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Memorial Day 2014

Psalm 27

In the United States we have been observing Memorial Day since 1866. Throughout the generations we have remembered with much grief and pain the death of many, many brave men and women who have served this country in … Read More

Mother’s Day 2014 Message

Mark 7:25-30

Dear Sisters,

On this Mother’s Day I pray that all the women among us will be blessed.  Some of us may have children we birthed biologically, some of us may not.  I believe, though, that all of us … Read More

Easter 2014 Message

John 20:1-18

Brothers and Sisters,

The Lord is Risen, Risen indeed!

Yesterday I received word that one of our churches had already celebrated Easter morning! From Immanuel UMC of Saipan came that wonderful word of faith that sustains us from … Read More

Call to Prayer – Holy Week 2014

In the midst of Holy Week, let us keep in our prayers those around the world who are experiencing great loss and fear because of turmoil, conflict and tragedy. Let us also pray for those close to home who are … Read More

Holy Week 2014 Message

Every Holy Week brings its blessings. This past Palm/Passion Sunday I was blessed to be with our brothers and sisters at Hollywood UMC considering our own lives in the reflection of those who were present on that Passover that led … Read More

Interfaith Service to Call for End to Deportations

L.A. Council of Religious Leaders invites public for April 4 gathering at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels as part of nationwide vigil

Commemorating the start of Immigration Awareness Month, the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders invites the … Read More

Pastor Stephen J. Howard Suspended from Clergy Duties

To the Clergy and Lay Members of The California-Pacific Conference,

After formal criminal charges were made against him yesterday in a secular court of law, and by disciplinary action of the Executive Committee of the Board of Ordained Ministry … Read More

Bishop Carcaño’s Sermon From the Ecumenical Prayer Service for Christian Unity (Orange)

Nothing grieves my soul more than to see a child on the immigrant journey. That the child Jesus was forced onto that cruel and inhumane immigrant journey, I know grieves all of our hearts. But as Joseph and Mary are … Read More

Important Message from Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño

Brothers and Sisters,

It has come to my attention that Stephen J. Howard, pastor appointed to Muscoy United Methodist Church has been arrested on suspicion of child molestation.

I have reached out to his family and am working with … Read More

Message for Ash Wednesday 2014

Beloved Sisters and Brothers,

Joel 2:1-2, 12-17 Psalm 51:1–17 (UMH 785) 2 Corinthians 5:20b-6:10 Matthew 6:1-6, 16–21

Blessed Ash Wednesday to all of you. As people of Christian faith on this day we begin to journey toward the Resurrection of … Read More