santa barbara Archives | The California-Pacific Conference of The United Methodist Church

Frank Schaefer to be Assigned to Isla Vista Student Ministry (Santa Barbara, CA)

I am grateful for the action of the committee on appeals in the Frank Schaefer case.  In line with our disciplinary procedures the committee on appeals has clearly stated that a fair punishment for past actions has already been imposed … Read More

United Methodist Church Caring for Santa Barbara In Aftermath of Shooting

The Sunday following the shootings was difficult for the Santa Barbara community including our Korean United Methodist Church (Goleta, CA) and Santa Barbara First United Methodist Church (Santa Barbara).

A member of Santa Barbara Korean had witnessed the shooting.  And, … Read More

Call to Prayer: Santa Barbara Shooting

Let us, as the California-Pacific Conference, continue to keep in prayer the students, families, and communities affected by the shooting this week in Santa Barbara.

Our United Methodist local churches in the Santa Barbara area are working together in an … Read More