Cal-Pac Joining in Weekend of Prayer and Action to End Homelessness 2016

On October 14-16, 2016, the California-Pacific Conference is joining the Los Angeles Council of Religious Leaders and Interfaith Consortium in the Weekend of Prayer and Action to End Homelessness.

Rev. David Farley, Cal-Pac Director of Justice and Compassion Ministries, … Read More

Apply Now: 2017 Hunger Grant

Apply now for the 2017 Hunger Grant.

The grant is available for local church ministries that address the hunger needs of the community.

Since the 1970’s, the Cal-Pac Hunger Grant has been resourcing churches in feeding those in need in … Read More

Cal-Pac Volunteers in Mission Headed to Louisiana

Calling all Disaster Responders!

We have an opportunity to serve in the Baton Rouge area of Louisiana from November 14-21. Our primary tasks will be mitigating flood damage and securing homes before winter weather.  There are four churches in the area … Read More

Update on the Holy Jim Fire and Camp Lazy W Ranch

The fire is currently 2 ridge lines away from camp.

No evacuations have been ordered though we are watching it closely. If the fire comes over the closer ridge we will evacuate.

Everyone is safe, Prayers for continued firefighter safety, … Read More

Welcome Events for Bishop Grant J. Hagiya

The California-Pacific Committee on Episcopacy is pleased to announce the following dates of district events to officially welcome Bishop Grant Hagiya as the new episcopal leader of the Los Angeles Area (California-Pacific Conference), The United Methodist Church:

Hawaii District

September … Read More

How are Bishops Assigned?

This question, it seems, takes on center stage each time there is a change in episcopal leadership within an annual conference. It is no different this year after it was announced at the Western Jurisdictional Conference meeting in Scottsdale, Arizona … Read More

Bishop Carcaño to be Awarded Honorary Degree from Claremont School of Theology

On September 6, 2016, during its annual convocation ceremonies, Claremont School of Theology will award a Doctor of Divinity degree honoris causa to Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, Resident Bishop of the Phoenix Episcopal Area/Desert Southwest Conference from 2004 to 2012 … Read More

Urban Kids Camp & Next Steps

“We saw Jesus on the mountain” was the chant heard by camp counselors and other adult staff at this year’s Urban Kids Camp and Next Step; where our themes where “I’ve Got Talent; Showcasing our work for Jesus  and “Staying … Read More

Camp Wrightwood and the Blue Cut Fire

The Blue Cut Fire has taken over 30,000 acres, and its northwestern front is about 3 miles from Camp Wrightwood.

Thankfully, all summer camps are finished for the season and only a few staff remained when the fire started.

Many … Read More

A Response of Love in Redondo Beach

In June, the Youth Group at First United Methodist Church of Redondo Beach celebrated another year of ministry at their annual Youth Banquet. Especially in light of the heart-wrenching story of the mass shooting in Orlando, they have been working … Read More