Death of Bishop Rüdiger Minor - Tuesday, September 05

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   One of the Bishops of our church, Bishop Rüdiger Minor of Germany, has died. In The United Methodist Church, bishops are bishops for the whole church.    From 1986 to 1992...

Prayers for the Caribbean and Florida Keys - Tuesday, September 05

Brothers and Sisters,   You are aware that another hurricane, Hurricane Irma, a category 5 storm, is quickly approaching the Caribbean. It is scheduled to affect Puerto Rico, Vieques, Culebra, and the...

Labor Day Message - Friday, September 01

Brothers and Sisters,   I am praying that all of you will have a blessed and restful Labor Day holiday.  Be safe and keep Mother Nature safe as well.   May we remember to pray together for all who ...

Special Offering for Hurricane Harvey Relief, Sept. 3rd - Friday, September 01

Dear Brothers and Sisters,   We have watched this week as Hurricane Harvey continues to wreak havoc along the Gulf Coast of Texas and Louisiana.  I know that you join me in praying for those who are ...

Sacramento District Name Change to Los Rios District - Tuesday, August 22

Sisters and Brothers, Grace and peace to you in the name of Christ Jesus!  I pray that this summer is bringing all of you some time for rest and renewal.  I am aware of those of you who work long ...

A Reflection on Charlottesville, VA - Saturday, August 19

43 “You have heard that it was said, ‘You shall love your neighbor and hate your enemy.’ 44 But I say to you, Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you, 45 so that you may be children of ...

Bishop Carcaño's Statement Concerning Council of Bishops Meeting in the Philippines - Wednesday, July 19

July 19, 2017 Bishop Ciriaco Francisco     Bishop Jose C. Gamboa, Jr.                 Bishop Rodolfo Juan                               Bishop Benjamin Justo                          Bishop Emerito ...

Goto Appointed District Superintendent for El Camino Real District - Sunday, July 02

It is with joy that I announce that I am appointing the Rev. Shinya Goto to serve as the next District Superintendent for the El Camino Real District effective July 1, 2017.  For the past five years, ...

Statement About Judicial Council Decision No. 1341 - Friday, April 28

April 28, 2017   Friends,   Earlier today the Judicial Council of The United Methodist Church released its decision on the declaratory ruling that the South Central Jurisdiction requested when Bishop ...

Faith Sign-On Letter to Governor Brown and the CA State Legislature - Thursday, April 20

Brothers and Sisters,   In this season of Eastertide, I invite you to consider joining me in supporting the Faith Sign-On Letter to Governor Brown and the CA State Legislature – A Call to Compassion, ...
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