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Justice & Outreach

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2022 Mission Project

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Children & Poverty

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Church & Society

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Clergy Wellness

Earth Care

Designed to help educate the DSC and share actions that churches and members can take, both in their own lives and legislatively regarding climate change.

Economic Inequality

 

Gun Violence Awareness

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HIV Caring Ministries

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Human Trafficking

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Persecuted Christians

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Prison/Criminal Justice Reform

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Religion & Race

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Veterans Ministries

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Reconciling Ministries

Conference Wide

Immigration Response

As United Methodists, we recognize the inherent value of every person, regardless of race, religion, national origin or immigration status. We look into the faces of those fleeing violence and oppression in their home countries, and we remember that Jesus was himself a refugee. We see his face in them. (2016 Book of Resolutions, #3281 “Welcoming the Migrant to the United States”)

Making Room at The Inn

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Welcoming the stranger and making room at The Inn isn’t just an in-person ministry. You can help where you are at.

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Latest News & Updates

Prison Reform Task Force Notes

August 24, 2022 at 1 pm In attendance: Paul Bullis, Jim Ek, Patty Ek, Billie Fidlin, Bethany Lambrecht, Rae Lathrop Next meeting: Wed., Sept 28 at 1 pm. Zoom info will be sent prior. Paul opened the meeting in prayer. Rae Lathrop (Las Vegas) joined our team. She...

Bishops agree ways to tackle gun violence; church disaffiliations

Bishops agree ways to tackle gun violence; church disaffiliations

The Council of Bishops (COB) of The United Methodist Church ended its summer 2022 meeting last Friday (Aug.26) with a call to act against gun violence and to create a uniform approach to the way in which bishops would deal with the process of disaffiliation in their areas.

“Questioning the Death Penalty” Reboot

The DSC Prison Reform/Death Penalty Task Force hosted the “Questioning the Death Penalty” video series earlier this year, but we need to keep the discussion going!  The death penalty continues to be an urgent issue as Arizona rushes toward its third execution this...

Mission Project Update

As always, our churches continued to show their generosity in giving to the Annual Conference Mission Projects – The Long Journey and Tongan Relief.

Capitol Vigil & Call to Action

Capitol Vigil & Call to Action

  On May 25th, just one day after the shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, TX, our Conference in partnership with March for Our Lives organizer Jacob Martinez, held a...

Mission Project 2022 – The Long Journey & Tonga Relief

Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Justice & Outreach Hello churches! Just a quick reminder to send your mission project totals to Billie Fidlin at bfidlin@dscumc.org and offering to Randy Bowman at rbowman@dscumc.org. We need your final totals by June 3rd so that we...

Statement From the Gun Violence Awareness Task Force

By Geraldine Hills, Chair of the Desert Southwest Conference Board of Church. & Society, Gun Violence Awareness Task Force Once again, the country is horrified and traumatized by the mass murder of school children. This time it was Uvalde, Texas. This slaughter is...

Climate Actions from Creation Justice Ministries

By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice Spring has arrived and with it comes beautiful weather - perfect for renewing our spirits to care for the earth. And… with April - Earth Month is here! “Creation Justice Ministries (formerly the National Council...

Tonga Mission Offering Announced

By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice On January 15th Tonga yet again survived a historic volcanic eruption, however with much devastation. The outlying islands of Nomuka, Tungua, and Fonoifua experienced much loss and destruction following the...

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