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Visiting our congregations on Sunday mornings has been one of the joys of my ministry. Sometimes I do leave with concerns, but overall it is a good and joyful experience to worship with you in our congregations. I appreciate seeing … Read More

(Excerpt) Bishops on the Border: Pastoral Responses to Immigration

The following is an excerpt from Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño’s chapter entitled, “Immigration: A Bishop’s Perspective,” from the book Bishops on the Border: Pastoral Responses to Immigration coauthored by Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, Mark Adams (PCUSA), Bishop Gerald F. Kicanas … Read More

Global Immigration Summit Press Conference

Even while the federal government is shut down, one government activity continues with full force: more than 1,100 of our immigrant brothers and sisters are being deported every day, including today. We faith leaders will continue to work every single … Read More

As We Enter The Fall

I hope that all of you had an opportunity to have some rest and renewal this past summer. I can share that I had some wonderful moments with family and friends, but I also had some amazing experiences that fill … Read More

Labor Day 2013

Dear friend,

On this Labor Day I am praying for all who labor with a particular concern for those who, though this is to be a day of rest from our labors, are working away.

In our United Methodist Social … Read More

Bishop Meets With South LA Youth – Faith UMC

In light of the George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin incident and the tensions that have surfaced thereafter, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño has made a commitment to be present with young people throughout the California-Pacific Conference.  This past Monday evening, the Bishop … Read More

Immigration: It’s About Families

The security of the U.S.-Mexico border has become the focus of comprehensive immigration reform, comprehensive has come to mean piecemeal, and reform has been lost in political rhetoric. Somewhere in the political process immigrants have been forgotten.

I have lived … Read More

Bishop’s Ruling of Law on Cal-Pac Resolution 13-16

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, Resident Bishop of The California-Pacific Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church has issued a Ruling of Law (below) on Resolution 13-16 that was passed at the 2013 Annual Conference Session. The Ruling has been submitted … Read More

Bishop’s Call To Prayer on Zimmerman, Martin Incident

Brothers and Sisters,

In the last few hours we have learned that a Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty in the death of Trayvon Martin.

From the beginning we have watched and listened as this sad tragedy has unfolded. … Read More

Imagine No Malaria Field Coordinator – Katie Kevorkian

It is with great joy and anticipation that we welcome Ms. Katie Kevorkian as the Imagine No Malaria Field Coordinator assigned to the California-Pacific Conference, effective immediately.

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