What's Happening?

Shelley Wiest Harp Recital

Shelley Wiest has arranged for the Young Artist Recital to be held here at DFUMC on Sunday, March 6 at 3pm! The finest harp students in the greater Phoenix area have competed to gain a spot in this terrific recital! Students …Read More

Easter Parade

Easter Parade Easter Parade - Saturday, March 26! Desert Foothills will be marching in the Easter Parade in Ahwatukee! We will also have a booth with activities for young kids. The theme of this year's parade is Kids …Read More

Prayer Flags are HERE!

Prayer Flags are HERE! A Tibetan tradition is being adapted for the season of Lent. Prayer flags provide you with a special way to use words or pictures to express prayers for yourself, your family, friends, community and the …Read More


The XYZ's will be at the chili and cornbread cookoff this month! We are a group of Gen X and Gen Y folks (and kidZ) from Desert Foothills UMC who get together for lunch one Sunday a month. We are family …Read More

Wesley Layette Donations

Layette Donation Drive! It’s that time of year again! We’re looking for layette donations to send to Wesley Center for the expectant mothers that visit the clinic!   We currently have …Read More

Chili/Corn Bread Cook-Off

Do you think you have the best chili or corn bread recipe? Do you just like chili and corn bread? Our Social Committee invites (or challenges you!) to attend the Chili/Corn Bread Cook-Off Sunday, Feb. 28 from 12-2pm. Sign ups …Read More

Saturday Morning Women's Group

All women are invited to Saturday Morning Christian Study on March 5! The Saturday morning study group meets on the first Saturday of the month at 8:30am at the home of Marianne Hutchinson, 11207 S. Talavi Lane, …Read More

Adult Volleyball

Adult Spring Recreational Volleyball Leagues start Monday Feb 1.  League play will be on Monday nights from Feb 1- Mar 21 with a tournament on March 28. If interested, please contact …Read More

Youth Push Retreat at Mingus Mountain

PUSH – February Youth Retreat! DFUMC Youth are invited to participate in PUSH, a multi-UMC church youth retreat at Mingus Mountain Feb 13-15. Cost is $125. Sign ups on the [DFY] Google Doc. Contact Jill for more information!

Good Reads Book Club

Good Reads Book Club - If you can’t come during the day and would be interested in attending in the evening, please sign up in the narthex or email Maureen. Good Reads is a fun way to talk with fellow readers …Read More

Join the Choir!

Attention all humans: Do you sing in the car? Do you sing in the shower? Do you sing lullabies to your kids? Do you hum while you're cooking/cleaning? Do you like music? Can you speak? If you answered YES to any of the …Read More

Run for God

Run for God and #run2016! DFUMC Run for God 3.0 meets on Saturday mornings at 7am here at church! Come for some spiritual support and motivation AND find out about the opportunity to sign up to run …Read More

Family Promise, Feb. 2016

 DFUMC is hosting Family Promise the week of February 7-14! We have been participating in Family Promise for a few years now, and it takes a lot of love and support from the individuals in our church family to make …Read More

What's on the Calendar this Week?

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Run for God

7:00 am – 9:00 am

Meets in the adult classrooms. Read More

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Adult Sunday School

9:00 am

9am Adult Sunday School class is studying 1 Corinthians and being led by Eric Peterson. This is an open, accepting class ready to welcome all into study and fellowship each Sunday or whenever you are able to join in. We meet in the adult ... Read More

Adult Volleyball Practice

6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

At Desert Foothills Park (Chandler & Desert Foothills Pkwy).  Read More

Monday, February 15, 2016

Stephen Ministry CE/Supervision

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Adult Volleyball Games at First Mesa UMC

8:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Playing Song of Life on court #2. Read More

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Finance Committee Meeting

6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Ad Council Meeting

7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Wednesday Night Bible Study at DFUMC

6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Wednesday Night Bible Study! A continuation of our in depth study of the Disciple II Study, Into the Word-Into the World. We have covered Genesis and Exodus and the book of Luke, and will now finish with chapters 25 through 32, which ... Read More

Desert Footprints Newsletter - January to April 2016