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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

September 2019

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

CA-NV Foundation (A)

Thursday, September 5, 2019 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

Gathering of Orders Planning Meeting (Zoom Meeting)

Thursday, September 5, 2019 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Israel-PalestineTask Force (A)

Friday, September 6, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A
Will not be requiring lunch.

Mission Services Committee (B)

Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Schedule ZOOM as well from 9:30am-4pm

CUIR (A)

Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A
Meeting of the Conference Committee on Christian Unity and Interreligious Relationships

Advocacy and Justice Committee (C)

Saturday, September 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

Growing Young Kickoff Webinar (B)

Monday, September 9, 2019 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM

New Pastor's Orientation (B)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Location: Conference Office Room B

New Pastors' Orientation (C)

Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Location: Conference Office Room C

BOOM Executive Team (A)

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

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, September 10, 2019 2:00 PM to 3:55 PM

RCA Full Board of Directors (B)

Wednesday, September 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office (B)

ACS Sites Committee (B)

Thursday, September 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
We will meet 10 - 11 as a committee including our agent, then invite the Sacramento Convention Center in at 11 to present.

2019 Faith Service Xtreme

Friday, September 13, 2019 to Sunday, September 15, 2019
Faith Xtreme youth event is changing to FAITH SERVICE XTREME! The dates are September 13-15, 2019 at Point Pleasant United Methodist Church, 3329 Point Pleasant Road, Elk Grove CA 95757. Point Pleasant UMC is welcoming 6th-12th grade youth with ...

Nominations Committee Retreat

Sunday, September 15, 2019 4:30 PM to Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 4:00 PM
Location: Mercy Center Auburn

Mentor Training (BOOM) C

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

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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Board Of Pensions (B)

Wednesday, September 25, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office B

Setting The Atmosphere - A Praise & Worship Workshop

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Grace United Methodist Church
SETTING THE ATMOSPHERE! - The Music Department of Grace UMC is excited to present an amazing opportunity for ministry! We are "Setting The Atmosphere" with a Praise & Worship Workshop on Saturday, September 28, 2019 from 9:am to 4:pm and you are ...
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Bay District Lay Leader Retreat

Saturday, September 28, 2019 9:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Peace of our Lord be with you! We are excited to invite all Bay District laity and clergy to join in the first Bay District Laity Retreat on Saturday, September 28, 2019, 9:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Castro Valley UMC 19806 Wisteria Street Castro Valley, CA...

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

Extended Cabinet Meeting (B)

Tuesday, October 1, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Conference Staff Worship- Bishop

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 9:00 AM
Location: Conference Office Room C

Appointive Cabinet Meeting

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Israel-Palestine Task Force/Task Force on Criminalization of Children item #22 (C)

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

Appointive Cabinet Meeting

Thursday, October 3, 2019 9:30 AM to 4:00 PM

Central Valley District UMW Annual Celebration

Saturday, October 5, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 AM
Annual Celebration of the Central Valley District United Methodist Women: Celebrating in the Holy Spirit: Faith, Hope and Love in Action. Reedley First UMC, 1461 11th Street, Reedley. Registration & Coffee at 9:00 a.m., program begins at 9:45 a.m. ...

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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Full BOOM and Appointive Cabinet at Zephyr Point

Tuesday, October 8, 2019 4:00 PM to Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 3:00 PM

Conference Committee Chairs and Conveners Training (A)

Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A

RCA Executive Committee (B)

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

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

Discernment Team Training (A)

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.

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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ACS Meeting (B)

Thursday, October 10, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

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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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 ...

CA-NV Conference UMW Annual Celebration

Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:00 AM to 3:00 AM
Annual Celebration of the CA-NV Conference United Methodist Women: Celebrating in the Holy Spirit. JOIN US…For a day filled with song, praise, worship, “Legacy Moments” and lots of opportunities to share with your United Methodist sisters! Saturday, ...

CA-NV Conference UMW Annual Celebration - Merced UMC

Saturday, October 19, 2019 8:45 AM to 3:00 PM
United Methodist Women from across the conference gather to celebrate their work throughout 2019 …. Keynote Speaker: Central Valley District Superintendent, Debra Brady …. Business meeting .... Election of 2020 conference officers as well as Western ...

Children and Poverty/NetworX afilliates (B)

Tuesday, October 22, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

UMVIM Team Leader Training

Saturday, October 26, 2019 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Location: Los Altos UMC
The Mission Volunteer Team Leader training teaches you how to create and lead small groups of volunteers, create hands-on ministry projects, facilitate a powerful spiritual journey and host team projects that transform individuals and make a ...
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Core Team (B)

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

FACT Engagement Team Meeting (B)

Tuesday, October 29, 2019 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Advocacy and Justice Committee (B)

Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office B

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)

Young People's Ministry Committee (B)

Friday, November 8, 2019 3:00 PM to Saturday, November 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

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

BOOM Executive Team (B)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Episcopacy Committee Meeting

Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

Core Team (B)

Saturday, November 16, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B
Work with Sandy for Lunch

Clergy Boundary Training 101 (B)

Monday, November 18, 2019 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

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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Core Team (B)

Tuesday, November 19, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Mission Service Committee (C)

Saturday, December 7, 2019 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Room C

CFA (B)

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

BOOM Executive Team (B)

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

Extended Cabinet Meeting (B)

Wednesday, December 11, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Conference Staff Worship-Debra

Thursday, December 12, 2019 9:00 AM

Appointive Cabinet Meeting

Thursday, December 12, 2019 10:00 AM to 5:30 PM

Appointive Cabinet Meeting

Friday, December 13, 2019 9:00 AM to 11:30 AM

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 ...

WJ Hispanic/Latino Ministry Council Meeting (C)

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 9:00 AM to Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 4:30 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

RCA Full Board of Directors (B)

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

CA-UMW Group (C)

Friday, January 10, 2020 to Sunday, January 12, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room C

Conference Staff Worship-Bishop

Friday, January 10, 2020 10:00 AM

Extended Cabinet Meeting (B)

Friday, January 10, 2020 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Core Team (B)

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

BOOM Executive Team

Tuesday, January 14, 2020

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, January 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:30 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

Gathering of The Orders

Tuesday, January 28, 2020 to Thursday, January 30, 2020
Location: Asbury UMC
Registration will be at 3:30 on 01/28/2020 Dinner will be served at 5:30 on 01/28/2020 Lunch will be served on 01/30/2020

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

BOOM Executive Team

Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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

Mission Service Committee (B)

Saturday, March 7, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Room B

BOOM

Tuesday, March 10, 2020

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

RCA Full Board of Directors (B)

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

CLM Training (B)

Monday, March 16, 2020 to Friday, March 20, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room B

Episcopacy Committee Meeting

Saturday, March 21, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

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

BOOM

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Lay Church Planter's Meeting (B)

Saturday, April 18, 2020

CLM Training (B)

Monday, April 20, 2020 to Friday, April 24, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room B

CA-UMW Group (B)

Saturday, April 25, 2020 to Sunday, April 26, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room B

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:30 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

BOOM

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

Annual Conference Session

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

CA-UMW Group (B)

Saturday, July 11, 2020 to Sunday, July 12, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room B

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Core Team (B)

Saturday, August 15, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, September 8, 2020 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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