Lay Servant Training 08/2022 – Dove of the Desert UMC, Glendale, AZ

Courses Offered For the Common Good – Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts – This course offers a scriptural understanding of spiritual gifts as always given "for the common good." By helping participants identify and link their gifts, abilities, and sense of calling, laity will learn the powerful connection between spiritual gifts and vocational discernment in the […]

2022 Women’s Leadership Conference

Rio Vista Community Center - Lakeview Room AZ

Leading with Integrity, Purpose & Passion. Don't miss the 2022 Womens Leadership Conference.


Lay Servant Training 09/2022 – St. John’s UMC, Tucson, AZ

St. John's UMC AZ

Courses Offered Leading Missional Small Groups - This course teaches the Wesleyan way to form missional communities and congregations. It is based on the conviction that just as holiness of heart leads to holiness of life, it is communities of holy love that participate in God's mission in the world. The course is scheduled for Saturdays, […]

Lay Servant Training 9/10/2022 – Zoom Leading Worship


Courses Offered Leading Worship - This course focuses on the ministry of the lay servant who either regularly or occasionally leads a group or congregation in worship. Participant textbook: Worshiping with United Methodists (REVISED) by Hoyt Hickman The course is scheduled for Saturdays, September 10 & 17, from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (Arizona time). You will […]

Lay Servant Training 9/10/2022 – Zoom Afire with God


Courses Offered Afire with God - This course helps participants develop a holistic understanding of stewardship. Participant textbook: Afire with God by Betsy Schwarzentraub The course is scheduled for Saturdays, September 10 & 17, from 9:00 AM-3:00 PM (Arizona time). You will receive a Zoom link closer to the class. Participants are responsible for purchasing and […]

Leadership Talks – Compassionate Leadership

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 […]

Hispanic Heritage Month Begins


Find resources and ideas to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month in the resources links at the bottom of the HIspanic Latino Ministry committee page at https://dscumc.org/committee/hispanic-latino-ministry and the links available below. […]