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Frank Schaefer to be Assigned to Isla Vista Student Ministry (Santa Barbara, CA)

I am grateful for the action of the committee on appeals in the Frank Schaefer case.  In line with our disciplinary procedures the committee on appeals has clearly stated that a fair punishment for past actions has already been imposed … Read More

2014 Appointments

The 2014 Appointment List has now been posted on Bishop Carcaño’s page.

It is also available below:

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Skeeto Faire Raises Funds

On March 30, 2014 the Outreach and Social Concerns Committee along with Youth Ministries sponsored the Skeeto Faire. The purpose was to raise awareness of the United Methodist Church’s Imagine No Malaria initiative and to raise funds for the California … Read More

Making a Difference Globally and Locally

Morro Bay, CA – Four churches in San Luis Obispo County, California – Estero Bay UMC in Morro Bay, Trinity UMC in Los Osos, First UMC in Paso Robles, and Atascadero UMC – raised $5,108 in May 2014 for the … Read More

Bishop Carcaño’s Father’s Day 2014 Message

What do you think? If a man owns a hundred sheep, and one of them wanders away, will he not leave the ninety-nine on the hills and go to look for the one that wandered off?  And if he finds … Read More

United Methodist Church Caring for Santa Barbara In Aftermath of Shooting

The Sunday following the shootings was difficult for the Santa Barbara community including our Korean United Methodist Church (Goleta, CA) and Santa Barbara First United Methodist Church (Santa Barbara).

A member of Santa Barbara Korean had witnessed the shooting.  And, … Read More

Connectionalism Present as New Trailer is Lost in Auto Accident

While returning from its first Disaster Response project on May 25, 2014, the new Disaster Response Trailer donated by The United Methodist Men of Indio United Methodist Church (Indio, CA) was involved in a single vehicle accident.

Occupants of the … Read More

Sterling, Bundy, and Ill-Fated Extras

The following, written by Rev. Paige Eaves of University United Methodist Church (Irvine, CA) on May 1, 2014, is recommended reading for Cal-Pac from Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño.

“Watch, the black man will die,” says Forrest as he passes by the … Read More

Call to Prayer: Seattle Pacific University Shooting

Let us, as the California-Pacific Conference, continue to keep in prayer the students, families, and communities affected by the shooting this week at Seattle Pacific University, the second such widely publicized college shooting in less than two weeks along the … Read More

Bishop Carcaño is Invited Speaker at General Conference of The Methodist Church of Mexico

Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño preached at the 2014 General Conference of The United Methodist Church of Mexico and was present for the dedication of the Chapel in the Encinal Camp in Tecate, Mexico in May of … Read More