1) Happening March 4-6, 2016 at Camp Lazy W Ranch, the Bishop’s Confirmation Retreat is based on the theme, “Inspiring the World!”. 2) The UMVIM Leader Training Course (January 16, 2016) and the Early Response Training (January 26, 2016) are both coming up! 3) Rev. Greg Batson, President & CEO of the California-Pacific United Methodist Foundation, is leading “Grace & Generosity: Texts for Preaching Stewardship” on January 27, 2016 at Aldersgate Retreat Center. 4) On January 30, 2016, the West District Training and North District Training events are equipping leaders with skills and resources for disciple-making! 5) Claremont School of Theology, the Center for Pacific Asian-American Ministries, and the Clinebell Institute is partnering for Asian-American pastors in “Pastoral Care for Our Caring Pastors” on February 3-4, 2016. *Resources are available for Human Relations Sunday and Claremont School of Theology Sunday!