Calendar Events

Community and Groups

Ways We Connect to Each Other and Our Community

AA holds meetings at Desert Foothills UMC on Sundays, Mondays and Wednesdays at 8pm.

THE VILLAGE PRESCHOOL located at Desert Foohthills UMC is now registering for the 2016-17 school year. Programs being offered are: Toddler's Program, Preschool Program for 3-4s and Early Kindergarten. Contact Denise Savoy or go to for more information or stop by the church anytime.

PIANO LESSONS BY DR. ANDREW O'BRIEN Monday-Friday afternoons at Desert Foothills UMC. Go to for more information.

SAXOPHONE LESSONS BY DR. KEVIN GORMAN on select afternoons and evenings at Desert Foothills UMC. Please visit for Dr. Gorman’s credentials and contact information.

DRUMS AND PERCUSSION LESSONS BY CHRISTOPHER REIDY on Saturdays and on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday afternoons at Desert Foothills UMC. Christopher is  the current director of percussion at Mesa Community College and offers lessons on all percussion instruments: drumset, hand percussion, rudimental (snare drum), and  keyboard (xylophone/marimba). Please visit .

COLOR YOUR WORLD WITH MUSIC is currently accepting new students at DFUMC. We offer partner and private lessons. Instruments include keyboard, guitar, percussion (hand held and snare), vocal and some band instruments. Call or text 480-460-0802 or email

VOICE LESSONS BY LEIA WASBOTTEN.  Leia has a Bachelor of Arts, Music-Voice Concentration from Penn State University, serves as the Choir Director at Desert Foothills UMC and is a Soprano in the Phoenix Chorale. Private half-hour and hour lessons on Saturdays at Desert Foothills UMC. Specializes in classical, musical theatre, and pop. Contact Leia at (814)933-9485 or

SCOUTING MINISTRIES Boy Scouts of America and Girl Scouts by hosting troop meetings and activities on the church campus.  These programs provide an environment where youth can pledge their commitment to God and build character and skills for success in their future. In partnership with committed adult volunteers, youth develop qualities and skills that will serve them all their lives, like leadership, strong values, social conscience, and conviction about their own potential as they become a commited member of society - helping make the world a better place.