Conference News & Events
We are holding the family of Rev. Jim Rabb in our prayers. Jim died last night (9/17/19) after a short hospice stay. His sons, Jim and Ian, and his daughter, Kimsley, were with Jim the last week of his life and at the time of his passing.
January 18, 2020 at First Presbyterian, Casa Grande
The Southwest Conference United Church of Christ, the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Arizona, Grand Canyon Synod (ELCA) and the De Cristo and Grand Canyon Presbyteries (PCUSA) are cosponsoring “Church Insurance 101” hosted by the UCCIB (UCC Insurance Board).
The closing gavel came down on the 32nd General Synod of the United Church of Christ Tuesday evening, June 25. Over five days, delegates and visitors considered subjects from climate care to opioid addiction, came together for a series of worship events centered by charismatic women preachers, celebrated the ministries of departing leaders and marked the elections of two national executives.
Shine was the 2019 theme, based on Matthew 5:16: In the same way let your light shine before others … That was evident throughout the gathering in Milwaukee. Here are several of those significant moments — how the UCC began shaping a just world for all at General Synod 32.
Thursday, October 10 at 5 p.m., United Church of Sun City
Conference MInister Rev. Bill Lyons will share his reflections and photos on his Spanish immersion experience in Guatemala at United Church’s Fall Harvest Potluck. A couple of Guatemalan dishes will be served!
The event is open to the Southwest Conference. Save the date!
Bill spent the month of August in a Spanish immersion program in Guatemala. He checked in periodically with photos and reflections. Scroll down to view them.
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We’re excited to welcome Genevieve Benham to our staff as Executive Assistant to the Conference Minister!
Rev. Teresa Blythe is creating a national list of all the spiritual directors (clergy and lay) affiliated with the UCC. This list is designed for use in networking and resource sharing