Meet Pastor Nelson

pastor nelson in forestMeet and Greet Pastor Nelson!

The first opportunity to meet our new Pastor, Rev. Nelson Castorillo, is Friday night during VBS. I just spoke with Pastor Nelson via Facebook Messenger and confirmed he will be in attendance.

“I’m excited to see all of you. Yes I will be there tomorrow and see how your VBS is being done and meet some of your key leaders. Thank you for reaching out to me. God bless you,” Castorillo said.  He also asked Read more

Oregon-Idaho takes up support for RCRC denied at GC2016

After General Conference 2016 told two general agencies to end membership in the faith coalition that supports reproductive health and abortion, the Oregon-Idaho Conference voted to join.

By Kathy L. Gilbert
June 22, 2016 | UMNS

The Oregon-Idaho Conference voted to join the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice and support the faith coalition that advocates for women’s reproductive health and abortion.The move is in direct opposition to Read more

Florida bishop responds to massacre | The United Methodist Church

In wake of deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, Bishop Carter urges United Methodists to bring message of healing to all people.

June 12, 2016 | UMNS

Florida Area Bishop Kenneth Carter Jr. is urging churches to share the message of God’s unconditional love after the deadliest shooting in U.S. history.

Bishop Kenneth Carter Jr. Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops

Bishop Kenneth Carter Jr. Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops

Bishop Kenneth Carter Jr. Photo courtesy of the Council of Bishops

The early-morning massacre at an Orlando gay nightclub has left at least 50 dead and 53 injured. Long before the tragedy, Florida United Methodists had planned to meet June 16-18 in Orlando for their annual conference session.

Here is Carter’s statement:

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