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2018 Spanish American Institute Scholarships Now Available

The purpose of this scholarship is to provide financial assistance to deserving Latino students pursuing a 2-year or 4-year degree or attending a vocational program who are active members of a local CalPac United Methodist Church (UMC) in Southern California.

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Update on Cal-Pac LEAD

The 2018 LEAD program (Leadership Experience and Discipleship) for young adults will take a different path than was originally planned.

With a difficult Spring scheduling with students, no training or gathering time will happen at this point.  The goal will … Read More

2018 Justice & Compassion Grant Now Open

The Justice and Compassion Essential Ministries Team supports a wide variety of new and ongoing programs and projects that are connected to the people of the United Methodist Church.

The Justice and Compassion Grant is for the purpose of empowering, … Read More

2018 Lois Balsley Scholarship Now Open

Lois Balsley was a tiny woman (she was only 4’11” tall) with a big heart. She had a passion for education, young people, social justice, world travel and good music.

In establishing the Lois Balsley Living Trust, she left all … Read More

Scholarships Available for School of Congregational Development 2018

Many scholarships are available for School of Congregational Development 2018 including Racial & Ethnic Scholarship, Small Church Scholarship, Western Jurisdiction Scholarship, and more…

Instructions for applying are very specific and require much attention. Details are available via the button below.

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AC2018: Registration Now Open!

Register online via the button below!

Along with the online registration form, a Registration Guide (PDF) and other information is available at

With the theme of “Thirst No More,” the 34th Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference will be held … Read More

Summer Camp 2018 – Early Bird Registration Extended!

This summer come outside and explore the universe of God at Summer Camp 2018 at Cedar Glen, Lazy W and Camp Wrightwood!  Early bird registration has been extended – yes, extended! – until April 16th.

At summer camp, young people … Read More

Native American Sunday is April 15, 2018

The Rev. Roy Hilburn (Waccamaw Siouan tribe) is especially grateful for Native American Ministries Sunday, April 15. A Native American seminary scholarship made his education possible. Today, he is in his 10th year of ministry at a North Carolina church … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Announcement on Apportionment Giving 2017

It is always a joy to share good news with you and that is what we have found as we have wrapped up our 2017 apportionment giving.

Both Archana Carey, our Conference Treasurer, and I are so grateful for the … Read More

Deadline Extended for Lay Person of the Year 2018!

The nominations for Lay Persons of the Year deadline has been extended to March 10, 2018. You now have more chances to look at the people you see as important and formative in the life of your Congregation and community … Read More