Desert Southwest Annual Conference

General Church
While some plan to withhold church giving, the Desert Southwest Conference asks its churches to continue funding ministry at the conference and global level. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, UMNS.

Conference urges apportionment support

While some plan to withhold church giving, the Desert Southwest Conference asks its churches to continue funding ministry at the conference and global level.
Annual Conferences
United Methodists in the Desert Southwest Annual Conference approve a resolution calling for end to separating immigrant families. At least 18 of the 54 U.S. conferences approved resolutions in support of welcoming immigrants. Photo by Barry Doyle.

Conferences unite on welcoming immigrants

Annual conference voters have various takes on how the church should address homosexuality. But on immigration, they have a common message.

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