On January 3, 2020, a statement was released by a diverse team who had been working toward a proposal to resolve the differences between traditional, centrist, and progressive advocates in The United Methodist Church, with regard to how to include LGBTQ persons in its ministry.  The proposal, called the Protocol, is receiving widespread support.  If adopted by General Conference, it would result in a separation between the traditionalist churches into a new Methodist denomination.Read More →

On February 26, 2019, the General Conference Special Session delegates of the United Methodist Church voted 53% in favor of following The Traditional Plan for ALL United Methodist Churches. This Special Session was exceptionally painful for those of us who know the United Methodist Church in Morgan Hill, CA as an inclusive, reconciling and spiritually progressive faith community. In January, 2020, a “Protocol of Reconciliation & Grace Through Separation” was proposed. See more about it in our “A Way Forward” blog.Read More →

Dear Sisters and Brothers in Christ, It is with sadness that I share with you that our dear brother Ernest “Ernie” Rusconi died on December 21, 2019. Ernie is a well loved and supportive member of our church, having served the church in a variety of roles.  He is also well loved and respected in our community for his many years of civil and community service. A Service of Celebration of his life will be held on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at 11 am at the Morgan Hill United Methodist Church.  Please hold his children and family in your prayers. Blessings, Pastor Patrick   Ernie’sRead More →

Our “Candles and Carols” Christmas Eve service will be at 5pm, to make it family-friendly. Music and readings will focus on the child’s sense of awe.  Children are encouraged to bring a stuffed animal to bring to the manger (and they may sit by their stuffy if they like). The service will finish with the candlelit singing of “Silent Night.”Read More →