Listening is essential for all of us at such a time as this in the world and in the Church when there is so much fracture and division and finger pointing, when we tend to be better at shouting at each other than hearing one another. And it’s important for us to listen especially closely to those who are often devalued or sent away.
Churches in the North District have been busy ‘being the Church’ outside the walls for several months. Feeding the hungry, checking on others, shopping for those who can’t, and cleaning out our spaces to donate
to charities who support our communities.
An important update from Bishop Bob on July 1, 2020
Although we are not currently able to hold summer camps and retreats, your Camp & Retreat Ministries staff has been busy planning activities to make your summer fun! July 1 kicks off our Tied Together fundraising campaign. For each gift of up to $25, we will...
Peace with Justice grants, funded by the annual special offerings from the local church, are available for ministries that work towards change in policies and systemic injustice. If money is holding back the good work of your church, don’t miss this opportunity. Apply...
What would we do if we had the time to do whatever we wanted? It’s funny how quickly we qualify our answers with limitations. “If I had more money, I would…” “If my health was better, I would…” “If I had a college degree, I would…” “If I (fill in the blank), I would…” Knowing the limitations in our lives, and knowing the gifts and blessings in our lives, what would we do with more time?
An announcement of appointments of clergy in the Desert Southwest Conference.
In sadness, we share the news that Rev. F. Gary Prichard died on Saturday, June 13, 2020.
By: Ella Rawls Editor's Note: On June 25, 2020, the Supreme Court ruled asylum seekers could not challenge their removal. What follows is a commentary on the case from Ella Rawls, Esq., Chair: DSC Immigration Task Force and attorney for Arizona Justice for Our...
An important update from Bishop Bob on June 24, 2020