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Letter from Arkansas (Copley) September 2017

Here’s latest update from Rev. Stephen Copley, missionary in Arkansas.

“He used the metaphor of bridges and bridge building. We need to be connected, but often times people are cut off from the others due to hatred and violence. They become … Read More

Accessibility Grants 2017 Now Available

Does your church need better accessibility? Improving the accessibility of your church buildings can be expensive. Churches often need help to raise money for accessibility projects or to start an inclusive program.

This grant is designed to provide seed money. … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Statement on DACA Announcement

Yesterday, I joined many United Methodists and an array of inter-religious and multi-ethnic leaders at La Plaza United Methodist Church (Los Angeles, CA) to denounce the phasing out of the program known as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA).

The … Read More

Letter from Arkansas (Copley) August 2017

Here’s latest update from Rev. Stephen Copley, missionary in Arkansas.

“It is time that we learned to live in peace and harmony with one another, whether as nations, religions or people of different races. It is incumbent that we learn to … Read More

Cal-Pac Emergency Response Team Assists in Las Vegas 2017

On June 6, 2017, the Zion UMC Sanctuary was gutted by fire. The cause is still under investigation by several agencies. The 100-year-old congregation is one of a few in the Desert Southwest Conference (DSW). The conference requested to a … Read More

UMCOR Responds to Harvey

The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is currently working with disaster coordinators and early response teams to provide relief to the many victims of hurricane/tropical storm Harvey.

5 Things You Can Do:


  1. Please continue to pray for those … Read More

Announcement on Senior Executive Assistant to the Bishop

The California-Pacific Conference welcomes Margaret Irwin as the new Senior Executive Assistant to Bishop Grant J. Hagiya.

Margaret was most recently the Chief of Staff to the first female President and Assistant Secretary of the Board of Trustees at the … Read More

Prayer for the Way Forward 2017 (Cal-Pac)

Commonly Asked Questions

  • What is the Commission on the Way Forward? – The 32-member commission is accountable to the Council of Bishops, which named the members following a mandate from the 2016 General Conference and is charged by the … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Call to Prayer on Charlottesville and Racism

The blatant racism displayed in Charlottesville, VA these past several days is yet another reminder of the need to look inward into our own prejudices that enable such actions to be tolerated in our nation.

History has shown us how … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Call to Prayer for Guam and Korea

As tensions mount between North Korea and the United States, all of us need to be in prayer for cooler heads and the calming of fears. We here in the California-Pacific Conference are especially affected by these tensions, as we … Read More