as passionate followers of Jesus Christ
so all may experience God’s life-giving love

Thanksgiving 2015

“While I give God thanks for each and every one of you, this year’s Thanksgiving Day Gospel reading has led me to think of this special day as a bit of a test.

Are we able to trust God enough to let our worries go for a day and trust that God will care for us, all of us?”



Cal-Pac and Hunger

Celebrating the Saints is a short film on how we are addressing the hunger needs of our local communities.

More on Cal-Pac and Hunger

United Methodist Student Day 2015

November 29, 2015 is United Methodist Student Day.

Right now there are UMC young people who can go into the world God loves if we support them through our giving to United Methodist Student Day.


Double Your Giving on #givingtuesday

Have you heard?

Not only have United Methodists reached 90% of our goal of $75 million to combat suffering and death from malaria, the United Methodist General Board of Global Ministries will match any donation on #givingtuesday December 1, 2015!*


Upcoming Events

Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving 2015 (LACRL)

November 29, 2015
04:00 PM
Episcopal Cathedral Center Event

Save the date for the Interfaith Service of Thanksgiving of the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders on Sunday, November 29, 2015 at 4:00PM at the Episcopal Cathedral Center (840 Echo Park Avenue, Los Angeles, CA).

The theme will be “Gratitude” as expressed in our several faith traditions, and a reception will follow.

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2015 World Aids' Day

December 1, 2015
All Day
Special Days

World AIDS Day, observed each year on December 1, provides an opportunity for people around the world to unite in the fight against HIV and AIDS and to show their compassion and support to those living with the disease.


Early Response Team (ERT) Renewal Training

December 5, 2015
08:30 AM - 01:00 PM
Ontario First United Methodist Church Workshop

eventFor previously badged ERT workers only.

This is not a beginning course, but a refresher for those already certified.

Registration Fee is $20 (snacks and materials included). Online registration is below.

Questions? Contact Judy Lewis, Cal-Pac UMVIM/ Disaster Response Coordinator, or 909-731-8248

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