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Timing Makes a Difference

This last Sunday was one of those days where I got to do a lot of driving. My Charge Conference was at a church close to the New Mexico border. A 9:00 AM meeting sounded good when I approved the schedule, but I didn’t really think about what it meant for a departure time. One of the uses that I like for my GPS is figuring out how long it takes to get somewhere. In the old days my estimates were not always very accurate. My GPS has turned out to be a pretty handy tool!

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Prayer Request on October 15

Prayers are requested for Rev. Michael Kelley, Associate Minister of Music, at Dayspring UMC, Tempe, AZ in the East District. Rev. Kelley has a procedure to remove a melanoma on Wednesday, October 17, 2018. Please keep Rev. Kelley in your prayers during this difficult...

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Call for ERT Colleagues

North Carolina is overwhelmed by the extensive need from recent (and pending) flooding and has requested teams come quickly. The Pacific-Northwest (PNW) and Oregon/Idaho (Or/Id) Conferences have joined together to send three ERT groups to North Carolina in response to Hurricane Florence. We welcome all Desert Southwest (DSW) ERTs to join these teams.

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Remaining dates, times, and locations for the Bishop’s Holy Huddles

The first clergy only Holy Huddle designated for North District clergy will be held at Sedona UMC on October 18th, followed by both lay and clergy North District Holy Huddle held at Flagstaff Federated Community Church on October 27th. While clergy and laity are encouraged to attend Holy Huddles in your district, you are welcome to attend any of the gatherings. For more details and additional Holy Huddle dates, times and locations, continue to read by clicking on Read in browser.

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Upcoming Investment and Tax Seminar

It is not too late to register for the Investment Diversification & The New Tax Act Seminar hosted by Desert Southwest United Methodist Foundation's Stewardship Committee. The seminar is Thursday, November 8, 2018, 1:00 p.m.  to 3:30 p.m, at First United Methodist...

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