frank schaefer Archives | The California-Pacific Conference of The United Methodist Church

Bishop Carcaño’s Statement on Judicial Council Ruling on Frank Schaefer

I rejoice in the decision of the Judicial Council in the case of Rev. Frank Schaefer for I believe it affirms our United Methodist commitment to doing all the good we can in the name of Jesus our Lord. Already … Read More

Bishop Carcaño’s Episcopal Address 2014

Clergy and lay members of the California-Pacific Annual Conference, friends, brothers and sisters all:  Grace and peace to you in the name of Christ Jesus our Lord and Savior!  What a joy it is to be with all of you … Read More

Bishop Carcaño’s Invitation to Rev. Frank Schaefer

Brothers and Sisters,

At our annual conference session earlier this year we celebrated the visionary leadership of Bishop Gerald Kennedy who in 1963 invited to come to the West 8 Methodist pastors from Mississippi who had been condemned and ostracized … Read More

In Response to Rev. Schaefer’s Case

It was with great sadness and frustration that we read of the action taken 
by a jury of the Rev. Frank Shaefer’s peers regarding his officiating at a
same gender wedding for his son.  The debate within The United Methodist Church
 … Read More