There are many ways to support DUCC (Disciples of Christ and United Church Church Camp)! Here are five of those ways!Read More
September 13-14, 2019 at Church of the Good Shepherd, Albuquerque
Registration will be available soon. Save the dates.Read More
Annual meeting delegates will be asked to approve amendments to the Southwest Conference bylaws at the 2019 annual meeting to be held in Phoenix, AZ on April 4th,5th, and 6th.
Current Southwest Conference UCC Bylaws do not facilitate the application of SWC Travel Pool assistance for use by local church representatives who are required to participate at the Southwest Conference Mission and Church Vitality Committee Meetings. On November 15th, 2018 the Southwest Conference Executive Board enacted the following Bylaw amendment pending ratification at the next duly scheduled meeting of the Conference.Read More
On Thursday, April 4, the pre-sessions will be Local Church Growth Intensives with fascinating guest speakers from across the country. Get a sneak peek.Read More
One Great Hour of Sharing® is the Lenten Offering of the United Church of Christ that supports disaster, refugee, and development activities. The suggested offering date for the One Great Hour of Sharing offering is March 31, 2019.Read More
Sponsored by Ecumenical Institute for Ministry
Saturday, March 9, 3 to 8:30 p.m.
Covenant Presbyterian, 9315 Candelaria Rd NE, Albuquerque
Register at EIMNM.net under Current Courses
Cost: $20 before March 1; $25 at the doorRead More
What is DUCC Camp? Our new joint camp week between the Disciples of Christ and the UCC: DUCC (quack-quack!)Read More
Sundays 2 pm-4 pm in February and March at the Southwest Conference Office, 917 E Sheridan St, Phoenix
Calling all youth of the Southwest Conference UCC! Targeted for students in Grade 8 & 9, though all YOUTH, aged 13-17 are welcome.)Read More
It's time once again for this important effort that enables the United Church of Christ to maintain accurate and current information on UCC churches and ministerial staff, as well as provide information that will assist Conferences, Associations and the national ministries of the denomination to identify and understand trends in membership, attendance and other factors that will impact programs and policies.
If your church hasn't had its congregational meeting to approve your 2019 budget, the 2019 Pledge Form should still be sent in with estimates. If the final numbers change, please send me your revisions. The SWC can't complete its 2019 budget until we have pledges from all the churches, so it's vital that we at least have estimates from you to work with.Read More
At THIS LINK you will find a pdf with Daily Devotions for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity.
This devotional was put together through a partnership with the Anglican Church of Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, and The Episcopal Church USA.Read More
Saturday, January 26, 12:30 - 2 p.m. at First Church UCC Phoenix
Michael Curry will be our speaker, sharing his experience at the National Widening the Welcome Gathering in New York and showing how we can incorporate this knowledge into our individual churches.Read More
“I am officially calling all delegates, visitors, and friends of the United Church of Christ, to join us in Milwaukee Wisconsin for the 32nd General Synod, June 21-25, 2019!”Read More
Within the family of our clergy accountability and oversight trainings called “Healthy Ministry Modules,” is now added a new version of what was formerly known as “retired clergy boundary training.”Read More
In this issue: The Opioid Epidemic and the Role of Your Church, SELF-CARE: Who are your Caring “Cs”?, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Loneliness and Isolation and more.Read More
#GivingTuesday is November 27th, 2018. We invite you to work with us to support individuals entering the United States in search of asylum, protection or sanctuary.Read More
The United Church of Christ Board formally ratifies realigned leadership structure, approves 2019 budget, and looks toward General Synod elections.Read More
Mark Behle has served Global Ministries, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), and the United Church of Christ faithfully for thirty-three years and is finally concluding his service. The last terms have been with the Lesotho Evangelical Church in Southern Africa where he worked with the church in Maseru as planning officer. Mark’s home church is in Arizona at Church of the Palms UCC, Sun City.
As a part of the [Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)] Arizona Regional Assembly, we will be celebrating Mark’s service in Tucson, Arizona at Saguaro Christian Church with a Global Ministries lunch at noon on Saturday, November 3.Read More
We are heartbroken for our Jewish siblings by the horrific shooting at Tree of Life congregation in Pittsburgh. This is a list of prayer vigils this week honor the eleven victims who lost their lives at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh.Read More
Please take a few moments this month to thank your pastors and the clergy that you know for all of the ways they minister to us individually, to their church, to the Conference, and to our community. Let them know what a blessing they are!Read More