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Laity Council

Laity Council of the California-Pacific Conference is dedicated to supporting our local diverse churches through identifying, training, equipping, and transforming Christian disciples and lay leaders into fruitful, spirit-led leaders.

UPCOMING EVENTS

06apr(apr 6)6:00 PM04may(may 4)8:00 PMAdvanced Course: Discovering Your Spiritual Gifts 2021 (Lay Servant Ministries)6:00 PM - (may 4) 8:00 PM HST

28apr6:00 PM8:00 PMLoss Control Workshop 2021 - Apr 28 (Treasurer's Office)6:00 PM - 8:00 PM PDT

04may(may 4)6:00 PM25(may 25)8:00 PMBasic Class - May 2021 (Lay Servant Ministries)6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (25) PDT

06may(may 6)6:00 PM26(may 26)8:00 PMAdvanced Course: Living Our Beliefs the United Methodist Way 2021 (Lay Servant Ministries)6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (26) PDT

RESOURCES

Mele Maka
Conference Lay Leader
805.217.1901 | melemaka@gmail.com

East District:
  • Diane Gin, Lay Leader, East District
    323.243.5323 | dlokgin@aol.com
  • Annie Solomon, Lay Leader, East District
    760.221.6650 | annsolo1029@netscape.net
  • Marcia Galland, Associate Lay Leader, East District
    626.664.4711 | thegallandsrm@gmail.com
  • Dennis Hemminger, Associate Lay Leader, East District
    909.496 .6078 | hdennis6281@gmail.com
Hawaii District:
  • Tupou Seini Kelemeni, Lay Leader, Hawaii District
    808.548.9860 | ts_kelemeni@yahoo.com
  • Francis H Fukumoto, Associate Lay Leader, Hawaii District
    808.371.7694 | joumc@aol.com
  • Minja Kim Choe, Associate Lay Leader, Hawaii District
    808.222.9302 | MinjaKimChoe@yahoo.com
North District:
  • JP Harris, Lay Leader, North District
    626.664.3116 | jpthenvgtr@gmail.com
  • Richard Best, Associate Lay Leader, North District
    805.934.2081 | rbest8486@gmail.com
  • Wanda Bethea, Associate Lay Leader, North District
    626.568.7318 | wandabethea@aol.com
  • Ben Liu, Associate Lay Leader, North District
    805.907.2261 | benliu@cadbuilt.com
  • Wanda McNeal, Associate Lay Leader, North District
    661.478.0870 | shadyhaven@aol.com
  • Gloria Wright, Associate Lay Leader, North District
    661.947.3103 | accountant@pumchurch.com
South District:
  • Michael Mitchell, Lay Leader, South District
    760.717.0797 | imichael.mitchell@yahoo.com
West District:
  • Andre Aldridge, Co-Lay Leader, West District
    310.625.5231 | abruin2@sbcglobal.net
  • Mercy Herstad, Co-Lay Leader, West District
    562.257.8131 | herstadm@gmail.com
  • Radical, Christ-centered leaderships
  • Cultural, race and LGBTQIA+ relevant
  • Leadership training and development for all generations
  • Leadership competency that is multi-contextual, multi-cultural, multi-racial and cross-cultural
  • Extensive collaboration, transparency and accountability
  • An integrated process of recruiting, training and supporting laity, lay servant ministry and local lay leaders who are competent and going on to perfection resulting in a dynamic vital and growing ministry
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