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Justice & Compassion EMT

The Justice & Compassion Essential Ministry Team exists to act on behalf of the California-Pacific Annual Conference to empower, connect and resource laity, clergy, congregations and communities as they meaningfully engage in ministries of justice and compassion, both locally and globally. (2014 Journal, I-19)


23aprAll Day03may[Postponed from 2020] UMC General Conference(All Day) PDT

18may9:00 AM11:00 AMWJ UMVIM Team Leader Refresher Training - May 2024 (Disaster Response)9:00 AM - 11:00 AM PDT

09jun6:00 PMAC2024: Pre-Conference Briefing6:00 PM PDT

12junAll Day15AC2024: The 40th Annual Session of the California-Pacific Conference(All Day) PDT


Dori Fotsch
Chair, Justice & Compassion EMT

Rev. Gary Williams
Vice Chair, Justice & Compassion EMT (Church & Society)

Deanna Daniel
Conference Secretary of Global Ministries, Justice & Compassion EMT

Rev. Dr. Denyse Barnes
Director of Justice & Compassion EMT
626.568.7356 | dbarnes@

Nancy Perez-Barceló
Administrative Assistant
626.568.7357 | nbarcelo@

District Representatives:
  • East:  TBA
  • Hawaii:  JoAnn Fukumoto
  • North:  Linda Graul
  • South:  TBA
  • West: Lisa Palombi


Support Cal-Pac JCEMT Efforts:

  • Border Ministries
    • You Are Not Alone / No Están Solos (for migrant children)
  • Disaster Response
  • Strength for the Journey (HIV/AIDS)
  • other

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