About our Synod

The multicultural Synod of the Southwest is comprised of four presbyteries spanning the states of Arizona and New Mexico with over 21,000 members in 140 churches and 14 chapels. Cook Native American Ministries Foundation (Tempe, AZ), Menaul School (Albuquerque, NM), and Ghost Ranch Conference Center (Abiquiu, NM) are all within the bounds of the Synod. One of the primary missions of the Synod of the Southwest is to serve as a connectional resource to its presbyteries particularly in leadership development.

News Highlights

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  • Debra Hepler announced her retirement as the Executive Director of the Ghost Ranch Education and Retreat Center of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), effective February 1, 2019.  Read here...

  • The Rev. Elizabeth Smith, member of de Cristo Presbytery, was asked to reflect on what it means to visit immigrants in detention. Read her reflection here....

  •   Those who wish may mail a check to the Synod office. 1830 E. Broadway #124-185 Tucson, AZ 85719 This is not a charitable donation....

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