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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

November is Native American Heritage Month

In the United Methodist Program Calendar, November is Native American Heritage Month.

UMC Discipleship’s Lectionary Worship Planning Guide says, “The observance of Native American Heritage Month among United Methodists is an invitation to continue the acts of repentance toward indigenous … Read More

DisAbility Ministries Task Force Awards Accessibility Grants

On November 1, 2016 the Disability Ministries Task Force of the California-Pacific Annual Conference awarded five grants to churches as seed faith money to implement accessibility projects. Grant recipients are California Heights in Long Beach, Emmanuel in San Bernardino, Santa … Read More

WJUMC Bishops send letter to President Obama in support of Standing Rock Sioux Nation

The following letter was sent to President Barack Obama by the Bishops of the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church expressing opposition to the Dakota Access Pipeline and support for the Standing Rock Sioux Nation. Click here to view a PDF … Read More

Cal-Pac United Methodists are Praying With the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe

Rev. Greg Douglass, Pastor of the Native American United Methodist Church of Southern California as well as the Circle of Life Native American Fellowship in Los Angeles, and Co-Chair of the California-Pacific Conference’s Committee on Native American Ministries, shares … Read More

Cal-Pac Joining in Weekend of Prayer and Action to End Homelessness 2016

On October 14-16, 2016, the California-Pacific Conference is joining the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders and Interfaith Consortium in the Weekend of Prayer and Action to End Homelessness.

Rev. David Farley, Cal-Pac Director of Justice and Compassion Ministries, … Read More

Apply Now: 2017 Hunger Grant

Apply now for the 2017 Hunger Grant.

The grant is available for local church ministries that address the hunger needs of the community.

Since the 1970’s, the Cal-Pac Hunger Grant has been resourcing churches in feeding those in need in … Read More

Cal-Pac Volunteers in Mission Headed to Louisiana

Calling all Disaster Responders!

We have an opportunity to serve in the Baton Rouge area of Louisiana from November 14-21. Our primary tasks will be mitigating flood damage and securing homes before winter weather.  There are four churches in the area … Read More