The following is a monthly view of the Conference Calendar listing the meeting and events of Conference ministries.  Please take note that each event might have a particular invited audience or stated purpose. 
To list a Conference event on the Conference Calendar, use the Communications Action Form.


March 2017

Bishop's Confirmation Retreat 2017 (California)

March 3, 2017
07:00 PM
Camp Lazy W Ranch Retreat


Registration is now open for the Bishop's Confirmation Retreat 2017 designed for all confirmands and their leaders to connect with their faith, with other Confirmands and with our mission as followers of Christ and leaders in the world. We'll spend the weekend learning, growing and worshiping together as a community of Christ with Bishop Grant J. Hagiya, Resident Bishop of the California-Pacific Conference.

The retreat will start at 7PM on Friday and conclude a er worship on Sunday at 11AM

The theme will be “Passionate Disciples: Leading Others To Experience God’s Love.” The following activities will be included in each weekend:

1 – worship, communion and campfire
2 – small groups mixing youth from different churches
3 – a time for your church’s group to meet to reflect on the weekend and plan to share God’s love in your community.
4 – rotation on workshops on the theme
5 – camp activities – hiking, swimming, games, crafts, sports, nature walks, etc.
6 – great food and fellowship!

The cost is only $75 per student and $35 per adult for two wonderful nights at Camp Lazy W Ranch!

How-To Workshop San Bernardino 2017 (East District)

March 4, 2017
08:45 AM - 02:00 PM
Emmanuel United Methodist Church Workshop

Register today for Tools for Today ’s Churches: Memory, Mirror, Map & Magnifying Glass.
D.S. Rev. Jan Wiley will be the featured speaker.

This event is for local church leadership team including: Trustees, Staff-Parish, Finance, Lay Leaders. Classes include topics such as: grant writing, single board governance, communication, strategies mission, vision and purpose.


  • $15 Pre-Registration by February 27,2017

  • $20 Late-Registration and Day of Event

Registration includes snacks, lunch and materials. Register early as there are only 100 spaces available.

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Immigrant Welcoming Congregations Gathering and Training 2017

March 4, 2017
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Claremont United Methodist Church

For all churches engaged or interested in ministries with the immigrant community!

Please send a delegation of 3 to 5 persons from your church to join in a day of learning, strategizing, mutual sharing, and spiritual support as we seek to live out the Biblical call to welcome the sojourner and to be the church with and for our immigrant and refugee sisters and brothers.

Workshops include:

  • Church-based welcome centers

  • Cal-Pac Neighborhood Immigration Clinics

  • Legal issues

  • Developing a rapid response network

  • Ways of providing sanctuary

  • The Matthew 25 Movement

  • Legislative Action

  • Building multi-ethnic church partnerships

  • Biblical and theological foundations

Lunch is provided!

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How-To-Workshop (Hawaii District) 2017

March 11, 2017
09:00 AM - 02:30 AM
Aiea Korean United Methodist Church Workshop

Register for How-to-Workshop with keynote speaker Bishop Grant Hagiya.

Training topics include: SPRC, Stewardship, Disaster Prevention, Lays Servant Gathering and Youth Ministry.

Registration deadline March 2, 2017.

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Citizenship and Immigration Assistance 2017, Huntington Park (NIC)

March 11, 2017
10:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Huntington Park United Methodist Church Workshop

Cal-Pac Neighborhood Immigration Clinic (NIC) is a committee within the California-Pacific Immigration Task Force of the United Methodist Church, an organization dedicated to provide access to reliable and free immigration services such as the following:

  • Seminar on the rights of undocumented immigrants, detention, arrest issues.

  • Immigration consultations with qualified immigration attorneys

  • Referrals to free or low-cost immigration legal services providers.

  • Free legal assistance on Form N-400 (applications for naturalization)

Information on free resources to refugee unaccompanied children and their families fleeing violence in Central America.

These services are provided through our monthly clinics in various underserved areas of the Los Angeles County. Cal-Pac NIC works in conjunctions with different United Methodist Churches who provide the space for our upcoming events.

Registration is required.

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