As I have traveled to the West District churches, people ask about how appointments are made and that’s what I’m going to talk about in this article.
As our denomination focuses on decisions to be made at General Conference in May, our churches have set their attention firmly on the call of God to be in ministry with the least of these. What follows is a powerfully touching story about the value of one life and the congregation that surrounded him.
The East and West District Office has a new mailing address. Please send all mail to PO Box 32830, Phoenix, AZ 85064.
It has been a long time since I’ve taken an American history class. I don’t really remember much from my studies. Working with my coins, I feel like I’m taking a crash course. I have been working a lot with the state series in quarters. The quarters were minted in the order the states came into the union.
Next Tuesday, January 28 is the District Single Board Governance webinar. This is the second in a series for of training webinars for the new year.
Reserve these dates for an opportunity for learning and inspiration from the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection.
There’s a great learning and fellowship opportunity coming to Desert Southwest this April! The event is “Calling u.” The United Methodist Women of the Western Jurisdiction are meeting in Tempe to elect two Directors for United Methodist Women National, and in...
The following report from January 6 is shared on behalf of the WJ Fresh Summit Working Group, the ten-person team elected by attendees of the summit in November 2019.
Do not forget to show hospitality to strangers, for by so doing some people have shown hospitality to angels without knowing it. Hebrews 13:2. Sponsored by Dove of the Desert UMC's Board of Church and Society, this event is free and open to all so feel free to bring a...
A Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation is the newest proposal for the reorganization of The United Methodist Church. It will be offered to delegates to General Conference 2020. Visit ResourceUMC to access links to each of the major proposals as well as a downloadable comparison chart.