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Blake Busick
District Superintendent
Blake Busick

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

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

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May 2020

Great Northern LS Class - Preaching

Friday, May 1, 2020 to Tuesday, June 30, 2020
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(POSTPONED) General Conference 2020

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 to Friday, May 15, 2020
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
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Webinar: Cultivating Community in Isolation – Panel Discussion

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Keeping community alive in our churches is one of the primary challenges facing our faith family in this time of shelter in place. Yet, it is also a missional opportunity to learn new ways of cultivating community that will both nourish and ...

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

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

BOOM Executive (B)

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 10:00 PM to 2:00 PM
We would like to meet in our usual meeting room. If the Cabinet is in need of it, the smaller conference room would be our 2nd choice.  I will order food.

Webinar: Ordering the life of the church during a pandemic

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
The life of a local church is much more than Sunday morning. How do you order the life of the church so that administrative functions that keep our churches alive are alligned with missional functions, especially at a time when church buildings are ...

BOOM Mentor Training (C)

Tuesday, May 19, 2020 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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Wednesday, May 20, 2020
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Webinar: Building Online Small Groups

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
The relationship building that happens in living rooms across the conference as people gather in small groups undergird our churches. Can that be done online? Join the session to learn how to bring small groups onto digital platforms and share ...
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OFFICE CLOSED @ 12:00PM

Friday, May 22, 2020

OFFICE CLOSED MEMORIAL DAY

Monday, May 25, 2020
Office closed for Memorial Day

Extended Cabinet Meeting (B)

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

ACS Meeting (B)

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Webinar: Connecting Neighbors

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
We all want to be good neighbors, especially in a time of crisis. Yet sometimes it is hard to know how to be a good neighbor when we are told to stay at home. Connecting Neighbors is a training course offered through The United Methodist Committee on...

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

Webinar: Engaging Children, Youth and Young Adults in Your Church – Panel Discussion

Wednesday, June 3, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
How we avoid being “adult-only” focused as we care for our faith families? Studies show that our children, youth and young adults are experiencing the effects of isolation in unique ways. Join the session for a panel discussion that will address ways...

Appointive Cabinet Meeting (B)

Thursday, June 4, 2020 to Friday, June 5, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room B

Connecting Neighbors Training: Modules 1 & 2

Saturday, June 6, 2020 9:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Location: Pinole UMC
Our goal using the Connecting Neighbors resource is to inspire individual congregations and communities to be better able to minimize disaster-caused harm to people and property and to respond to our neighbors in helpful, cooperative and caring ways ...
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BOOM Executive Team (B)

Tuesday, June 9, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room B

Webinar: Leveraging Social Media

Wednesday, June 10, 2020 4:00 PM to 5:15 PM
Most of us are engaging with social media for one reason or another. We keep up with family and friends near and far, we read late breaking news and most of us, if we admit it, watch those silly cat videos. The session will give us some tips and ...

2020 Adult & Family Camp - Silver Spur (CANCELLED)

Sunday, June 14, 2020 to Sunday, June 21, 2020
Location: Silver Spur Conference Center
Family Camp, where singles are also welcome, is a camp for all ages. Family Camp is informal and flexible. The day begins with singing and a Bible story; the day concludes with campfire singing, skits and inspiration. By choice, activities include a ...
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SPRC Training for EM360 (C)

Saturday, June 20, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room C

2020 Asian Camp 6th-9th grade (CANCELLED)

Sunday, June 28, 2020 to Friday, July 3, 2020
Location: Camp Lodestar
Junior High Camp is a camp geared towards incoming 6th, 7th, 8th, and 9th graders. We strive for our youth to leave with a sense of relationship to Christ through tangible and practical life applications. In addition, we encourage their growth ...
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2020 Toyon L.I.T Camp (CANCELLED)

Monday, July 6, 2020 10:00 AM to Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Location: Monte Toyon
REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020! L.I.T (Leaders In Training) is for teens ages 15-17 who are going into their sophomore year of high school. L.I.T campers will go through a series of training session that will provide leadership skills and ...
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2020 Toyon Camp (CANCELLED)

Monday, July 6, 2020 4:30 PM to Sunday, July 12, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Location: Monte Toyon
REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020! Toyon Camp serves children entering 3rd grade through 9th grade. Come spend a week in nature and deepen your relationship with God. This is an opportunity for your children and youth to be a part of a week of ...
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Connecting Neighbors Training: Module 3

Saturday, July 11, 2020
Location: Pinole UMC
Our goal using the Connecting Neighbors resource is to inspire individual congregations and communities to be better able to minimize disaster-caused harm to people and property and to respond to our neighbors in helpful, cooperative and caring ways ...
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CA-UMW Group (B)

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

2020 Lodestar L.I.T Camp (CANCELLED)

Sunday, July 12, 2020 10:00 AM to Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Location: Camp Lodestar
REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020! L.I.T (Leaders In Training) is for teens ages 15-17 who are going into their sophomore year of high school. L.I.T campers will go through a series of training session that will provide leadership skills and ...
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2020 Camp Lodestar (CANCELLED)

Sunday, July 12, 2020 3:00 PM to Saturday, July 18, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Location: Camp Lodestar
REGISTRATION OPENS FEBRUARY 1, 2020! 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, ...
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LDMFA Zoom Meeting

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

Western Jurisdictional Conference 2020

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 to Saturday, July 18, 2020
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2020 Shasta Family Camp

Saturday, July 18, 2020 to Thursday, July 23, 2020
Location: Shasta Camp
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...
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2020 Asian Camp 10th-13th grade (CANCELLED)

Sunday, July 19, 2020 to Saturday, July 25, 2020
Location: Camp Lodestar
The United Methodist Church Asian American Summer Camp, in its 45 year history of empowering and inspirational ministry, has developed a reputation amongst its participants as a family-like community, yielding lifelong relationships and faithful ...
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2020 Quilting at the Lake Retreat

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 8:00 AM to Friday, July 24, 2020 at 4:00 PM
Location: Lake Tahoe UMC and Retreat Center
Enjoy time with other quilters in an intimate setting at Lake Tahoe UMC and Retreat Center. All skill levels welcome. Bring your own projects and materials. We will have two small kits available for purchase. REMEMBER YOUR SUPPLIES! The closest quilt...
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Intentional Discipleship

Saturday, August 1, 2020
Location: Conference Center
Healthy Church Initiative Presents Intentional Discipleship Featuring Dr. Phil Maynard Saturday, August 1, 2020 Conference Center in West Sacramento   Phil Maynard’s system for intentional discipleship has transformed countless churches across the ...

Core Team (B)

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

Discernment Training (B)

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 9:00 AM to Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 4:00 PM

EM360 Companion Training (B)

Tuesday, September 1, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Center Room B

Called to Wholeness: EM360 Process (A, B, C)

Wednesday, September 2, 2020 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Office Room A, B, C

OFFICE CLOSED @ 12:00PM

Friday, September 4, 2020
Office closed at 12:00PM

OFFICED CLOSED LABOR DAY

Monday, September 7, 2020
Office Closed Labor Day Holiday

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

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

September 17 Clergy Boundary Training 201

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Location: Manteca, St. Paul's UMC
Join your colleagues and explore the many dilemmas pastors, church staff, congregational leaders and parishioners face in their relationship. Presenters, Brandon Austin and Jay Pierce, have been trained by the Faith Trust Institute to lead: Healthy ...
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Clergy Boundary Training 101

Thursday, September 17, 2020 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Location: Stockton, Central UMC
Sexual Ethics Training isn’t just about the obvious. Join your colleagues and explore the many dilemmas pastors, church staff, congregational leaders and parishioners face in their relationship.
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California-Nevada Annual Conference Session 2020

Friday, September 18, 2020 to Monday, September 21, 2020
Location: Double Tree Hotel Modesto
The annual conference is the basic body in The United Methodist Church and sessions of the annual conference have historically been a time for the people called Methodists to gather, give account to God of the work they have done and their ...
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Disaster Training (C)

Saturday, September 26, 2020
Location: Conference Office Room C

Core Team (B)

Saturday, October 3, 2020 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

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

OFFICE CLOSED VETERAN'S DAY

Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Office closed Veteran's Day

OFFICE CLOSED @ 12:00PM

Wednesday, November 25, 2020
Office closed at 12:00PM

OFFICE CLOSED THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY

Thursday, November 26, 2020 to Friday, November 27, 2020
Office closed for Thanksgiving

OFFICE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS HOLIDAY

Wednesday, December 23, 2020 to Tuesday, December 25, 2018
Office closed for Christmas

2020 Christmas Institute

Saturday, December 26, 2020 to Wednesday, December 30, 2020
NorCal CHRISTMAS INSTITUTE 2020 THEME: TBA 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 ...

OFFICE CLOSED NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY

Thursday, December 31, 2020 to Friday, January 1, 2021
Office Closed Christmas Holiday

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

LDMFA Zoom Meeting

Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM

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