Upcoming Events

Biblical Kaleidoscope 21
“Preaching and Leading for Stronger Discipleship in the Local Congregation”
with Rev. Dr. Mike Johnson,
founder of Ascending Leaders.
A ministry with the mission of helping churches, disciples and leaders flourish.
October 3-5, 2016
Tucson, AZ


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Nurturing Generous Hearts II – Celebrating the Spirit of Stewardship

A learning opportunity for Pastors, Staff, Stewardship Committees and Lay Leaders of the Synod of the Southwest and its Presbyteries. We bring you another opportunity to attend a national-level Stewardship training event, similar to the Synod’s previous Stewardship conference held in 2013. This exciting event will be held Thursday, August 25-Saturday, August 27, 2016 at the Hilton Phoenix Airport Hotel in Phoenix, AZ. Registration begins at 4:30 PM on Thursday. Closing Worship ends at 12 Noon on Saturday.

Keynote speakers are Grace Duddy Pomroy, Financial Education Specialist at Portico Benefit Services and co-author of “Embracing Stewardship” with The Rev. Charles R. Lane, Pastor for Stewardship and Generosity at Lord of Life Lutheran Church in Maple Grove, MN.

Our worship leader will be the Rev. Shannon Webster, Senior Pastor of First Presbyterian Church in Birmingham, Alabama and former Executive Presbyter of Sierra Blanca Presbytery. To view the Nurturing Generous Hearts II Brochure, click here.

The cost will be $75 (double occupancy) or $50 (commuter rate includes 7 meals). What a deal!  Click here to register now!


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