Busick to Be Appointed District Superintendent for Great Northern District - Sunday, January 14

It is with joy that I announce that I will be appointing the Rev. Blake Busick to serve as the next District Superintendent for the Great Northern District effective July 1, 2018.  Rev. Busick has ...

UMC Bishops condemn President Trump’s “offensive” remarks against immigrants - Friday, January 12

Brothers and Sisters,   Earlier today I had our Conference Communications Office post the statement released by Bishop Bruce Ough, our Council of Bishops President.  The statement was in response to ...

Christmas Day Message - Sunday, December 24

December 25, 2017   Luke 20:1-20   And she gave birth to her firstborn son and wrapped him in bands of cloth, and laid him in a manger, because there was no place for them in the inn.  Luke 20:7   ...

Prayers from the Council of Bishops - Friday, November 10

Friends,   I have been at the Council of Bishops’ fall meeting this week. I thank you for your prayers for us.  You have been in my prayers.  This has been a critical week as we have considered a ...

Migration — a personal reflection - Thursday, November 09

Migration has been a part of my entire life and ministry. Perhaps it is because my father was an immigrant from Mexico who first came to the U.S. under the Bracero program in the 1940s. In the ...

Advocating for a Clean Dream Act - Thursday, November 02

Friends,   As you know, I spent yesterday in Washington D.C. advocating on behalf of The United Methodist Church for a Clean Dream Act.  You may want to consider our United Methodist Resolution on ...

All Saints Day - Wednesday, November 01

Brothers and Sisters,   On this All Saints Day may the saints you have known in your life inspire you to be faithful disciples of Jesus Christ!   I am in Washington D.C. representing our United ...

Visiting Napa and Novato - Wednesday, October 18

October 18, 2017   Brothers and Sisters,   Today was another very meaningful day.  United Methodists from our beloved California-Nevada Conference continue to amaze me with their faithfulness.   Rev. ...

Bishop Carcaño's Pastoral Itineration During the Wildfires - Tuesday, October 17

Visiting Napa and Novato October 18, 2017   Brothers and Sisters,   Today was another very meaningful day.  United Methodists from our beloved California-Nevada Conference continue to amaze me with ...

Visit with the Mendocino Circuit - Tuesday, October 17

October 17, 2017   Friends,   I start this pastoral report with an apology.  In yesterday’s report, I forgot to acknowledge Rev. Jola Bortner, pastor of the Rohnert Park UMC where we gathered for the ...
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