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Lay Persons of the Year Nomination 2018

The Laity Council is soliciting nominations for the Bishop Gerald Kennedy Award which honors Lay Persons of the Year. The Award is presented to the outstanding Lay Woman, outstanding Lay Man as well as outstanding Lay Young Adult and outstanding … Read More

Events on Native People and the Border Wall 2018

Two people who have been influential in the movement from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day will be at Native American UMC, Anaheim, Feb. 17 & 18, 2018.

Shannon Rivers and David Garcia are both of the Tohono O’odam … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Announcement on East District Superintendent

I am pleased to announce that I intend to appoint Rev. Melissa Roux MacKinnon as the next Superintendent of the East District of the California-Pacific Conference, effective July 1, 2018.

Rev. MacKinnon has been serving as the Lead Pastor … Read More

Lucile Wheatley Memorial Service

The life of Lucile Wheatley will be celebrated on:

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 2:00PM Westwood United Methodist Church 10497 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024

As reported by United Methodist News Service, Lucile Wheatley, wife of the late … Read More

Update: Cal-Pac Responding to Fires and Mudslide

Representatives of the California-Pacific Conference have been present at meetings in different locations near disaster areas for the past few weeks, organizing to respond with a number of different organizations inside and outside of the church.

One of those meetings … Read More

Conferences near goal for Congo rape survivors’ center

By Kathy L. Gilbert Jan. 17, 2018 | UMNS

United Methodist conferences are nearing their goal to build a center that will give Congolese rape survivors a chance to heal and overcome the crippling stigma that makes them outcasts.

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United Methodists asked to join Week of Prayer for Christian Unity

January 17, 2018

WASHINGTON – The Council of Bishops is urging all United Methodists to join with other Christians throughout the world to participate in the Week of Prayer for Christian Unity, which begins tomorrow, January 18, 2018.

The Week … Read More

UMCOR Shares Process for Volunteering for Puerto Rico

UMCOR has received a formal invitation from Bishop Hector Ortiz of the Methodist Church of Puerto Rico (MCPR) requesting volunteers to support reconstruction following Hurricanes Irma and Maria.

We know that many have been anxiously awaiting this invitation and we … Read More

2017 Tables 1, 2 and 3 Instructions Now Available

By submitting via EZRA your Tables 1, 2 Supplement, 2 & 3 in a timely manner the conference can meet GCFA’s deadline for data submission.

The deadline for the Tables completion is February 28, 2018.

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A Display of Hope for East Congo Survivors of Sexual Violence

By Judith Osongo Yanga: Director of Communication, East Congo United Methodist Church

The Problem of Rape and Stigma

The eastern area of the Democratic Republic of the Congo where one finds our Episcopal region is well-known for numerous troubles from … Read More