Volunteers Requested for No Estan Solos Summer Camp

The No Estan Solos Retreat is requesting volunteers to serve as group counselors for the event taking place June 26th thru July 1st, 2016.

Each group counselor leads a smaller group of young people, creating personal connections with them and … Read More

Recap – Day Seven

By Joey Butler United Methodist News Service

General Conference 2016 may have started off slowly, but it’s full steam ahead now. On a day with a full docket, delegates considered whether to give $20 million to a group of church … Read More

A Pastoral Response to A Love Letter To Our Church From LGBTQI Religious Leaders

We speak from among those who are called to shepherd the United Methodist flock.  Our hearts break knowing that some United Methodists from their suffering and vulnerability have written a love letter to our church at great risk to themselves.  … Read More

Council of Bishops President Explains Conversations on Church Reimagination

This morning, Bishop Bruce R. Ough (Dakotas-Minnesota Episcopal Area), President of the Council of Bishops, informed the General Conference that the Council of Bishops is concerned about the divisions in The United Methodist Church. He was referring to the divisions … Read More

Free Registration Ends Soon

Online registration without charge for Members of Annual Conference 2016 ends on May 20, 2016.

Beginning on May 21, 2016, registration for Clergy and Lay Members will require a fee of $50.

Please register now.

For questions, contact Jennifer Gaylord, Conference … Read More

Week One Recap – Cal-Pac is In The House!

Without a doubt, those gathered for General Conference 2016 have experienced many things.

Some have experienced the difficulty of adapting to using tablet devices instead of placards in following parliamentary procedure. Others have experienced joy in reuniting with close friends … Read More

Follow General Conference 2016

This past weekend, over 120 individuals and local congregations throughout the California-Pacific Conference who signed up for the General Conference 2016 Prayer Vigil covered the 24 hours of May 1, 2016 with prayer for General Conference 2016 which officially begins … Read More

Preparing for the 32nd Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference

Conference Schedule Overview – An overview of the 32nd Annual Session is now available.  A detailed schedule will become available in the coming weeks.  View the Schedule Overview

Pre-Conference Briefing – Pre-Conference Briefing this year is scheduled for Wednesday, … Read More

Delegation of Indigenous People of the Philippines Welcomed to Cal-Pac

In tear-filled testimony, Bai Norma Capuyan, Secretary of the Kalumaran Mindanaoo, shared her experience of bullets flying past as a crowd of protesting indigenous farmers was violently dispersed by police.

The protest was for food relief as the effects of … Read More

United Methodist Insurance Elects New President and Chief Operating Officer

The Board of Directors for United Methodist Insurance (UMI), the insurance company for the denomination’s local churches and a fully-owned, not-for-profit subsidiary of the General Council on Finance and Administration, is announcing the election of Rev. Dr. Stephen C. Hundley … Read More