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“Here I Am” Nite of Worship ends with a call to action

By Emma Vega

Night of Worship based on Isaiah 6: 8, is a conference-wide evangelical initiative targeted for high school and college age youth and young adults. We praise God for all of our sponsors: LAMAG, Conference office of Latino … Read More

Bishop’s Thanksgiving 2013 Greeting

Brothers and Sisters,

On this day I am giving God thanks for all of you! I have prayed for you this morning with a grateful heart. You are truly a servant people devoted to the work of grace and mercy … Read More

Bishop’s Call to “Fast for Families” on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013

The California-Pacific Annual Conference is called to a “Fast for Families” for national immigration reform by Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño who delivered the following statement at a press event today with Catholic Archbishop José H. Gomez, LA County Supervisor Mark Ridley … Read More

In Response to Rev. Schaefer’s Case

It was with great sadness and frustration that we read of the action taken 
by a jury of the Rev. Frank Shaefer’s peers regarding his officiating at a
same gender wedding for his son.  The debate within The United Methodist Church
 … Read More

Special Instructions for UMCOR Giving for Typhoon Haiyan

The following are detailed instructions for supporting UMCOR’s relief and recovery work in the Philippines through donations to International Disaster Response, Advance #982450:

  • Make checks payable to the California-Pacific Annual Conference
  • Make a notation that the check is for … Read More

Call to Christian Conferencing on the COB’s Response to the Ministry of Bishop Melvin G. Talbert

Brothers and Sisters, In light of the Council of Bishops response to the ministry of Bishop Melvin G. Talbert, I have altered my participation in connectional church meetings to return home earlier this coming week in order to be pastorally … Read More

The Young People, Spirit Quest, Imagine No Malaria Challenge!

Cal-Pac Young People is committed to supporting the conference initiative to raise $3 million for Imagine No Malaria. To help local youth groups lead in the fundraising efforts we are going to GIVE YOU A PRIZE!

That’s right! The youth … Read More

BISHOP’S REFLECTION // November 2013

John 6:25-35

Our beloved Connee Freeman, Conference Co-Lay Leader, has been passionately challenging us to make a difference in the lives of persons who are homeless, hungry, alone. I am inspired by the love that radiates from her when … Read More

CALL TO PRAYER // Typhoon Haiyan, Philippines 2013

Brothers and Sisters, I write to you from the meeting of the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church.  As we have done our work as your bishops one of the concerns we have been actively carrying this week … Read More

Apportionment Giving (October 2013)

La Canada United Methodist Church is not on the “100% List” this month and had struggled with Apportionment giving for years. But, through the leadership of Rev. Elaine Cho and the determination of the congregation, La Canada UMC went from … Read More