Registration for NorCal Chrsitmas Institute (CI) 2018 opening soon! Visit norcalci.org for more information! NorCal CI 2018 Theme: When the Fight Calls WHO WE ARE: We are a loving community unified by faith, putting into practice the connectional aspect of the United Methodist Church in youth, young adults, and their respective communities through year round activities culminating in an annual retreat for the five days after Christmas. WHY WE EXIST: We exist to strengthen the lives of youth and young adults through Jesus Christ by cultivating spiritual growth within a community of faith. OUR HOPE: Our hope is that through our ministry, the United Methodist Church will be ignited with young people passionate for Christ, empowered to go forth and serve as active members and leaders of their youth groups, churches, and communities in order to further His kingdom in the world. 1 Corinthians 16:13-14 13 Be on your guard; stand firm in the faith; be courageous; be strong. 14 Do everything in love.