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We Are The Church Together

We looked at one another and pointed and made motions as we sang.  I always feel a little silly doing the song.  But, I remember it well.

[By Rev. Dr. Stephen Hundley, Cal-Pac Executive Director of Connectional Ministries]

The longer … Read More

2013 mission u (UMW)

[By Leanne Nakanishi, President of UMW]

Over 350 participants were present for the California-Pacific Conference United Methodist Women’s “Mission u” (formerly known as the School of Christian Mission) this past week at Biola University.

This 3-day spiritual and educational weekend … Read More

2013 Urban Kids Camp: Jesus Family Reunion

Urban Kids Camp is being held at Camp Wrightwood this week serving over 100 children ages 6 to 14 from eight different churches across the California-Pacific Annual Conference.

This year’s theme is Jesus Family Reunion, and the camp staff is … Read More

Receiving Missional Wisdom

[By Rev. Nicole Reilley, Interim Director of New Ministries]

What did the Academy help me do?  Over the past two years I have learned how to lead a house church as well as how to help seven others start them … Read More

Nelson Mandela

[By Rev. Kelvin Sauls, Holman UMC]

As we continue to lift up Nelson Mandela, his family, and South Africa in prayer during this time of challenge, I cannot help but reflect on his impact on my life, and undoubtedly the lives … Read More

A Big Thank You!

[By Rev. Mary Scifres]

Thank you to the many, many people who created and designed worship for our 2013 Session: Music Director Gregory Norton, Visual Artist Susan Oeffler. Planning Team & Crew Members James Dollins, Karin Ellis, Erin Foellmi, Nestor … Read More

All Saints’ Day 2012

Blessed All Saints Day! On the journey of storms, displacement and delays, I was able to celebrate this blessed day at the Simpson Memorial Chapel of our United Methodist Church Building in Washington, D.C. In worship with our colleagues in … Read More

Why Break the Bread?

[By Rev. John Fanestil, Foundation for Change]

This Sunday at 11 am I will meet with my friend and colleague, Rev. Saul Montiel, in the parking lot of an auto insurance company in San Ysidro, the southernmost city of San … Read More