On Friday, Nov. 10, the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church meeting at Lake Junaluska, North Carolina, issued a statement concerning the present situation in Gaza.
Read on how you can join the call for a ceasefire in Gaza and learn more about what the UMC, UWF, and our ecumenical/interfaith partners are doing. This resource is compiled by the Cal-Nev UMC Palestine Taskforce.
Bishop Minerva Carcaño announced on December 31 that the Rev. Mary Maaga, pastor at Galt UMC, will serve as Central Valley District Superintendent (DS) effective July 1, 2024. DS David Niu, who currently holds that role, will transition to DS of the Los Rios District as DS Shinya Goto is cycling off the cabinet and returning to the local church. Read the announcement from the Bishop here: https://www.cnumc.org/newsdetails/district-superintendent-appointments-for-2024-18190292