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

Hunger Grant 2019

Apply now for the Cal-Pac Hunger Grant 2019.  Hunger Grants are administered by the Hunger Task Force. The Task Force is part of the Justice & Compassion EMT. The maximum grant for 2019 is $1,000.

Since the 1970’s, the Cal-Pac … Read More