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October 13, 2020 |
Editor's note: Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño joined US Bishops within the Council to sign onto A Crisis of Faith in Democracy which calls "upon the people of the United Methodist Church to use their influence in their states, legislative districts, and ...

October 08, 2020 | Admin
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño is slated to be a part of the "Protests, Policies, Polls and the Pandemic panel for National Council of Churches' Christian Unity Gathering, scheduled for Monday, October 12th, 1:30 p.m. EDT / 10:30a PDT. The panel will ...

October 08, 2020 | Michelle Maldonado
There are still reasons to celebrate It is officially Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration that begins on September 15 and runs through October 15. This celebration began in 1968 under President Lyndon Johnson and was originally Hispanic Heritage ...

October 08, 2020 | Admin
Theme: Forgiveness Scripture:Matthew 18:21-22 This week Sondra Anderson from Santa Rosa UMC tells a story about how to forgive others. Make sure to watch to the very end to see what Mort holds on to! Click here to access the worship video.

October 08, 2020 | Admin
California-Nevada Conference Laity & Clergy are invited to join Courageous Conversations Workshop Part 2.  Conference Lay Leader Micheal Pope and friends will lead this second in a series of virtual workshops around engaging in Courageous ...

October 08, 2020 | JB Brayfindley
The fourth quarter of CNUMC Wednesday Webinars started on October 7th, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. hosted by Dr. Reginald T. Nichols, Director of Leadership Development. The panel discussion featured two guests, Sonja Edd-Bennett, Director of the Disaster ...

October 08, 2020 | Dedra Beauchamp
Over 4 Tuesday evenings in August and September, members of Fair Oaks United Methodist Church participated in a virtual Zoom book study focused on White Fragility by Robin DiAngelo.  The book study was led by Pastor Kim Montenegro and Corbin ...

October 08, 2020 | Admin
Virtual Homecoming Celebrates United Methodist Higher Education & Scholars   Nashville, TN | October 5, 2020 – On Tuesday, October 27 the United Methodist Higher Education Foundation will host a virtual “homecoming” to celebrate Methodism and higher...

October 08, 2020 | Admin
The Leadership Development Office presents an opportunity to get prepared for Advent with a free series The Gift of Revitalization: 6-week interactive online worship learning with Dr. Marcia McFee. We care about resourcing the churches in this area,...

October 08, 2020 | Admin
On October 7th Bishops of the Western Jurisdiction launched an engagement campaign designed to celebrate the radical inclusion and the diversity of people engaged in mission throughout the conferences of the WJ. The official launch video features WJ...

October 07, 2020 | Admin
  Campaign Encourages Congregational Engagement, Conversation    DENVER, Colo. (Oct. 6, 2020) – The Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church is beginning preparations for the next General Conference by recommitting itself to be a faithful,...

October 01, 2020 | Admin
The theme for this week's Children's Worship is Serving Others. The scripture is John 13. This week Rev. Lori Sawdon greets children who get to see a community breakfast in action and learn what service means. Don't forget to watch to the very ...

October 01, 2020 | Admin
 All California-Nevada conference clergy and laity are invited to join our Lay Leader Micheal Pope and friends for a virtual workshop around engaging in Courageous Conversations. Courageous Conversations is the first in a series of workshops that ...

October 01, 2020 | JB Brayfindley
“No longer have fires been limited to the Great Northern or Los Rios districts--every district has been hit,” stated Sonja Edd-Bennett, director of CNUMC Disaster Response Ministry, who is monitoring fires throughout the conference. “…and, the fires ...

October 01, 2020 | Admin
 On September 26th United Methodist volunteers gathered at the Bear Creek Community Center  in Boulder Creek, CA to help distribute 72 UMCOR clean up buckets and 16 wildfire buckets to people affected by wildfires as the community begins the long ...

October 01, 2020 | JB Brayfindley
“I found something amazing,” stated Rev. Shijung Shim, pastor of Castro Valley UMC. The multi-ethnic church is located in the suburbs with an average attendance of 72 people on Zoom for Sunday worship. Over the past years, giving has increased ...

October 01, 2020 | Jorge Domingues
“Our hearts are broken, but our souls are not! Governor Newson, we will be back!” chanted the hospitality workers that staged a vigil for 10 days at the Capitol demanding the California Governor Gavin Newsom sign the bill AB3216, passed by the ...

October 01, 2020 | Lindsey Bell-Kerr
Pastor Lindsey Bell-Kerr offers a reflection on Psalm 121 in a time when the hills in our community are burning. Click here to access and share Pastor Lindsey's reflection.

October 01, 2020 | Admin
For I am convinced that neither Covid 19, nor racial tension, neither our presence in worship, nor our absence, neither a poverty of resources, nor divisions within our denomination, will be able to separate us from the love of God that is in Christ ...

October 01, 2020 |
Wednesday Webinars resume October 7 with a timely session on disaster response and relief featuring California-Nevada conference director of Disaster Response Ministry Sonja Edd-Bennett. Dr. Reginald T.W Nichols, Director of Leadership Development ...

September 24, 2020 | Rev. Dr. Oliver S. Mangubat
Daly City United Methodist Church is celebrating her 50th founding anniversary on the 27th day of September, 10:30 am. With the theme “Growing Stronger, Growing Deeper and Reaching Higher with the Lord” and guided by Isaiah 40:31 - But those who ...

September 24, 2020 | Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño
Every year the US President sets the goal for the number of refugees who will be resettled in the US.  A refugee is someone who has fled their home country and cannot return because of a well-founded fear of persecution based on religion, race, ...

September 24, 2020 | JB Brayfindley
This week, Rev. Motoe Yamada Foor explains how much Jesus loves children and welcomes them! Mort gets stuck in a glass—again! Children discover how much God loves them. Click here to access the video.  

September 24, 2020 | Admin
Join Watsonville First United Methodist Church on Saturday, September 26, 2020, at 10:00 am, when the El Camino Real District United Methodist Women are hosting a Zoom online meeting, “Safe Havens: Encouraging Healthy Relationships at Home.” It is ...

September 24, 2020 | Admin
Join the General Commission on the Status and Role of Women and the Garrett-Evangelical Theological Seminary for I AM Her Women's Leadership Summit October 8-10th, 2020! This summitt will be hosted vitrually with keynote speaker Rev. Nadia ...

September 24, 2020 | Heather Hahn
Jesus calls his followers to love their neighbor. So why have Christians found ways to refuse their neighbors not just love but basic dignity? “We know better,” said the Rev. Mai-Anh Le Tran of United Methodist Garrett-Evangelical Theological ...

September 24, 2020 | Admin
Dr. Marcia McFee is offering a free 6 week training course for clergy and worship leaders in the California-Nevada Conference to help refresh worship. '"Reboot Your Worship" training started on September 20th, 2020. Our participation gives you ...

September 22, 2020 |
In the "before-times", Fair Oaks UMC designated the 1st Sunday of the month as Outreach Sunday. Sunrise Christian Food Ministry, a food bank serving Sacramento suburbs, was one of the ministries included in Outreach Sunday. Congregants were ...

September 20, 2020 | Admin
If you missed the any part of our Virtual Annual Conference Session this week, visit our Sessions-Resource page, our Facebook or our Youtube Channel to relive each moment. The homepage will remain 

September 17, 2020 |
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September 11, 2020 | Admin
The first all-virtual online gathering of the 2020 California-Nevada Annual Conference Session is less than a week away and resources for this year's conference are just a click away. To simplify your virtual annual conference experience, essential ...

September 11, 2020 | Admin
The theme for Children's Worship, Sunday September 13th is Rest and the scripture is Exodus 20:8-11   This week, Pastor Ong welcomes children who get to sing "'A Dazzling Bouquet", see Mort fall asleep, learn about the Sabbath with Marge Shunk and ...

September 11, 2020 | John Chamberlain
EAST TIMOR RELIGIOUS OUTREACH (ETRO) 1183 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541 Telephone: 510-270-8399; email: easttim@jps.net Dear Friends and Supporters, I am writing to you cooped up at home in the midst of a devastating plague, raging wildfires, ...

September 11, 2020 | Jean Reynolds
When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a communist.”  ― Dom Helder Camara, Dom Helder Camara: Essential Writings   Under the Duterte presidency in the Philippines, and in the face of the...

September 11, 2020 | Eveline Chikwanah
The national lockdowns imposed to counter the spread of the coronavirus in many African countries have created a fertile ground for violence against women and girls. United Methodists across the connection are speaking up for abuse survivors and ...

September 09, 2020 | Admin
Beginning September 9, 2020 until October 1, 2020, the Conference homepage will undergo some subtle changes to simplify your virtual annual conference session experience. You will begin to see a progressive transformation of content and resources on ...

September 06, 2020 | Micheal Pope
The Conference Lay Leadership Development team and I would like to invite all California-Nevada clergy to take part in the Laity Session on Friday, September 18th from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm. The Laity Session will provide an opportunity for you to hear...

September 04, 2020 | Admin
Leaders across the California-Nevada conference are at work, preparing for the upcoming 172nd session of our annual conference which takes place September 17th through the 20th. There are several opportunities for each of us to gather and give! ...

September 04, 2020 |
Called To Preach - Register Now! Lay Servant Ministries Advanced Two-Session Course Preaching 1: Claiming the Call to Preach—Text, Context Focus Date: OCT 10, 2020 | Time: 9 AM to 4 PM | Place: via ZOOM | Instructor: Rev. Bob Gilberg Register at htt...

September 04, 2020 | Admin
Sheltering in Love, UMCOR giving campaign designed to care for those impacted by COVID-19 has been named as the recipient of the California-Nevada 2020 Annual Conference Offering. Bishop Minerva recommended Sheltering in Love because she recognized ...

September 03, 2020 | Admin
Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño is a part of a faith leader cohort regularly in conversation with Governor Gavin Newsom's office around a wide range of issues and challenges facing people in communities around the state. On Friday August 28th Governor ...

September 03, 2020 | Admin
In an Interfaith Lecture series themed The Future We Want, The World We Need hosted by Chautauqua Institute,   Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño shared a presentation that included concepts around immigration, the beloved community and our role in building ...

September 03, 2020 | Admin
The theme for Children's Worship, Sunday September 6th is Following God (Moses Leads) and the scripture is Exodus 14:10, 13-14.   This week Pastor Latulala greets children, Snappy talks to a teen about trusting God, Momoko shows pictures of her sons ...

September 03, 2020 | Heather Hahn
“And it came to pass in those days, that there went out a decree from Caesar Augustus…” — Luke 2:1 When first asked to help with this year’s U.S. census, the Rev. Eric Reece was initially hesitant to add to his already packed schedule ministering ...

September 03, 2020 | Pastor Pablo Daniel Rovere
First UMC of Hanford has been called to give “Cleaning Supply Buckets” to ensure families have critical cleaning supplies. Packed with special care, each container holds cleaning supplies that help prevent the spread of COVID-19, including items such...

September 03, 2020 | Admin
The CA-NV Conference United Methodist Women are proud to host a webinar conversation with Rev. Jim Lawson, Jr. and Rev. Phil Lawson about their lives as activists, their insight into today’s events, their hopes for the future and what will be ...

August 28, 2020 | JB Brayfindley
“Welcome! What a strange time and what a strange way to be together,” stated Los Rios District Superintendent Shinya Goto and emcee for the recent Pre-Annual Conference Session Briefing for Los Rios, Great Northern and Central Valley districts on ...

August 28, 2020 | Admin
The theme for Children's Worship, August 30th is God's Calling. The scripture is Exodus 3:9-12.   This week Jose Pedro Cervantes welcomes kids, the Strathdees sing, Lamb-See-Do and Snappy return, and Mort helps write a song! Join the fun and share ...

August 28, 2020 | Kathy Gilbert
In one hour, four young United Methodist leaders addressed why now is the time for the church to engage in dismantling racism and how each local church can — and must — make a change in the communities where it is serving. Calling out the names of ...

August 28, 2020 | Admin
Editor's Note: Micheal Pope, California-Nevada Conference Lay Leader and AACLL Member at Large, joined with lay leaders across the United Methodist connection to publicly take a stand on dismantling racism.The following is an excerpt of the letter ...

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