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A Season of Waiting

A Season of Waiting

We are in a season of waiting. Maybe God is teaching us patience as we learn to be thankful for what is rather than lamenting what is not. There is goodness to be experienced, and there is good to do. Our churches are gathering in new and different ways, and servant leaders across our district and the Desert Southwest Conference continue to share the light and love of Jesus Christ with the world.

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Call to Community

Call to Community

“I’m just so tired of the same old-same old,” he said as we talked about the future of the church. When I asked what he meant, the man said that we have known for years that the church needed to move into a greater level of online engagement, but “we wouldn’t do it until the pandemic forced us to change.” Forced us to change…

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Lenten Love

Lenten Love

Lent is a time for introspection and self-examination. If God is love as 1 John proclaims, it seems appropriate that part of our Lenten practice is to examine the expanse and depth of our ability to love. Jesus was Emmanuel (God-with-us), and he showed us the expanse and depth of God’s love. Through him we see that God’s love reaches out intentionally to those who are marginalized in the community.

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Master, is it I?

Perhaps at first they talked of little things that spring evening. The upper room was dim with lamplight as Jesus sat with the twelve and remembered. Then quietly he said, “There is one here whose kiss will bring me betrayal by and by.” They did not look at Judas, but each man murmured, “Master, is it I?”

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Lay Servant Ministries – New Classes for March & April

Consider signing up for an advanced Lay Servant Zoom class in March or April. There are two classes being offered Public Prayer and Opening Ourselves to Grace with two sessions (morning and evening) for each class. Enrollment is limited so register early. Public...

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Annual Conference 2021 Mission Project

By Billie Fidlin, Director of Justice & Outreach This year's Annual Conference Mission Project will be centered around student hunger. Our campus ministries each day are meeting opportunities to help students with not only their spiritual needs, but there are...

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RACE Coalition Book Study & Event

RACE Coalition Book Study & Event

February 28th saw the culmination of the month-long book study on I'm Black, I'm Christian, I'm Methodist, edited and penned by Pastor Rudy Rasmus. After worship, three of the authors - Pastor Rudy Rasmus, Rev. Dr. Vance Ross and Rev. Dr. Pamela Lightsey joined...

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Step into Spring with Camp & Retreat Ministries

Summer Camp Registration Open We are so excited to announce that Summer Camp registration is open!!  We have fun, new camp sessions planned for the summer, and would love to have your children and youth join us at camp!   To register or learn more about Potosi Pines...

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