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Clergy Disaster Response Vests Now Available (Disaster Response Task Force)

The Cal-Pac Disaster Response Task Force will present one of these new vests to the Trustees/Disaster Team of each church who makes progress toward disaster planning in their annual Charge Conference report. These bright yellow vests, depicting Clergy, will help … Read More

WJ delegates support the One Church Plan

The General Conference delegates of the Western Jurisdiction recently issued a statement in support of the One Church Plan.  The full statement is available via the button below; below is an excerpt from the statement:

We, the delegates of the … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Call for Support and Compassion with Asylum Seekers and Refugees

For the Lord your God…loves the strangers, providing them food and clothing. You shall also love the stranger, for you were strangers in the land of Egypt.  – Deuteronomy 10:18-19

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ,

In addition … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Pastoral Letter on Southern California Fires

Among the absolute beauty of our Southern California environment lies the latent potential for the opposite in the destructive fires we have witnessed.

Those directly affected have so far been the people of our Westlake Village UMC, Thousand Oaks UMC, … Read More

Responding to the Thousand Oaks Shooting

From our California-Pacific Conference to our General Board of Church and Society, The United Methodist Church is actively engaged in the prevention, as well as the aftermath, of gun violence.

The communities affected by the Thousand Oaks shooting is now … Read More

Ways to Respond to Gun Violence

By Rev. Sandie Richards, Co-Coordinator Cal-Pac Peace with Justice 

Susan Orfanos is over it. Her son Telemachus Orfanos survived the Las Vegas shooting, but did not make it home from the Thousand Oaks shooting. In her anguish, she declares, “I … Read More

2019 Conference Health Benefits

The 2019 Conference Health Benefits details for open enrollment are now available for download via the button below.

The documents are available as a single .zip file.

Please contact Rhiannon Lucero (rlucero@calpacumc.org), Health Benefits Coordinator, with any questions.

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(Update) Prayer Vigil – Resource

North District Superintendent Rev. Jim Powell shares with the California-Pacific Conference a resource for a prayer vigil tonight.

Rev. Powell says, “I know that many were hoping to gather to pray for the shooting victims and their families. We ask … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Pastoral Letter on Thousand Oaks Shooting

[POSTPONED] Joint Prayer Vigil

Due to the fire and evacuation now underway in the community, tonight’s vigil has been postponed.

North District Superintendent Rev. Jim Powell has requested supporters to hold a vigil wherever they are at 7:00PM tonight.  A … Read More

[POSTPONED] Joint Prayer Vigil at UMC of Thousand Oaks

*POSTPONED: Due to the fire and evacuation now underway in the community, tonight’s vigil has been postponed.

North District Superintendent Rev. Jim Powell has requested supporters to hold a vigil wherever they are at 7:00PM tonight.  A resource on … Read More