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New & Vital Faith

A Statement from the Bishop and Appointive Cabinet

As United Methodists we, the bishop and the members of the Desert Southwest Conference Appointive Cabinet, have been in prayer for our pastors and our United Methodist churches and would like to share a statement of faith and grace.

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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

Click here to find all the North District events.

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 Trinity Donovan’s Blog

Events

Click here to find all the East District events.

District Website

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West District

From Rev. Javier Olivares
Rev. Javier Olivares

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.

Events

Click here to find all the West District Events.

District Website

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South District

From Rev. Matt Ashley
Rev. Matt Ashley

South District Superintendent

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From the Lay Leader

Click Here to Read Deborah William’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

April 2022 Apportionments Report

April apportionments improved compared to 2021. Like last year, the Conference fully paid one month (8.3%) of 2022 apportionments for all of our churches. Our churches paid another 21.0%, resulting in an overall apportionments receipt level of 29.3% for the first 4 months of the year.

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Here Comes the Summer (Doo do doo doo!)

By Patricia Pegram, Camp & Retreat Ministries   Summer is quickly approaching and camps still need your help to fulfill our mission of sending every child to camp who wants to attend; All Play Fundraising is ongoing, so you are still able to donate to our...

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The Long Journey

By Billie Fidlin, Director of Justice & Outreach In 2017 National Justice for Our Neighbors produced a video, sharing words from DACA students about what it means to be able to go to school in the United States. What it means for their futures, and in turn, I...

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Engaging Our Vision

 

Communications Survey Results

Over 600 people participated in the 2021-2022 Communication survey designed by the Desert Southwest Conference Commission on Communications. Research objectives for this survey were: Determine growth opportunities for engagement and informing constituents. Understand...

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Mission u 2022 registration announcement

Mission u 2022 is an in-person and online event for all persons, not just United Women in Faith. Registration is now open for both the in-person event and the Virtual Mission u. Both studies are the same subject: “Who Can We Be Together: A Biblical Exploration of Luke...

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Climate Actions from Creation Justice Ministries

By Billie K. Fidlin, Director of Outreach & Justice Spring has arrived and with it comes beautiful weather - perfect for renewing our spirits to care for the earth. And… with April - Earth Month is here! “Creation Justice Ministries (formerly the National Council...

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