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North District

From Rev. Dan Morley
Morley, Rev. Dan

North District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

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East District

From Rev. Susan Brims
Brims, Rev. Susan

East District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

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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 Jeannie Ward, Lay Leader, or the Associate Lay Leaders, Sandy Kerr, Joyce Trevolt, and John Huie.

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

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South District

From Rev. Matt Ashley
Conrad, Rev. Mark

South District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

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Events

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Contact Us

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

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Creating Disciples: stories

Economic Inequality & Education Event

By Sandy Clingenpeel, Desert Southwest Conference Task Force on Economic Inequality, CBCS The Conference Task Force on Economic Inequality is hosting a Zoom presentation on Economic Inequality and Education on March 4, 2021, at 7:00-8:30 PM (MST). We will discuss...

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DSC Campus Ministry Sunday Resources for Worship

By Rev. Dr. Brooke Isingoma, Chair of the DSC Board of Higher Education and Pastor at St. Matthew United Methodist Church February 21, 2021, is DSC Campus Ministries Sunday! Please use the DSC Campus Ministries Sunday video, highlighting the work of our four campus...

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The Heart of the Desert Southwest Conference

At last year's Annual Conference our Bishop with the support of the Sessions Committee identified the Navajo Nation and Water Relief as our Conference Mission Project. As we know from news reports then, and now, the need was and is great on the Navajo Nation. With the...

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2020 Apportionments End Year Solidly Despite COVID Pandemic

I offer the following words from Scott Whitmire, President of the Desert Southwest Conference Council on Finance & Administration (CF&A): When the COVID pandemic arrived in earnest last March, none of us had any idea of how it would affect the finances of our...

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Church Communications Group

Start the new year strong! If you're a church communicator plan on joining Tuesday Talks on Tuesdays at 10:00 AM (Arizona Time) with me and other church communicators around the Desert Southwest Conference. We meet most Tuesdays for an hour. Each week we talk about...

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Fraud Prevention Reminder

Last year the Desert Southwest Conference set up an anonymous hotline for reporting criminal activities such as financial fraud or sexual abuse in our churches. Each church received custom magnets with the hotline information. Now is a great time to remind your church...

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Engaging Our Vision

 

Where Love Lives February Resources

“Committed to its Wesleyan Roots” We are in a time when the nation is divided, and so is the Church. United Methodists are rooted in the teachings of Jesus.  We are also influenced by some of the beliefs of the founder of Methodism, John Wesley. Wesley believed in...

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Halt Arizona’s Death March to Executions

By Paul Bullis, Chair of Desert Southwest Conference Prison Reform Ministry WE NEED TO HALT ARIZONA’S DEATH MARCH TO EXECUTING PRISONERS The State of Arizona is poised to resume executing its death row prisoners.  We must act now to halt Arizona’s death march to...

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Announcing New Conference Clergy Wellness Task Force

We are pleased to announce the creation of the Conference Clergy Wellness Task Force at the direction of the Connectional Ministries Team. Structurally this task force will fall within the Health & Caring Ministries Team. Members include Melissa Rynders, Tom...

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Soulology

Soulology is a place where one can mentally and spiritually check-in and examine oneself through the lens of inclusive queer theology. Without any traditional boundaries, barriers, and limitations. Find out more.

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Annual Conference 2021 News

Annual Conference information will be distributed through the Conference News newsletter. Please instruct your church lay members to Annual Conference to subscribe to the Conference newsletter by visiting https://dscumc.org/subscribe and filling out the newsletter...

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Where Love Lives January Resources

January's messages for the Western Jurisdiction's #WhereLoveLivesUMC campaign address a topic that has separated many people from one another, the subject of marriage equality. Use the resources provided to Invite your community to find the non-anxious presence of God...

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UMC News

An Invitation to CST’s 43rd Annual MLK Event

Please share this invitation with your congregation to join Claremont School of Theology on Tuesday, January 26, 2021, via Zoom for the 43rd Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration and Lecture! The event begins with worship at 4:00 PM PST or 5:00 PM MST, the...

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Scriptual Reflections for Mental Wellness

Compiled by Ryan Dunn and originally published at https://www.umc.org/en/content/scriptural-reflections-for-mental-wellness How many of the following symptoms have you ever personally encountered? Depression… anxiety… inability to concentrate… mood changes… trouble...

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