaizen: How to Become a Better Church Leader

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Sponsored by Clergy and Lay Leadership Development Do you enjoy having opportunities to grow as a leader and to learn from other leaders? Do you find it enriching to share leadership ideas, concepts, and inspiration with others? Opportunities are available to anyone in the Desert Southwest Conference interested in learning through a focused discussion of […]

Questioning the Death Penalty

ZOOM ONLY AZ

The United Methodist Church’s General Board on Church and Society has made the statement that “We believe the death penalty denies the power of Christ to redeem, restore, and transform all human beings.” They go on to say, “When governments implement the death penalty (capital punishment), then the life of the convicted person is devalued […]

Lay Servant Training 05/2022 – St. Mark’s UMC, Tucson, AZ

St. Mark's UMC 1431 W Magee Rd, Tucson, AZ

Course Offered Leading Public Prayer - Praying in public can be daunting, but prayer is something one learns. This course on praying in public will help the participant grow in confidence and skill in public prayer and enrich their personal prayer life. This is a required course towards certification as a Certified Lay Speaker. Participant […]

Strength for the Journey

Mingus Mountain Camp 8500 West Forest Service Rd 104, Prescott Valley, AZ

Strength for the Journey is an annual retreat for adults, 18 years and older with HIV+/AIDS, without regard to religion, race, sex, or sexual orientation.  The retreat will take place May 12-15, 2022 at Mingus Mountain Camp & Retreat Ministries.  Click here for more information or to register.  Questions?  Contact Linda Girard.

Questioning the Death Penalty

ZOOM ONLY AZ

The United Methodist Church’s General Board on Church and Society has made the statement that “We believe the death penalty denies the power of Christ to redeem, restore, and transform all human beings.” They go on to say, “When governments implement the death penalty (capital punishment), then the life of the convicted person is devalued […]