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2014 Benefit Awareness Seminar

Attn: All Active Clergy, SPRC Chairs, Finance Chairs & Church Treasurers:

What do ACA and CRSP have in common?  Both ACA (the Affordable Care Act) and CRSP (The Clergy Retirement Security Program) require understanding and decisions about how local churches … Read More

Cal-Pac Camps Staffing Announcements

Dear Colleagues,

It is with a mixture of sadness and celebration of outstanding service to the conference that I want to announce to you two transitions that are happening with our Cal-Pac Camp staff:

1 – Gary Clover, Director at … Read More

revitup! 2013 – for a lifetime in ministry

Are you new to ministry? Or are you established and looking for new ideas and new things to try?  It’s time to put yourself at the top of your list! Plan to attend this new and energizing General Board of … Read More

Bishop Meets With South LA Youth – Faith UMC

In light of the George Zimmerman, Trayvon Martin incident and the tensions that have surfaced thereafter, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño has made a commitment to be present with young people throughout the California-Pacific Conference.  This past Monday evening, the Bishop … Read More

Immigration: It’s About Families

The security of the U.S.-Mexico border has become the focus of comprehensive immigration reform, comprehensive has come to mean piecemeal, and reform has been lost in political rhetoric. Somewhere in the political process immigrants have been forgotten.

I have lived … Read More

2013 mission u (UMW)

[By Leanne Nakanishi, President of UMW]

Over 350 participants were present for the California-Pacific Conference United Methodist Women’s “Mission u” (formerly known as the School of Christian Mission) this past week at Biola University.

This 3-day spiritual and educational weekend … Read More

2013 Urban Kids Camp: Jesus Family Reunion

Urban Kids Camp is being held at Camp Wrightwood this week serving over 100 children ages 6 to 14 from eight different churches across the California-Pacific Annual Conference.

This year’s theme is Jesus Family Reunion, and the camp staff is … Read More

Africa University Thanks Cal-Pac for Donation

In a letter to Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, Associate Vice-Chancellor for Institutional Advancement James H. Salley thanked The California-Pacific Annual Conference for a generous donation in the amount of $3,753.93 for the Africa University Direct Scholarship Fund.

“Thanks to donors … Read More

Receiving Missional Wisdom

[By Rev. Nicole Reilley, Interim Director of New Ministries]

What did the Academy help me do?  Over the past two years I have learned how to lead a house church as well as how to help seven others start them … Read More

Cal-Pac Team In Bolivia

[By Amber Potts, Hemet UMC]

Fourteen people from different United Methodist congregations in Southern California traveled to Bolivia on July 2nd for an eighteen day mission to teach the laity the Basic and some Advanced Lay Servant classes. During the … Read More