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Blake Busick
District Superintendent
Blake Busick

Cindy Buna
Administrative Assistant for Los Rios and Great Northern Districts
Cindy Buna

(916) 374-1502
1350 Halyard Drive
West Sacramento, California 95691

Events

July 2019

Holiday--Office Closed

Thursday, July 4, 2019

Advocacy and Justice Committee (B)

Saturday, July 6, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

2019 Toyon L.I.T Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 10:00 AM to Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Location: Monte Toyon
Leaders In Training (L.I.T) L.I.T is for teens ages 15-17 who have completed their sophomore year of high school. L.I.T campers will go through a series of training session that will provide leadership skills and training for working with kids. L.I.T...
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2019 Toyon Camp

Sunday, July 7, 2019 4:00 PM to Saturday, July 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Location: Monte Toyon
Toyon Camp serves children entering 3rd grade through 9th grade. Come spend a week in nature and deepen your relationship with God. At Toyon Camp you will make new friends, play games, hike, learn archery, climb a rock wall, do lots of arts and ...
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Nomination Zoom Meeting (B)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Nominations Committee (A)

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

YOUTH 2019

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 12:00 PM to Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 9:00 AM
Location: Kansas City Convention Center
YOUTH 2019 IS FOR ALL UNITED METHODIST YOUTH, GRADES 6-12, AND THEIR LEADERS. Join thousands for 4 days of discipleship, worship, Bible study, service opportunities, and life-changing fun! Expect inspiration, support, and challenges to grow ...
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CA/NV Conference UMW (B)

Saturday, July 13, 2019 9:00 AM to Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office B

Los Rios District Union Mtg. (A)

Saturday, July 13, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

2019 Lodestar L.I.T Camp

Sunday, July 14, 2019 10:00 AM to Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 11:00 AM
Location: Camp Lodestar
Leaders In Training (L.I.T) L.I.T is for teens ages 15-17 who have completed their sophomore year of high school. L.I.T campers will go through a series of training session that will provide leadership skills and training for working with kids. L.I.T...
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2019 Camp Lodestar

Sunday, July 14, 2019 3:00 PM to Saturday, July 20, 2019 at 10:00 AM
Location: Camp Lodestar
Camp Lodestar is for children entering 3rd grade through 9th grade.This is an opportunity for your children and youth to be a part of a week of faith formation through an intentional Christian living community, curriculum in small groups with daily ...
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Mega Circuit Meeting (B)

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office (B)

Harris Memorial Alumni Federation Biennial Gathering (C)

Friday, July 19, 2019 1:00 PM to Sunday, July 21, 2019
Location: Conference Office (C)

Great Northern District Retreat @ Mercy Center Auburn CA

Friday, July 19, 2019 3:00 PM to Sunday, July 21, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Location: Sisters of Mercy Retreat Center
Great Northern District United Methodist Women 2019 Spiritual Retreat At Sisters of Mercy Retreat Center, 535 Sacramento St., Auburn, CA Friday, July 19,2019 ~ 3 PM - Sunday, July 21, 2019 ~ Noon “Rise and Shine” Join us as we gather to pray, play, ...

2019 Shasta Family Camp

Saturday, July 20, 2019 to Friday, July 26, 2019
Shasta Family Camp is a United Methodist Church camp that has met up at Shasta every summer for decades. From hikes around the flower-filled fields to walks by the creek, this is the perfect spot to bond with friends and family and to be drawn closer...

2019 Asian Camp (grades 10th-soph college)

Sunday, July 21, 2019 to Saturday, July 27, 2019
Asian Camp is a summer camp for high school to college age youth entering 10th grade through their sophomore year in college. Asian American Summer Camp (AC) is a Christian youth camp sponsored by the National Japanese American United Methodist ...

Laura Interviews (B)

Friday, July 26, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Katherine Parker at Lafayette UMC

Sunday, July 28, 2019 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Lafayette UMC
The public is invited to a talk given by Katherine Parker, a water microbiologist serving as a United Methodist missionary in Nepal, on July 28, 6:30 p.m. in the Sanctuary, Lafayette UMC. Katherine hikes to various remote villages, where her work as ...

Sacramento Strategy Group Los Rios District (A)

Tuesday, July 30, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

Strategy Conversation (A)

Thursday, August 1, 2019 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

Pedaling Methodists: Marin Ride

Saturday, August 3, 2019

2019 Mission U - One Day Event

Saturday, August 3, 2019 8:00 AM to 3:30 PM
Location: First United Methodist Church, Santa Rosa
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EM360 Companion Training (A)

Monday, August 5, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

BOOM Executive Team (B)

Tuesday, August 13, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

RCA Spring Fling Committee (B)

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
Committee meeting of about a dozen people max

DCOM (B)

Friday, August 16, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

2019 Mission U Weekend Event

Friday, August 16, 2019 3:00 PM to Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Location: South Reno United Methodist Church
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Core Team (B)

Saturday, August 17, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

RCA Executive Committee (B)

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Called to Wholeness Retreat (A, B, C)

Wednesday, September 4, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Conference Center Rooms A, B, C

BOOM Executive Team (A)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

RCA Full Board of Directors (B)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 10:00 AM to Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Location: Conference Office (B)

CLM Training- Module III- Organization for Ministry ($40) Room C

Saturday, September 14, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

CFA (B)

Saturday, September 14, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
16 people with lunch please

Mentor Training (BOOM) C

Tuesday, September 17, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

Los Rios District Union Meeting & Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting (B)

Saturday, September 21, 2019 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
PLEASE ORDER LUNCH!!!!

Leadership Institute 2019

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 to Friday, September 27, 2019
Location: The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection
Registration is now open for Leadership Institute 2019, held September 25-27 at The United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Leawood, KS. The Church of the Resurrection, along with leading bishops, pastors and laity across the US, believes that...
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Retired Clergy & Enrichment Training (C)

Monday, September 30, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

Retired Clergy & Enrichment Training (C)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 8:30 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Center Room C

Transforming Conflict & Leading Change - Bay & El Camino Real Districts

Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: TBD
The Griffith Coaching network has designed a tailored workshop that will help pastors and key congregational leaders understand how to transform conflict into deeper community and how to lead churches in a season of change. Locations, Times & Dates:...
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RCA Executive Committee (B)

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Transforming Conflict & Leading Change - Los Rios & Great Northern Districts (C)

Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Center
The Griffith Coaching network has designed a tailored workshop that will help pastors and key congregational leaders understand how to transform conflict into deeper community and how to lead churches in a season of change. Locations, Times & Dates:...
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Discernment Team Training (B)

Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:00 AM to Friday, October 11, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
Please make the tables in room B into a U-shape.

Conflict Transformation (An Adaptive Change) (C)

Thursday, October 10, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C
For Los Rios and Great Northern District

Commission on Archives and History (A)

Friday, October 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Commission on Archives and History

Shining Lights on a Guided Path - A Day with Brian McLaren

Saturday, October 12, 2019 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Location: Reno-Sparks Convention Center
COST: $40 Presented by Reno First United Methodist Church Where are you on the Path?  Have you ever asked yourself if you’re losing your Christianity?  Do you question where Christianity is headed?  Has your personal Christianity moved beyond the ...
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CLM Training- Module IV- Connection for Ministry ($40) Room C

Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

UMW Buelah Committee (B)

Saturday, October 12, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office (B)

Growing Young Cohort

Friday, October 18, 2019 to Saturday, October 19, 2019
Location: St Mark's UMC
The Healthy Church Initiative is pleased to announce a partnership with the Fuller Youth Institute to help 30 of our congregations in our Annual Conference learn how to “grow young.” Based on detailed research with churches from over 80 ...

Core Team (B)

Saturday, October 26, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

CA-NV UM Foundation (B)

Thursday, November 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Center
Board of Directors meeting Room (B)

CA-NV UM Foundation Lunch (C)

Thursday, November 7, 2019 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room C

Los Rios District Union Meeting & Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting (A)

Saturday, November 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A
Los Rios District Union Meeting 10 AM - 2 PM Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting 2 PM - 4 PM

Plantación y Crecimiento de Congregaciones Hispano-Latinas (Planting & Growing Hispanic-Latino Congregations)

Monday, November 18, 2019 9:00 AM to Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Location: California-Nevada Conference Center
Plantación y Crecimiento de Congregaciones Hispano-Latinas​ Taller de Entrenamiento  18 al 20 de Noviembre del 2019 en West Sacramento, CA Lideres: Jim Griffith y Cesar DePaz El plantar, crecer y desarrollar congregaciones en comunidades ...
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H&L Bootcamp (C)

Monday, November 18, 2019 9:00 AM to Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 12:00 PM

Transforming Conflict & Leading Change - Central Valley District

Monday, November 18, 2019 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Wesley UMC
The Griffith Coaching network has designed a tailored workshop that will help pastors and key congregational leaders understand how to transform conflict into deeper community and how to lead churches in a season of change. Locations, Times & Dates:...
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CFA (B)

Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
16 people with lunch please

2019 Christmas Institute (CI)

Thursday, December 26, 2019 3:00 PM to Sunday, December 29, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Location: Old Oak Ranch Conference Center
NorCal Christmas Institute 2019 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 ...

RCA Full Board of Directors (B)

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Core Team (B)

Saturday, January 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Los Rios District Union Meeting & Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting (A)

Saturday, January 25, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A
Los Rios District Union Meeting 10 AM - 2 PM  Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting 2 PM - 4 PM

RCA Spring Fling Committee (B)

Wednesday, February 5, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
Committee meeting for about a dozen people

RCA Executive Committee (B)

Wednesday, February 12, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

CFA (B)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
16 people with lunch please

RCA Full Board of Directors (B)

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Los Rios District Union Meeting & Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting (A)

Saturday, March 28, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A
Los Rios District Union Meeting 10 AM - 2 PM Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting 2 PM - 4 PM

Core Team (B)

Saturday, April 4, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Los Rios District Union Meeting & Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting (A)

Saturday, May 30, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A
Los Rios District Union Meeting 10 AM - 2 PM Los Rios Bldgs/Location Committee Meeting 2 PM - 4PM

Annual Conference Session

Friday, June 12, 2020 to Monday, June 15, 2020
Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto

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