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Called to Serve with Young People at Camp?

Camp Wrightwood is actively and urgently recruiting Camp Counselors for the week of July 16-22, 2017!

The camp is in need of more counselors because of the great demand. All those sensing the call to serve in this special way … Read More

Call to Host Missionaries 2017

What are your plans for the rest of 2017?

In the spirit of “From Here to There” you have the opportunity to host missionaries at various times during June through December, 2017. Please take a look at the dates below … Read More

AC2017: Fraudulent Email Alert

The California-Pacific Conference Office of Communications is investigating possible fraudulent activity after receiving reports of a suspicious email with the following characteristics:

  • From: “”
  • Has the words: “This is strictly meant for California Pacific Conference Attendees only. We are … Read More

Official Summary of the 33rd Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference

Songs of praise and celebration ushered in the Spirit of God and enlivened the hearts of some 1,200 United Methodists gathered at the University of Redlands (Redlands, CA) for the 33rd Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference of The United … Read More

Statement by the Cal-Pac Board of Ordained Ministry

Affirmed at Annual Conference 2017, June 2017

“We, the Board of Ordained Ministry of the California-Pacific Conference, hold our clergy and candidates to the highest standards of faithful and holy living. Our practice has upheld that people of all sexual … Read More

Important Notice Regarding Payment for Safe Gatherings

The Safe Gatherings abuse prevention, background screening and training program has been underway in the California-Pacific Conference for approximately two years. For the first year of the program, both the cost of the background check ($23 per person) and the … Read More

Western Jurisdiction Bishops Offer Pastoral Response to UMC Related to Judicial Council Decision Regarding Bishop Karen Oliveto’s Election

The members of the Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops of The United Methodist Church today presented a pastoral message to the church during the meeting of the denomination’s Council of Bishops in Dallas, Texas.

The message (below) is the … Read More

Judicial Council makes ruling; Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops responds

In its April 2017 meeting, the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church ruled that the consecration of an openly gay Bishop is against church law.  The ruling comes in response to a Petition for Declaratory Decision from the South … Read More

UMCOR Seeking Kits to be Collected at AC2017 and Volunteers for UMCOR West

The Cal-Pac Disaster Response Task Force will be collecting relief-supply kits at Annual Conference 2017.

Individuals and congregations are encouraged to give completed kits to their Annual Conference representative. They can be delivered to the Disaster Response Trailer on display … Read More

Cal-Pac Hosts Successful Western Jurisdiction Disaster Response Academy 2017

Our Cal-Pac Disaster Response Task Force is celebrating the success of our recent Disaster Response Academy. Over 120 attendees from our 7 Western Jurisdiction Annual Conferences gathered at the Ontario Airport Doubletree Hotel for 4 days of classes, workshops, worship … Read More