The Los Angeles area Bishop of the United Methodist Church, Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño, will be giving an address about social justice and immigration this Sunday, February 15th beginning at 2:00pm at First United Methodist Church, San Diego. The Bishop’s presentation will be followed by a short panel discussion with Q & A with those in attendance.
Bishop Carcaño is a native of Edinburg, Texas and has served as a pastor in communities in Texas, California and New Mexico. She has served as a district superintendent in the West Texas and New Mexico area as well as in the greater Portland, Oregon area. Bishop Carcaño was elected to the Episcopacy of The United Methodist Church in 2004 and is the first UMC Bishop who is both female and Hispanic. Bishop Carcaño has been an outspoken and prophetic leader in the United Methodist Church and across the nation on the topic of immigration. She brings a depth of expertise, wisdom and faith to her own understanding of this national crisis along with a call to the church and people of faith to respond.
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