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Do Something New - New Ministries Cal-Pac
Our churches were busy through 2015 moving forward, digging into God's promises, and building up vital ministries in Cal-Pac. Listen, learn and pray with us.  
-The New Ministries Essential Ministries Team
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New Faith Communities: A Path1 Residency at San Diego First
One of the things we’ve “never done that way before” in Cal-Pac is attempt to plant a church using a residency model.
This year, that changed, when New Ministries partnered with Path1 and San Diego First UMC to appoint Rev. Joshua Clough as the first Path1 Resident not only in Cal-Pac, but the entire Western Jurisdiction. 
Why is that such a big deal?
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Growing In Vitality: Costa Mesa
When the Rev. Dr. Amy Aitken first walked the halls of the crumbling campus of First UMC of Costa Mesa, she often found herself laughing.
Grow a new ministry at Costa Mesa?
It sounded impossible.
She chuckles now because she’s finding joy. In the possibilities. In the challenges. In the ways God works.
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New Ministries Happening in Cal-Pac
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Messy Church is a multi-generation worship gathering that meets monthly. We are setting up trainings for 2016 now!  BIG NEWS Lucy Moore (one of the creators of Messy Church) comes to Cal-Pac in April 2016! 
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Launchpad is an a church planting bootcamp for teams starting new faith communities. It was held October 1-3 at the School of Theology at Claremont. 90+ were in attendance for this great event about DOING NEW THINGS!
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Readiness 360+ is a 15-month vitalization experience for churches.  Five churches completed the program November 2015 and 13 more (East District) began the process in September 2015. Great job everyone!
People We Are Pulling For...
Imperial Beach UMC is organizing to continue to make a huge impact in Imperial Beach, CA. Every Tuesday and Thursday from 9-11am, the church helps approximately 1,600 people with food.  Every Saturday from 7-9am, showers, clothes, toiletries and sack lunches are provided for the homeless.  For two weeks in the year, the church hosts twelve homeless individuals through the Interfaith Shelter program...
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Resources
Looking to grow in Discipleship in 2016?  Our New Ministries webpage has several new opportunities including an online group and a church-wide discipleship survery tool. 
LISTEN, LEARN, PRAY... AND HELP US DO NEW THINGS WITH GOD IN CAL-PAC!
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