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Official Summary of the 33rd Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference

Songs of praise and celebration ushered in the Spirit of God and enlivened the hearts of some 1,200 United Methodists gathered at the University of Redlands (Redlands, CA) for the 33rd Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference of The United … Read More

Important Notice Regarding Payment for Safe Gatherings

The Safe Gatherings abuse prevention, background screening and training program has been underway in the California-Pacific Conference for approximately two years. For the first year of the program, both the cost of the background check ($23 per person) and the … Read More

Western Jurisdiction Bishops Offer Pastoral Response to UMC Related to Judicial Council Decision Regarding Bishop Karen Oliveto’s Election

The members of the Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops of The United Methodist Church today presented a pastoral message to the church during the meeting of the denomination’s Council of Bishops in Dallas, Texas.

The message (below) is the … Read More

Judicial Council makes ruling; Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops responds

In its April 2017 meeting, the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church ruled that the consecration of an openly gay Bishop is against church law.  The ruling comes in response to a Petition for Declaratory Decision from the South … Read More

UMCOR Seeking Kits to be Collected at AC2017 and Volunteers for UMCOR West

The Cal-Pac Disaster Response Task Force will be collecting relief-supply kits at Annual Conference 2017.

Individuals and congregations are encouraged to give completed kits to their Annual Conference representative. They can be delivered to the Disaster Response Trailer on display … Read More

Cal-Pac Hosts Successful Western Jurisdiction Disaster Response Academy 2017

Our Cal-Pac Disaster Response Task Force is celebrating the success of our recent Disaster Response Academy. Over 120 attendees from our 7 Western Jurisdiction Annual Conferences gathered at the Ontario Airport Doubletree Hotel for 4 days of classes, workshops, worship … Read More

Announcement of Director of Camp Wrightwood

The California-Pacific Conference welcomes Kenny Funk as the new Director at Camp Wrightwood!

Kenny comes to us from his current position as Executive Director of Tall Oaks Conference Center in Linwood, KS, owned by the Disciples of Christ.  He has … Read More

Spanish American Institute Scholarship 2017 Applications Now Open

Applications are once again open for the Spanish American Institute (SAI) United Methodist Latino Youth Scholarships for 2017.

SAI continues to carry-on a century old mission of the Methodist Church School for Boys located in Gardena, California. Opening its doors … Read More

Lois Balsley Scholarship Application 2017 Now Open

Lois Balsley was a tiny woman (she was only 4’11” tall) with a big heart. She had a passion for education, young people, social justice, world travel and good music. In establishing the Lois Balsley Living Trust, she left all … Read More

Champions for Children Awards Dinner 2017

The San Fernando Valley Refugee Children Center will be hosting Champions for Children Awards Dinner on Friday, March 17, 2017.

This event brings advocates, government representatives, and other supporters for refugees and immigrants for a combined awards and fundraising event. … Read More