The United Methodist Scholarship and Loan Programs are a churchwide educational service providing scholarships and loans to help supplement the financial needs of today’s students. Funding for these scholarships and loans are provided through offerings, wills, annuities, and other designated gifts.
United Methodist Higher Education Foundation (UMHEF)
A huge resource on Methodism around the globe. The magazines Mission Video Magazine, New World Outlook and Response can be found here along with information on Missions, the history of Methodism and news of events worldwide involving the United Methodist Church.
We are a progressive Christian campus ministry that has more questions than answers, that encourages free-spirited exploration of Christianity and other faiths, that welcomes all kinds of students from all sorts of backgrounds and ways of life, and that makes the connection between soul and service.
Reconciling Ministries Network is a national grassroots organization that exists to enable full participation of people of all sexual orientations and gender identities in the life of the United Methodist Church, both in policy and practice.
First School is an integral part of the education and outreach ministries of the church. It is open to children of all races, religions and national origins. Art, drama, music, stories gymnastics, cooking and nature study, with an emphasis on social development and Kindergarten readiness are included.
Part or full-time programs are available to toilet-trained children, ages 2-1/2 to 6 years old. We have a ratio of 1 teacher for each 5 children, and we are open Monday-Friday 7:40am-4:00pm year-round.
First School is licensed by the state of California Social Services Department and is staffed by qualified and experienced teachers.
Family Camp is sponsored by the California-Nevada Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church, and has a long history of over forty years. Family Camp, where singles are also welcome, is truly a camp for all ages with campers ranging from toddlers to one active 100-year old.