Local Mission Activities

Click on the links below to learn more about where your

LOCAL MISSION DONATIONS are at work for us:

Habitat For Humanity

Homeward Bound

Dysert Community Center

New Life Center

St. Mary's Kids Cafe

 Local Food Banks

Other Local & State Missions


Also be sure to check out the National & Global Missions page of this website.


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Stephen Ministry
Stephen Ministry at Desert Palms

Stephen Ministers listen, pray, explore feelings, maintain confidentiality, share Christ’s love, and attend to the caregiving process. It is a ministry of presence and companionship; and it is quiet, confidential, and compassionate. After receiving intensive training, our Stephen Ministers are assigned a care giver, with whom they meet with once a week for about an hour. Each month Stephen Ministers meet for fellowship, support and continuing education. Since its founding in 1975, Stephen Ministry exists in more than 160 Christian denominations across the U.S. and Canada and in 24 other countries.

Stephen Ministers benefit through the spiritual growth they experience from being involved in meaningful ministry and they will tell you that God brings forth new life and renewed faith in both the care receiver and the Stephen Minister.

If you are going through a difficult time and could use the gift of a loving friend, contact Pastor Linda or and Stephen Leader: Suzanne Burke, Kathe Cochrane, Jan Ettele, Nora Timson or Carole Jean Soine.







Members help others by volunteering for various service opportunities.
DPPC Scholarships
Habitat for Humanity projects
Helping low-income families move toward self-sufficiency
Prayer Shawl Ministry is a program by Presbyterian Women.
Member volunteers tutor students at Nadaburg School.
Desert Palms Mission Committee assists the Hispanic Betania Church in Phoenix
Desert Palms Presbyterian supports numerous state and local mission projects;
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