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

Memorial Service Information for Leanne Nakanishi

A memorial service for Leanne Nakanishi, formerly Conference Secretary, will be held on:

Saturday, April 30, 2016, 2:00PM Westwood United Methodist Church 10497 Wilshire Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90024

Parking is available in an adjacent parking structure.  Signs will be … Read More

Recommended Online Distracted Driver Training

The Cal-Pac Finance Office is recommending this online distracted driver training for church employees and volunteers for free until April 30, 2016.

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Philippines Task Force Joins April 8 Global Day of Action

As part of the Global Day of Action, the Cal-Pac Taskforce Philippines is calling for a 24 hour fast on April 8, 2016 in solidarity with the farmers and our United Methodist sisters and brothers who continue live out their … Read More

Volunteers Needed for Oklahoma and South Carolina Disaster Recovery

Disaster recovery volunteers are being called upon for recovery work in Oklahoma and South Carolina after severe flooding.  The recovery effort is expected to take up to three years for South Carolina.

The recovery work usually consists of a week-long … Read More

US Postal Service Unveils Bishop Richard Allen Stamp at Thousand Oaks UMC

On February 27, 2016, the United Methodist Church of Thousand Oaks hosted the unveiling of a United States Postal Service Black Heritage Stamp honoring Bishop Richard Allen, founder of the African Methodist Episcopal Church.

According to the USPS, “The stamp … Read More

Lois Balsley Scholarship Application Now Open

Lois Balsley, a faithful member of Torrance First United Methodist Church, established a scholarship fund for students within the California-Pacific United Methodist Conference with preference given to a student from Torrance First United Methodist Church.

Applicants must meet the following … Read More