Pacific Rim Youth Spring Gathering in Oakland in April

March 18, 2009

Youth - sign up now for the Pacific Rim Youth Spring Gathering, "Here I am, Lord," Friday-Saturday, April 17-18, at Laurel United Methodist Church in Oakland.


The gathering, or "moana" - a word meaning "deep waters, which bridge differences and borders" - will feature worship and discussion time, skits, games, a talent show, and time for reflection. Food and prizes, too!


Keynote speakers will be the Rev. Renae Extrum-Fernandez, Superintendent of the Bay View District of the California-Nevada Annual Conference, and Conference Youth and Camping Director Kelly Newell.


The youth groups from Laurel and Sanger UMCs will lead worship.


The Cal-Nevada Conference, Conference Pacific Islander Caucus, and Laurel UMC are event sponsors.


Register to attend by contacting Latu Koloto at 510-530-21888 or


Laurel UMC is located at 3525 Kansas Street, Oakland, CA 94619.


Download flyerhere.