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Bishop Hagiya’s Statement in Support of Sanctuary

The Leadership of the California-Pacific Conference of the United Methodist Church strongly re-asserts our unequivocal support for all of our churches, ministries and institutions who commit to be places of sanctuary and hospitality for refugees seeking asylum, immigrants threatened with … Read More

Declaración de Apoyo para Santuario del Obispo Hagiya

El liderazgo de la Conferencia California Pacífico de la Iglesia Metodista Unida reafirma firmemente nuestro apoyo inequívoco a todas nuestras iglesias, ministerios e instituciones que se comprometen a ser lugares de refugio y hospitalidad para los refugiados que buscan asilo, … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s 2016 Thanksgiving Message

As we prepare for Thanksgiving I am reminded of the political storm in the U.S. we find ourselves in. For some, the question is, “how can we be thankful in the midst of the controversies and conflicts we face.” To … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Statement on the 2016 Election

For several months now, we have been pondering the question of, “how will I vote?” Today, so many of us, no matter how we voted, are now in the midst of answering the next question of, “how will I live?”

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Bishop’s Blog (November 2016)

As I have completed my final District Welcome event, I want to thank all of those who made these events possible. First, let me thank the District Superintendents and district Lay Leaders who planned and organized the events. Let me … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Announcement of Myron Wingfield as Executive Director of Connectional Ministries

Sisters and brothers,

I am pleased to announce that Rev. Myron D. Wingfield will become our next California-Pacific Conference’s Executive Director of Connectional Ministries.

Rev. Wingfield currently serves as the Associate General Secretary of the General Board of Higher Education … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Announcement on the Associate Director of Lay Leadership and Age-Level Ministries

We have learned of the voluntary resignation of Demetrio Beach this past week.  I am sharing Demetrio’s own explanation of the reasons:

I am writing to inform you that I am resigning my position as Associate Director of Lay Leadership … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Announcement on Executive Director of Connectional Ministries

Sisters and Brothers,

After much deep reflection and discernment, Erin Hawkins has decided that she must stay as the General Secretary of the General Commission on Religion and Race at this crucial time in the life of our United Methodist … Read More

Welcome Events for Bishop Grant J. Hagiya

The California-Pacific Committee on Episcopacy is pleased to announce the following dates of district events to officially welcome Bishop Grant Hagiya as the new episcopal leader of the Los Angeles Area (California-Pacific Conference), The United Methodist Church:

Hawaii District

September … Read More