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The California-Pacific Conference is organizing responses to another heavy fire season in the Southern California area. Currently, no church structures and camp sites have sustained damage or are under imminent fire threat. However, there are reports of homes damaged by smoke in specific areas. Relief and recovery efforts sponsored by the Cal-Pac Disaster Response/UMVIM Team […]
Upon hearing of the news of the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, I went into a deep sadness, but even deeper depression that evening. “RBG” as she is affectionally referred to, was not only a renowned Supreme Court Justice, but a towering example of fairness, justice and compassion. To lose someone of this stature in […]
The General Board of Higher Education and Ministry (GBHEM) has created an Annual Conference Support Videos Playlist filled with informative pieces to help lay and clergy leaders navigate the challenges of ministry in 2020. These videos include speakers from the United Methodist Council of Bishops, prominent theologians, public health experts and more. Learn more via the button […]
Update: The virtual training sessions are now 50% off. Are you concerned about your students’ mental well-being right now? The Awakened Life is an eight-week small group curriculum designed to help college students better navigate emotional disturbance, build resiliency and learn psychosocial skills. Chaplains, collegiate ministers and spiritual leaders can learn how to facilitate The Awakened […]
The Florida Conference, the Warren Willis United Methodist Camp and Conference Center, and the Youth Ministry Institute are hosting Rooted, an event designed to connect leaders to each other, to innovative and inspiring training, to resources, and most importantly, to God. Rooted is the “can’t miss” event for anyone involved in Children, Youth, and Family ministry. Whether you […]
The latest Charge Conference Forms are now available online at calpacumc.org/chargeconference Annually, a local church gathers information in preparation for the “Charge Conference” that is vital to transformation according to the Conference’s Four Priorities. As they were last year, all forms are online forms (no longer PDF’s) – most allow for saving and resuming. There are […]
Dan Curran for UMC Global MinistriesSeptember 9, 2020 | ATLANTA Roland Fernandes, a dedicated servant leader and experienced administrator, has begun his term as general secretary of the General Board of Global Ministries, the worldwide mission agency of The United Methodist Church. In this role, he will also serve as general secretary of the United […]