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UCLA Campus Minister to be Honored as 2017 Impact Maker to Watch

Deaconness Jeanne Roe Smith, Executive Director of Wesley Foundation Serving UCLA, has been selected as a 2017 Impact Maker to Watch by L.A. Supervisor Sheila Kuehl in honor of her outstanding work with UCLA students, faculty, and staff, and the … Read More

Preparations Underway for ClergyMates Retreat 2017

Leaders are preparing for the upcoming ClergyMates Retreat 2017 for individuals married to a minister in the California-Pacific Conference (aka Clergy Mates). The event will be held at our Aldersgate Retreat Center in Pacific Palisades.

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ERT Returns from Flood Repairs in Baton Rouge

The combined Cal-Pac and Desert Southwest (DSW) team sent to Baton Rouge was intended as a recovery team, but was changed at the last minute to an Early Response Team (ERT) on November 14 – 20, 2016. The team totaled … Read More

Cal-Pac Sends Disaster Recovery Mission Team to Napa, CA

In May 2016 University UMC sent a mission team of 13 volunteers to help with disaster recovery in Napa, CA. There was one volunteer from Aldersgate UMC on the team.

Napa experienced a 6.0 magnitude earthquake in August 2014 causing … Read More

UMCOR Sager Brown Depot Needs Help with Relief Kits

In light of on-going natural disasters around the country, a request for health kits, bedding kits, hygiene kits and monetary help for cleaning buckets is being made. Please bring completed kits to Annual Conference. They will be transported and delivered … Read More

Cal-Pac JCEMT Delegation Visits Standing Rock

In November of 2016, a delegation of the Justice and Compassion Essential Ministries Team comprised of representatives including Alex Montances, Nan McCurdy, and Miguel, visited Standing Rock.

The purpose of the delegation was to stand with Standing Rock Sioux, Native … Read More

2016 Federal Overtime Law Blocked

As you know, the final Fair Labor Standards Act’s (FLSA’s) overtime rule was set to go into effect Thursday, December 1. On Tuesday, November 22, a federal judge in Texas issued a nationwide injunction preventing the Department of Labor from … Read More

Last Day for 2016 Apportionment Giving Approaching

Giving empowers the work of inspiring the world as passionate followers of Jesus Christ so all may experience God’s life-giving love!

Make sure your local church’s remittance form is complete so that proper credit of your connectional giving is applied. … Read More

Cal-Pac UMVIM Rebuilds Home in Taylor, Texas

Back in September and October of 2016, a Cal-Pac UMVIM team led by Jennifer Demaree participated in a rebuild of a house destroyed by a tornado in the Memorial Day flooding in 2015 in Taylor, Texas.

The project went from … Read More

A Message About Federal Overtime Law

[This Federal Overtime Law was blocked on November 22, 2016 – Please see this update from November 28, 2016] From Cal-Pac Human Resources

Please note that any increases which are made to comply with the new federal overtime law may … Read More