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Ways United Methodists Can Help Immigrant Families Prepare for the Implementation of President Obama’s Executive Order

As United Methodists we believe that the injunction issued in February that has temporarily delayed President Obama’s Executive Order intended to bring relief to immigrant families will be set aside. As immigrant families prepare for this good day there are … Read More

GBGM Matching up to $1 Million on #GivingTuesday

On December 2, United Methodists once again are invited to extend the spirit of giving thanks into the Advent season by participating in Giving Tuesday.

Every gift made online through The Advance at on Dec. 2 will be matched … Read More

Rev. Rick Pearson Recognized in Ventura’s “25 over 50”

Among the Ventura County Star’s “25 over 50” of 2014 is Rev. Rick Pearson of North Oxnard United Methodist Church.

Rev. Pearson was profiled as “instrumental in [North Oxnard UMC] becoming a reconciling congregation,” and for his previous service as … Read More

UM Judicial Council “Finds No Errors” in Rev. Schaefer Appeal Decision

After a ruling by the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church to uphold the reinstatement of Rev. Frank Schaefer, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño of the California-Pacific Conference stated, “I rejoice in the decision of the Judicial Council in the … Read More

Blanketing the Southland: The United Methodist Men of Pacoima UMC

Knowing the average low temperature in the San Fernando Valley in December is 41F degrees, the Pacoima United Methodist Church chapter of the United Methodist Men (UMM) is getting to work now to collect warm coverlets for the homeless for … Read More

Lee Elected to UMHEF Board

Rev. Jonathan Lee of Holliston United Methodist Church (Pasadena, CA) has been elected to the Board of Trustees of the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF).

UMHEF provides scholarship aid for United Methodist students attending the over 100 United Methodist-related … Read More

Lay Servant Ministry School: Crescenta Valley (Nov 2014)

On Saturdays November 8 and 15, 2014, Basic and Advanced classes will be offered for Lay Servant Ministries.

Classes include Basic, UM Polity, and Leading Worship.

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Empty Bowls: Crescenta Valley

It is finally Fall and that means it’s time for another Empty Bowls at Crescenta Valley United Methodist Church located at 2700 Montrose Ave., in Montrose. It will be from 4:30-8 PM on Saturday, October 11, 2014.

Empty Bowls has … Read More

Leadership and Anxiety in the Church: A Family Systems Perspective

Hope United Methodist Church in San Diego is hosting a one-day workshop from Lombard Mennonite Peace Center on November 6, 2014, called “Leadership and Anxiety in the Church: A Family Systems Perspective”.

The workshop is led by Richard Blackburn who … Read More

Deepening Your Effectiveness (Los Altos UMC)

Los Altos United Methodist Church is hosting a full day workshop where you will learn the primary facts about the 6 stages of spiritual development, the principles of discipleship and how to apply them in practical ways through the use … Read More