UMC Churches Support International Vigil

"I think that it is important for people of faith to take a stand that is consistent with the values that we learn from the Gospels, from Jesus, and from our faith traditions," said Sharon Delgado, a retired United Methodist pastor from Nevada City, while standing alongside other protestors on Friday, July 12 during Lights For Liberty: A Vigil to End Human Detention Camps, at the Yuba City County Jail in Marysville, California – the last remaining detention center in northern California. It houses 170 detainees, including women and children.

Bishops call for new ways of embodying unity through mission, relationships

The bishops of The United Methodist Church will seek to strengthen annual conferences in 2019 through the ministries of sending and missional strategy, Bishop Kenneth Carter, ...

The 'Secret Life' of a Cal-Nev Deacon

This week UM News reporter Jim Patterson profiled a California-Nevada Annual Conference deacon, Rev. Mike Friedrich, who has a "secret life" as a comic book writer of renown. ...

Slavery Anniversary Leads to New Discussions

In August 1619, about 50 people from Angola arrived in Jamestown, Virginia – the first African slaves in what is now the U.S. Four hundred years later, African Americans still...

United Methodists Called to Action on Behalf of Migrants

Declaring, “We cannot be silent in this hour. The voice and actions of The United Methodist Church must be heard and experienced in this moment,” three agency general ...

Throng of UMs Joins Bishop to Participate in SF Pride Parade

More than 200 United Methodists from around the Bay Area joined Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño in marching in the SF Pride parade, Sunday, June 30, in San Francisco. “It was a ...

Disaffiliation & Non-Payment of Apportionments Statement of the Extended Cabinet

After the conclusion of our Annual Conference Session, the California-Nevada Conference Cabinet went into a retreat to review the actions and the discussions that took place ...

Open hearts. Open minds. Open doors.