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Prayer Request on June 19

Prayers are requested for Rev. George Cushman, a retired elder of the Desert Southwest Conference. Rev. Cushman is having thumb surgery today, June 19, 2018. Please keep Rev. Cushman and his wife, Rev. Nancy Cushman, in your prayers during this difficult time.

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Reach New Disciples Series – Increasing Active Engagement

Strong and growing congregations typically have a very high percentage of people who are actively involved in learning, serving, and leading. Yet most churches have a large contingent of less-active members. Research suggests these people long for spiritual growth, but many church activities fail to connect with their needs, interests, and life patterns. Through engaging videos,

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Thoughts from Annual Conference

The 34th session of our Annual Conference has ended and now is the time for us to look forward – to find ways to live into all that we discussed and planned and committed to do. As Annual Conference began Bishop Bob told us that three streams would flow together to lead us into a mighty rushing river.

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Mark’s Musings – Family

In just a couple of weeks my wife and I will be flying to Michigan to see family and friends. It has been over three years since the last time we were in Michigan. Even though I don’t make it back up north very often, these relationships are very important to me. I love being part of my family! The distance, and time, does not take away my feelings for these people. My family is a big part of my identity.

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