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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

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

Bilateral Dialogue Between Moravian Church Northern and Southern Provinces and The United Methodist Church

Representatives of the Moravian Church and The United Methodist Church met from 11 to 13 September 2014 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina for the fourth session of the dialogue.

The purpose of the meeting was to draft a joint statement declaring … Read More

Scott UMC’s 111th Anniversary

A Weekend of Praise, Worship, and Fellowship

Saturday, September 20, 2014 Gospel Fest – 5:00 p.m. Featuring: Lowell Edward Band, Carl Washington, “Voices” of First Pacoima UMC, Minister Lynn Gabriel and others

Sunday, September 21, 2014 10:00 a.m. Worship Service … Read More

Imperial Beach UMC Kicks Off City-Wide Food Drive to Support Broken Loaf Food Pantry

Every Saturday for the last twenty years, Imperial Beach United Methodist Church has opened its doors to offer a place to eat breakfast and take a shower.

In addition, the church’s Broken Loaf Food Pantry feeds more than 200 families … Read More

Commentary on the Death of Michael Brown

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I don’t know all the details or all the truth about the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri. What I do know is that we are all accountable for his death and accountable … Read More

“Re-Creando la Esperanza en Tiempos de Cambio” – MARCHA 2014 Comes to Cal-Pac

150 United Methodists, including 30 youth and young adults, from across the denomination gathered in El Segundo, CA for the 43rd gathering of the Metodistas Asociados Representando la Causa Hispano Americana, Methodist Associated to Represent the Cause of Hispanic-American, or … Read More