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

Thanksgiving 2015

Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2015 (LACRL)

Some friendly United Methodist faces made their way on Sunday, November 29, 2015 to the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders’ Interfaith Thanksgiving Celebration 2015, a moving night of worship, contemplation, and prayer.

messageBishop Carcaño’s Message for 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.”


Cal-Pac and Hunger

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

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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

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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Celebrate Epiphany at Aldersgate Retreat Center

January 3, 2016
05:00 PM
Aldersgate Retreat Center

102215 Aldersgate Flier Save DateHappening at this great event is:

  • Dinner

  • Singing ("Twelve Days of Christmas")

  • Silent Auction

  • Musical Entertainment (Featuring Bob Marley)

Ticket Price = $50

Overnight Stay = $125 (includes overnight accomodations, continental breakfast buffet - does not include event ticket)

All proceeds benefits improvements at Aldersgate Retreat Center.

Reserve your space early with Jeni (310) 454-6699 or


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The No Están Solos Retreat is part of the “You Are Not Alone” Program, an UMCOR-sponsored initative.


These third graders were moved to help save 300,000+ lives through the Imagine No Malaria initiative.

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