Love and Support to Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters - Thursday, February 16

February 3, 2017 A Message of Love and Support to Our Muslim Brothers and Sisters Beloved Ones, We bring you greetings in the name of your brothers and sisters of the 370 United Methodist Churches ...

Stand in Solidarity with Refugee and Muslim Communities - Thursday, February 02

Brothers and Sisters,   On Friday, January 27, President Trump issued an executive order halting the entire U.S. refugee resettlement program for 120 days, indefinitely barring Syrian refugees and ...

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 ...