The Camp Fire, one of the deadliest and most destructive fires in California history, has devastated over 100,000 acres in Butte County, and destroyed the town of Paradise. Bishop Minerva Carcano’s message on November 10 provided updates about the fire status and the United Methodist Church’s relief efforts from Sonja Edd-Bennett, our Director of Disaster Response Ministry. In addition to working with state agencies, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and other agencies, Sonja is working with UMCOR to request a grant for immediate support of impacted churches and communities. Bishop Carcano is also in conversation with Bishop Mark W. Holmerud of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of
Saturday, November 17, 2018 7pm in the MHUMC Sanctuary Freewill donations will be accepted We are excited to host John Nilsen in concert. A truly amazing musician, he offers us a wonderful variety of music and makes our baby grand piano sing! It’s been a couple of years since he visited us, and we anticipate more of his fun mixture of rock, jazz, and folk compositions.
The time is drawing near, it is almost October 28, 2018! Please mark your calendars because that is the BIG DAY, our 125th Anniversary Celebration. We will begin exactly at 10am at the front of the church with a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony officiated by the Chamber of Commerce. We will move into the Sanctuary to continue with our District Superintendent, Shinya Goto, who will be rededicating Morgan Hill United Methodist Church for our next 125 years. Rich Constantine, our Mayor Pro Tem, will present a Proclamation on behalf of the City of Morgan Hill. We will honor our past, celebrate and give thanks for our present, and begin our