Pastor’s Blog

Pastor’s Blog

Protocol

Early this year, United Methodists were rocked with the news that a group of 16 leaders from around the denomination had been meeting for months, and were releasing a “protocol” outlining a split in The United Methodist Church (UMC).

Reflection

As a community of faith, I believe we are on this journey together. In covenanting together, we experience a collective community who supports and cares for one another in vital and life-giving ways.

Labor

As a community of faith, I believe we are on this journey together. In covenanting together, we experience a collective community who supports and cares for one another in vital and life-giving ways.

Circuit Riders

As a community of faith, I believe we are on this journey together. In covenanting together, we experience a collective community who supports and cares for one another in vital and life-giving ways.

Humility

As a community of faith, I believe we are on this journey together. In covenanting together, we experience a collective community who supports and cares for one another in vital and life-giving ways.

Back to Basics

This year has been one where we have returned to basics because members of this congregation have been asking important questions.

Resurrection People

We have recently celebrated Resurrection! Hallelujah! But how do we do that when our denomination is in turmoil?

Update

This is an update on some of the responses to the harmful vote at the St. Louis General Conference, including some press related to our own congregation.

Transformation

Entering into the season of Lent is a time to explore how we are changed by our experience of God and in our faith communities. In Lenten reflection, we may be made new. Who will you be?

Reflection

Pacific Beach UMC has been changing over time. In some ways that change may bring concern, and in others there is reason to celebrate! It is good to do both of these things as we explore together where God will be leading us…