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A Letter to the Active and Retired United Methodist Bishops of Africa

Grace and peace to you in the name of Christ Jesus.

In 2012 you and I began a conversation about homosexuality.  This morning as I prayed I felt convicted to write to you and continue that conversation.  With … Read More

Save the Date! (March 7-9) – Cal-Pac ClergyMates Retreat

This is a retreat just for those of us who are married to a minister in the Cal-Pac Conference.

  • Spiritual Leader: Pam Coburn (Wife of Cal-Pac Conference Evangelist)
  • Date: March 7-9, 2014
  • Theme: The Child in Each of Us
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Scholarships Available from The Fellowship (GBHEM)

The Fellowship is pleased to announce that applications for 2014-15 scholarship opportunities are now available on its website.

These scholarships include:

  • Memorial Scholarships (music)
  • Thom Jones Scholarships (in the arts other than music)
  • Robert Schilling Music Scholarship for a … Read More

Save the Date! – La Oportunidad Fundraiser

La Oportunidad, a mission outreach in the MacArthur Park area, will host a fundraising event on March 22, 2014 at Claremont United Methodist Church!

La Oportunidad, which recently received a “Mission Is Possible Award”, responds to the needs of some … Read More

TAKE ACTION: 1100 Calls to President Obama – End Deportations

The General Board of Church and Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church is urging people of faith to call President Obama on Wednesday, February 19. Can we get 1100 (or more) calls?

The United Methodist Church affirms the worth, … Read More

Save $50 on Summer Camps!

Register for a Summer Camp by March 1, 2014 and save $50 on registration!

Through our Cal-Pac Summer Camps, children will:

  • grow in their faith
  • learn leadership skills
  • grow their self-esteem
  • develop inter-personal skills with peers and adults
  • make … Read More

Loss Control Workshops (Save the Date!)

The Cal-Pac Office of Finance and Facilities is partnering with HUB International and Philadelphia Insurance Company to offer Loss Control Workshops throughout the Conference in February and March. Each session will begin at 6:30PM with Dinner and then a workshop … Read More

Nominate a Lay Person of the Year

Nominations for the 2014 Lay Person of the Year are now open!

Every year, the Laity Council selects a person for the Bishop Gerald Kennedy award, also known as the “Lay Person of the Year.”

In 1961, the Bishop Gerald … Read More

Remembering the Haapai Islands and Victims of Tropical Cyclone Ian

On January 11, 2014, Cyclone Ian hit Tonga with gusts of up to 178 miles per hour. The storm was later downgraded from Category 5 – the most destructive level – to Category 4, with gusts of up to 155 … Read More

Bishop Carcaño Arrested in Civil Disobedience

Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, Los Angeles Area Resident Bishop, was arrested in front of the White House on President’s Day 2014 with other faith leaders, immigrants and labor leaders in a pray-in to call on the Obama Administration to stop … Read More