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North District

From Rev. Dan Morley
Morley, Rev. Dan

North District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Click Here To Access Phyllis Murray’s Blog

Events

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Contact Us

Contact the North District office via email at gwatson@dscumc.org or call (702) 369-7055.

District Website

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East District

From Rev. Susan Brims
Brims, Rev. Susan

East District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Click Here to Read Ginny Hildebrand’s Blog

Events

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Contact Us

Contact the East District office via email at cwhitmire@dscumc.org or call (602) 798-8236.

District Website

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West District

From Rev. Nancy Cushman
Cushman, Rev. Nancy

West District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Click here to read the articles from Keith Roberts, Lay Leader, or the Associate Lay Leaders, Sandy Kerr and Jeannie Ward.

Events

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Contact Us

Contact the West District office via email at cwhitmire@dscumc.org or call (602) 798-8236.

District Website

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South District

From Rev. Matt Ashley
Conrad, Rev. Mark

South District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Click Here to Read Maritza Velazquez’s Blog

Events

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Contact Us

Contact the South District office via email at cholly@dscumc.org or call (520) 325-2775.

District Website

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Creating Disciples: stories

Camp & Retreat Ministries: Summer Events

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...

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Youth Groups & The 2020 Mission Project: Water for the Navajo

Recently Rev. Jen Lambert from Red Mountain UMC shared some exciting news about her youth group that I wanted to share with you. How great are the hearts of our young people!  Jen shared:  Summer usually means a new rhythm for our youth: a reprieve from schoolwork,...

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Gratitude

Annual Conference Mission Project: Water for the Navajo Each day in my prayer life I center on gratitude. I know that I am immensely blessed in so many aspects of my life. I have my sons and their families. I can’t hug them right now, but we can be in virtual contact...

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Camp & Retreat Ministries: Coping During Covid

Covid-19 has impacted us in many ways and many of them aren’t good. With the cancellations of school years, birthday parties, events and even camps our children and youth are grieving these losses just as adults are experiencing grief around the changes. If you or...

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A Note from DSC DisAbility Ministry Committee

by Howard Guetherman, Chair of disAbilities and member of Health & Caring Committee How many United Methodist Churches of the Desert Southwest Conference have found a new way to continue worshiping together electronically during this current COVID-19 Virus...

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Engaging Our Vision

 

Peace with Justice Grant Application

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...

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Annual Conference News

Send your questions about Annual Conference to . Below you'll find the answers to some of the frequently asked questions about this year's online Annual Conference session. Is it too late to participate in a practice session? It's not too late...

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Resources for all conference worship service June 14

Leading worship following Annual Conference can be daunting. For that reason, the Annual Conference worship team is providing a Conference-wide resource to be used on Sunday, June 14. Like the Pentecost service resources, local church worship leaders will be able to...

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Don’t Return to Normal! Re-Launch Instead!

COVID 19 has changed the way we do church. Church leaders have had to learn new ways of being together. For many, this has been a gift. New tools for worship, meetings, and how to make giving easier have been discovered, improved upon, and celebrated. There have been...

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Facebook the Connection in Mission & Justice

Billie K. Fidlin Director of Outreach & Justice While COVID-19 has been dominating our sharing from statistics to empty pews, as we all know the news marches on. Unemployment figures on the rise, businesses reopening in a “new normal” fashion. People who have lost...

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Want to subscribe to find out the latest?

Introducing The Bishop’s E-Lumination. Bishop Bob Hoshibata in collaboration with Christina Dillabough, Director of Communications for the Desert Southwest Conference, is publishing a bi-weekly news blast to share some quick notes and helpful information for our...

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