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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

GBGM Missionaries Itinerating in Cal-Pac

Paul Jeffrey will be itinerating in our conference November 19-15, visiting his sponsoring churches. The Rev. Paul Jeffrey is a missionary documenting the work of the church around the world as senior correspondent for Response, the magazine of United Methodist … Read More

CALL TO PRAYER // LAX Incident 2013

Brothers and Sisters, On this All Saints day in which we remember those faithful servants of God who have gone before us, we again find ourselves facing violence and death.

Many of you are aware of the fact that several … Read More

GBHEM Thanks Cal-Pac for Offering

In a letter to Los Angeles Area Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, General Board of Higher Education and Ministry General Secretary Kim Cape expressed gratefulness for the California-Pacific Annual Conference’s “strong support of the churchwide apportioned funds.”

As was previously reported, … Read More

UMPIP Toolkit Available for Churches

A message from the General Board of Pensions:

We recognize that administering UMPIP is a responsibility that is shared between the local churches, conferences and the General Board of Pension and Health Benefits (General Board). To make this as easy … Read More

Counseling Funds Available for Clergy and Families

The Orders Executive Committee has counseling funds available to help Cal-Pac clergy members and their families with mental health assistance.

The Orders of Ministry is able to assist provisional and full clergy members, including those in the retired relationship, in … Read More