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Call to Prayer (Update): Filemoni Family

The Cal-Pac Office of Communications has received word that Wayside United Methodist Church Pastor Ola Filemoni’s son, Ola Jr., has died after being shot and spending time in an intensive care unit at a local hospital.

Let us pray for … Read More

Bishop Jack M. Tuell Has Died

Brothers and Sisters,

It is with sadness that I inform you that Bishop Jack M. Tuell died yesterday.

We are thankful for Bishop Tuell’s great leadership and the legacy he leaves with the California-Pacific Conference.  Let us remember to keep … Read More

In Memory of the Honorable Nelson Mandela

Brothers and Sisters,

The two times I had the privilege of being in the presence of the Honorable Nelson Mandela, he mentioned his ties to the Methodist Church.

He credited the Methodists for having educated him and thus prepared him … Read More

All Saints’ Day 2012

Blessed All Saints Day! On the journey of storms, displacement and delays, I was able to celebrate this blessed day at the Simpson Memorial Chapel of our United Methodist Church Building in Washington, D.C. In worship with our colleagues in … Read More