Panelists Explore How to Support Children at Back-To-School Time During COVID-19

“I think this is a crucial time for the church to really stand up and--not only for the spiritual journey for youth, but also--care for their educational journey,” stated ...

California-Nevada/California-Pacific Prayer featured in UMW response magazine

Editor's Note: The following is adapted from a February 2020 Facebook post by UMW Conference President Sally Wentzel. Sally Wentzel, California-Nevada Conference UMW ...

Courage: Children's Worship for Sunday August 9th and opportunities to help create worship episodes!

The Children’s Worship episode for August 9 draws from Matthew 14: 22-29. Join us as Snappy meets Helen, Mort meets Pearl, and kids gets to meet Dan, the Lion. Plus, Rev. Dr. ...

COVID-19 support for Asian American churches

Editor's Note: California-Nevada's Rev. John Oda wrote the following commentary for UMNews about the good work that grants from the Asian American Language Ministry Plan makes...

In Hard Times: Chicken feed for the flock

The role of chickens during the pandemic? For Pastor Marylee Sheffer the answer might be, “Inspiration and comfort.” The small flock she keeps at the Napa parsonage do ...

Susanville UMC’s HOPE Food Pantry’s assistance to the Lassen County Hog & Gold Fire Evacuation Center

With a major forest fire just miles away, Susanville UMC’s recently launched HOPE (Helping Other People Eat) Food Pantry leveraged their network of community partners to ...

Virtual VBS: Compassion camp at FUMC Santa Rosa

 With summer activities being impacted by the pandemic, Vacation Bible School, a big part of our Children's Ministries program at First United Methodist Church Santa Rosa, ...

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