Prayers for The Commission on a Way Forward - Friday, January 20

Brothers and Sisters,   At the 2016 General Conference of our United Methodist Church, the Council of Bishops was asked to help the Church find a way forward on the concern of human sexuality within a...

Meditation Based on Acts 3:1-10 - Thursday, January 19

Mediation delivered during the Conference Strategy Summit last Saturday, January 14, based on Acts 3:1-10. The Summit included the Core Team, Cabinet, member of the four mission focus areas, chairs of...

Meditation Based on I Corinthians 1:1-9 - Wednesday, January 18

Mediation delivered during Conference Center Worship last Wednesday, January 11, based on I Corinthians 1:1-9. I have been waking up every morning to the sound of the congressional hearings being ...

Bishop Carcaño's National Sanctuary Statement - Tuesday, January 17

National Sanctuary Press Conference, January 17, 2017        Statement of Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño   Thank you for the opportunity to be with you on this morning.  I want to share that United ...

Remembering the Dream - Monday, January 16

                                                            True peace is not merely the absence of tension; it is the presence of justice.       Martin Luther King Jr.   I wonder where the Rev. Dr. ...

Christmas Message from Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño - Friday, December 23

Beloved Brothers and Sisters,   As I write to you it is raining in Sacramento.  Having lived with you these past years of drought that have affected all of our area, I am reminded of God’s ...

UMC #GivingTuesday - November 29, 2016 - Tuesday, November 22

  Download Bulletin Insert Dear Friends, As we approach the holiday giving season, UMC #GivingTuesday is an opportunity to celebrate the spirit of cheerful Christian giving by making a donation ...

a Post-Election Message from Bishop Carcaño - Friday, November 11

Brothers and Sisters, We have lived some difficult months in this country; months of growing hostility among political leaders, with the lashing out at others in extreme ways, and not just at ...