Emergency Response Team Volunteers Needed for Saipan

With super typhoon Yutu causing extensive damage to the island of Saipan (part of the Hawaii District of the California-Pacific Conference) in 2018, experienced and trained Emergency Response Team (ERT) volunteers are needed for a minimum two week commitment.

The … Read More

UMCOR Salt Lake City Depot Seeking Volunteers

UMCOR West Seeks Volunteers in the Spring and Summer of 2019

Located in the heart of downtown Salt Lake City, UMCOR West Office and Depot seeks to be a vital part of the work and vision of the United Methodist … Read More

New Law in California Regarding Sexual Harassment and Abusive Conduct Prevention Training

In keeping with the Social Principals of the United Methodist Church, naming sexual harassment as an abuse of God’s good gift of human sexuality (¶ 161J), the California-Pacific Conference’s Office of Human Resources is making our churches aware of new … Read More

Bishop Hagiya: Master Appointment List – Jan 2019

We are pleased to announce clergy appointment updates as of January 15, 2019 available via the button below.

The Master Appointment List will be updated and posted ( as of October 15, January 15, and April 15 of each year to … Read More

First Early Response Team Responds to Woolsey Fire

by Greg Fellers of Disaster Response Task Force

The last day of 2018, weather wise, proved to be cool generally sunny but windy. Ideal conditions for wearing Tyvek suits which quickly get very hot when wearing them. Ten Early Response Team … Read More

Congregational Loan Fund Interest Rate Change

Congregational Loan: 

  • 4.0% interest rate effective January 1, 2019
  • Up to 20 year amortization

Cal-Pac Congregational Loan Fund seeks to help local churches that might need to take care of deferred maintenance, make the church ADA compliant, add … Read More

2019 Week of Prayer for Christian Unity at Hollywood UMC

Led by the Southern California Christian Forum and hosted by Hollywood United Methodist Church, the Annual Service for the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity will be held on:

Sunday, January 27, 2019 3:00 PM – 6:00 PM PST Hollywood UMC … Read More

Cal-Pac is Present at LA County Disaster Assistance Center

Our churches and volunteers of the California-Pacific Conference have made a great impact providing support, immediate assistance, and a caring Christian Presence to survivors of the recent Woolsey Fire from mid-November to early December 2018.

Based at the Conrad Hilton … Read More

Korean Association Sends Cal-Pac $5,000 for SoCal Wildfire Recovery


The Korean Association of The United Methodist Church (KAUMC) has sent a $5,000 check to the California-Pacific Annual Conference’s disaster response fund, to aid Southern California wildfire recovery efforts. In a letter to Bishop Grant J. Hagiya, signed … Read More

National Christmas tour coming to Los Angeles on December 12

Los Angeles – Those meandering through Pershing Square with visions of sugarplums might also get a glimpse of the true meaning of Christmas – and it comes with free hot cocoa.

An easy-to-find gift-wrapped tour truck will be the centerpiece … Read More