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Zoom Grief Group Start-Up Options

In conjunction with the Desert Southwest Conference Health & Caring Committee, Rev. Louie Lyon extends an invitation to expand your church’s ministry to the online community. By Rev. Louie Lyon This is a written invitation to any church in the Desert Southwest...

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Loving Our Neighbors – Racial Justice

Loving Our Neighbors – Racial Justice

ike many Americans, I have been shocked and deeply disturbed by the videos showing the mistreatment and ultimately the killing of George Floyd and other Black Americans. While I knew that racism still exists in our society, the depth and breadth of it was a surprise. Like a fish in water, I assumed that everyone is treated the way I am. The cell phone videos and stories from one black person after another show that assumption is just not true. It became clear to me that part of Jesus’ call to love my neighbor included doing some hard self-reflection, learning, and action related to racial equality and justice.

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Choose Life, Peace, and Love

Choose Life, Peace, and Love

September continues to bring the anticipation of familiar change. New school year, changes in weather patterns, and all that an approaching final quarter of the year brings.
In the church, our attention begins to shift to new schedules, new ministries, the church conference season, and we make plans for our All Saints, Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas celebrations.

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New Local Pastors

Congratulations to the newest Local Pastors in the West District. Joel Arvizu and Ian Oliver completed licensing school over the summer and became Licensed Local Pastors of the Desert Southwest Conference on September 1, 2020. Joel has been appointed to Nuevo Pacto...

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