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2018 Justice & Compassion Grant Now Open

The Justice and Compassion Essential Ministries Team supports a wide variety of new and ongoing programs and projects that are connected to the people of the United Methodist Church.

The Justice and Compassion Grant is for the purpose of empowering, … Read More

2018 Lois Balsley Scholarship Now Open

Lois Balsley was a tiny woman (she was only 4’11” tall) with a big heart. She had a passion for education, young people, social justice, world travel and good music.

In establishing the Lois Balsley Living Trust, she left all … Read More

Scholarships Available for School of Congregational Development 2018

Many scholarships are available for School of Congregational Development 2018 including Racial & Ethnic Scholarship, Small Church Scholarship, Western Jurisdiction Scholarship, and more…

Instructions for applying are very specific and require much attention. Details are available via the button below.

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AC2018: Registration Now Open!

Register online via the button below!

Along with the online registration form, a Registration Guide (PDF) and other information is available at

With the theme of “Thirst No More,” the 34th Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference will be held … Read More

Summer Camp 2018 – Early Bird Registration Extended!

This summer come outside and explore the universe of God at Summer Camp 2018 at Cedar Glen, Lazy W and Camp Wrightwood!  Early bird registration has been extended – yes, extended! – until April 16th.

At summer camp, young people … Read More

Bishop Hagiya’s Easter 2018 Devotional

Matthew 28:1-10

After the sabbath, as the first day of the week was dawning, Mary Magdalene and the other Mary went to see the tomb. And suddenly there was a great earthquake; for an angel of the Lord, descending from … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Forty Six

Matthew 27:57-66

Mary Magdalene and the other Mary were there, sitting opposite the tomb. (vs. 61)

Begin by letting that simple, silent scene take shape and sink in. Then read the entire passage – Matt. 27:57-66 – and I think … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Forty Five

John 19:27-30

Then he said to the disciple, ‘Here is your mother.’ And from that hour the disciple took her into his own home. After this, when Jesus knew that all was now finished, he said (in order to fulfil … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Forty Four

John 13:21c, John 13:25b

“One of you will betray me.”

“Lord, who is it?”

The full text of John 13:21-25 begins with a powerful phrase, “Jesus was troubled in his spirit.”13:21. It is a stirring phrase for many reasons. Clearly … Read More

Lent 2018: Day Forty Three

Hebrews 12:1-3

Therefore, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us also lay aside every weight and the sin that clings so closely, and let us run with perseverance the race that is set before … Read More