Worship Service for April 11, 2021

It is a tremendous privilege to provide Cal-Pac conference a pre-recorded worship service for April 11, 2021. We respectfully invite you to join us in the continued celebration of Christ’s resurrection and the gift of new life in the season of Easter. The worship service itself is available as one complete video or every piece […]

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How do we intentionally move into Holy Week after a year that has felt like a decade of grief and loss? A year ago, I was meeting regularly with a grief counselor to process the loss of my father. I can still vividly remember our last in-person meeting at the end of March with masks […]

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Holy Week Devotionals 2021: Palm Sunday

Dear Friends in Christ, Your Bishop and his Cabinet are holding each pastor and congregation in prayer during this precious Holy Week. To walk with you, each day we will provide a short recorded devotional from a different member of the Cabinet.  On Easter, we will share a message from Bishop Grant J. Hagiya. We […]

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Stop the Hate!

I have been asked by a number in our annual conference to share a personal reflection on the recent spike in acts of hate and violence against our Asian-American and Pacific Island communities and individuals. I have been reluctant to do so because I don’t want this to seem like I am biased because I […]

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2021 Dying for Grace

“Amen, Amen, I tell you, unless a grain of wheat falls into the earth and dies, it remains just a single grain; but if it dies, it bears much fruit.  Those who love their life lose it, an those who hate their life in this world will keep it for eternal life.”  (John 12:24-25) To […]

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