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Western Jurisdiction United Methodist bishops intend to set aside complaints against clergy accused of being gay or performing LGBTQ+ weddings; urge others to join them.

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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

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

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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

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

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West District

From Rev. Nancy Cushman
Cushman, Rev. Nancy

West District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Sandrea Kerr is the Associate Lay Leader for the West District. Click here to read her blog.

Events

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South District

From Rev. Mark Conrad
Conrad, Rev. Mark

South District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Click Here to Read Maritza Velazquez’s Blog

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Moving forward with grace not persecution

As new 2020 restrictions loom, Western Jurisdiction Bishops Pledge Safe Harbor for LGBTQ+ United Methodist clergy and intend to set aside complaints against clergy accused of being gay or performing LGBTQ+ weddings. Sign on to join them in support. #UMC4All

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October Apportionments Again Decline

The current financial decline, as far as we have been able to determine, is based on the financial challenges faced by many of our churches due to the long, gradual decline that the UMC has been experiencing for many years. It has not yet been significantly affected by the turmoil in the denomination based on the human sexuality issue. The impact of that issue on our denomination could certainly accelerate future financial challenges…

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JFON: 20 years of service to immigrants

Justice for Our Neighbors, which provides legal aid to low-income immigrants and educates communities about the U.S. immigration system, is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Warren Gill sat down with Rob Rutland-Brown, national executive director of JFON, for a question-and-answer session.

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Safe Gatherings

Life-changing children and youth ministry begins by equipping those who serve for success by ensuring the safety and wellbeing of all participants. Find the updated Safe Sanctuary policy and take advantage of Safe Gatherings in your ministry settings today!

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UMC News

Church exit plan already in effect, court says

Legislation setting special provisions for United Methodist churches deciding to leave the denomination took effect immediately at the end of the special General Conference last February, the church’s top court has ruled.

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