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Announcement of Associate Director of Lay Leadership and Age-Level Ministries

I am pleased to announce that Demetrio L. Beach will become our Conference Associate Director of Lay Leadership and Age-Level Ministries, effective July 1, 2016.

Mr. Beach is presently serving in Discipleship Ministries at Trinity First United Methodist Church (El … Read More

A Little Help From Jesus – Sermon Delivered at Washington National Cathedral

Originally delivered by Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño at Washington National Cathedral, Sunday, February 28, 2016 – Video of the sermon is below

Luke 13:1-9

This week we found ourselves living with those who one day surrounded Jesus with their questions … Read More

Sermon at GCORR’s Ministry Matters Summit 2016

I will never forget how we started our GCORR work this quadrennium. It goes back to the 2012 General Conference and I could not believe what I was hearing and experiencing. After 40 years the commitment of The UMC through … Read More

Bishop Carcaño to Preach at National Cathedral Sunday

This Sunday, February 28, 2016, at 11:15AM (EST) / 8:15AM (PST), Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño will be the guest preacher at the Washington National Cathedral for its Holy Eucharist Service.

The service is expected to be live broadcast online.  Watch … Read More

Celebrating Extraordinary 2015 Apportionment Giving

Little children orphaned by the impact of war in East Congo are being cared for. Refugees left homeless and unable to feed their families by war and poverty are being welcomed in Europe and provided shelter, food and spiritual support. … Read More

Bishop Carcaño’s Message of Thanks

Beloved brothers and sisters of the California-Pacific Conference,

I give God thanks for each and every one of you.  Your kindness and thoughtfulness are consistent and true, and my family and I have truly felt your love and care in … Read More

Announcement of Next West District Superintendent

I am pleased to announce that I intend to appoint the Rev. Mark M. Nakagawa as the next Superintendent of the West District of the California-Pacific Conference, effective July 1, 2016.

Rev. Nakagawa has served as Senior Pastor of Centenary United … Read More

Statement on End to ICE Raids and Support for Sanctuary

This month we began another year demonstrating that the only wisdom that our U.S. Department of Homeland Security seems to have for addressing the plight of undocumented immigrants, is to bully them and mistreat them. To conduct ICE raids upon … Read More

Bishop Carcaño’s Message: Christmas 2015

Luke 2:1-20

The angel said, “Don’t be afraid!  Look!  I bring good news to you – wonderful, joyous news for all people.  Your savior is born today in David’s city.  He is Christ the Lord.  Luke 2:10-11  (Common English Bible)

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Bishop Carcaño’s Statement on San Bernardino Shooting

Yesterday’s sunlit beauty was penetrated by the darkness of violence in this beloved community. It came as persons gathered to celebrate the season of joy, peace and love. In a tragic moment the lives of 14 persons were cut short … Read More