Colfax UMC Celebrates 150 Years of ‘Loving, Joyful’ Witness

Sunday, October 7, 2018 was radiant with golden sunshine in California’s gold country, while an occasional soft breeze stirred branches not yet ready to flaunt fall colors. At Colfax United Methodist Church, it was a day of celebration. Not a golden anniversary, not even a platinum jubilee, but a sesquicentennial, marking 150 years of ministry.

Be ‘Hands of Hope’ with Middletown Fire Recovery Trip

In 2015, four lives lost; 1,300 homes destroyed; 76,000 acres burned. In 2018, another devastating fire. Where is hope in the midst of seasons of despair? In the case of ...

Join 2019 Mission Trip to Puerto Rico

Hurricane Maria, one of the most powerful hurricanes in history, devastated the Island of Puerto Rico in 2017. Aware that recovery would be long and challenging, members of ...

UMCOR Is at Work as Hurricane Michael Assails Gulf Coast

California-Nevada Annual Conference Disaster Response Director Sonja Edd-Bennett is monitoring the situation in the aftermath of Hurricane Michael and will be communicating ...

An Interview with the New Conference Exec. Director of Congregational Development

Just three months into his new role as Executive Director of Congregational Development for the California-Nevada Annual Conference, The Rev. Craig S. Brown says he doesn’t ...

Merced Students Debate Human Relationships in the #MeToo Era

Merced College students examined the momentous topic of sexual assault and violence toward women in the #MeToo era, when they gathered for Wesley Club on Thursday, September ...

Exploring Your Ministry Style

“Exploring Your Ministry Style” is a two-day workshop for pastoral leaders sponsored by the California-Nevada Office of Congregational Development featuring Jim Griffith, ...

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