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Bishops Issue Statements on Florida School Shooting

In the wake of the school shooting in Florida, Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop Grant J. Hagiya states:

I have been in touch with Florida Area Resident Bishop Ken Carter, and his Assistant to the Bishop, Rev. Alex Shanks, who … Read More

futurebound: episode seven – messy church, community umc [hb]

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Watch the latest episode of futurebound featuring messy church of community united methodist church in huntington beach, california!

futurebound is Cal-Pac’s newest inspirational digital film series that offers a glimpse into the … Read More

Lent 2018: Ash Wednesday 2018

Genesis 1:1

In the beginning, when God begin creating Heaven and Earth…

The Bible opens with a glorious fanfare: “In the beginning.” Cue the special effects, please.

The intention is to get everyone’s attention. But not for the reason we … Read More

Bishops urge Methodists to deny themselves for the sake of Gospel

February 12, 2018

2018 Lenten message calls for more spiritual disciplines

WASHINGTON, D.C. –  The Bishops of The United Methodist Church are calling on members of the denomination to deny themselves during the 2018 Lenten Season for the sake of … Read More

Lay Persons of the Year Nomination 2018

The Laity Council is soliciting nominations for the Bishop Gerald Kennedy Award which honors Lay Persons of the Year. The Award is presented to the outstanding Lay Woman, outstanding Lay Man as well as outstanding Lay Young Adult and outstanding … Read More

Events on Native People and the Border Wall 2018

Two people who have been influential in the movement from Columbus Day to Indigenous Peoples Day will be at Native American UMC, Anaheim, Feb. 17 & 18, 2018.

Shannon Rivers and David Garcia are both of the Tohono O’odam … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Announcement on East District Superintendent

I am pleased to announce that I intend to appoint Rev. Melissa Roux MacKinnon as the next Superintendent of the East District of the California-Pacific Conference, effective July 1, 2018.

Rev. MacKinnon has been serving as the Lead Pastor … Read More

Lucile Wheatley Memorial Service

The life of Lucile Wheatley will be celebrated on:

Saturday, February 10, 2018 at 2:00PM Westwood United Methodist Church 10497 Wilshire Blvd Los Angeles, CA 90024

As reported by United Methodist News Service, Lucile Wheatley, wife of the late … Read More

Update: Cal-Pac Responding to Fires and Mudslide

Representatives of the California-Pacific Conference have been present at meetings in different locations near disaster areas for the past few weeks, organizing to respond with a number of different organizations inside and outside of the church.

One of those meetings … Read More

Conferences near goal for Congo rape survivors’ center

By Kathy L. Gilbert Jan. 17, 2018 | UMNS

United Methodist conferences are nearing their goal to build a center that will give Congolese rape survivors a chance to heal and overcome the crippling stigma that makes them outcasts.

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