Laddie Perez-Galang of Lake Park UMC serves with Nicole Harris, Monico Luis Jr., Jeanelle Ablola, Lindsey Kerr and Adonis Galang.
Elk Grove UMC to the UMCOR West Depot in Salt Lake City, Utah – January 3 - 7
Mary Popish leads a returning team to the depot and serves with Giles Popish, Martin Popish, Kaitlyn Daley, Sidney Antonsen, Abria Deutsch, Kristin Emmons, Joe Rokoyawa, Mataiasi Ahokava, Hulita Fakalata, Delilah Fakalata, Janet Ma, Lesieli Taumoefolian and Curtis Azeveto of Elk Grove - Elk Grove UMC.
Connectional Team to the Mumbai, India – January 8 - 17
Mary Philip of Davis UMC will lead a team back to Mumbai to continue work there. A list of those serving with her was not available at the time of posting.
Multi Church Hurricane Recovery Team to the Dulac, Louisiana – January 22 - 29
Ken Blackshear leads a team of 28 volunteers to Dulac. He serves with Paula Blackshear, Joan Brady, Dan Dionne, Kris Flanders, Todd Flanders, Leo Fredrickson, Louise Fredrickson, Marie Granskaw, Michelle Montgomery, Sue Peacock, Steve Peacock, Herb Pierce, Sally Pierce, David Samelson, Bev Strubinger, Ken Stumpf, Chris Thomas and Connie Wilson of Eureka - First UMC, Haati Nai and Henele Nai of Salinas UMC, Zach Boyd, Gail Brotherhood, Carol Layton, George Layton, Kerry McKinney and Rob Wyckoff of Crescent City UMC.
Los Altos UMC Hurricane Recovery Team to Gulfport, Mississippi – Jan. 30 – Feb. 5
Bob Lee and Hal Taylor lead a team back to Gulfport. They serve with Angela Eglen, Carol Woronow, Dana Kreitter, Dick Roy, Jenny Madlem, Lissa Sheldon, Tom Wehman and Yvonne Murray of Los Altos - Los Altos UMC and Bruce Barsi of Saint Nicholas Catholic Church.
Wesley UMC – San Jose Team to Cancun, Mexico – January 30 – February 6
Jackie Kawashima leads and serves with Don Kawashima, Jody Kamachi, Kelvin Kamachi, Laura Kinoshita, Dennis Kinoshita, Hector Acuna, Beverly Acuna, Barbara Hiura, and Warren Shimonishi and Mona Otomori of San Jose - Wesley UMC
Medical / Dental Team to the Philippines – January 30 – February 3
Paul Cabotaje leads and serves with Virgie Cabotaje and Leah Estrella of Stockton - St. Paul's UMC, Monika Bautista, Lance Mitchell Choy, Rev. Anne Lau Choy of Fremont - St. Paul's UMC, Estan Cueto of Vallejo - Wayside UMC, Norma Florendo of Atwater - Atwater UMC, Ben Silva-Netto and Marlyn Silva-Netto of Union Theological Seminary - Cavite, Philippines.
BASIC EARLY RESPONSE TRAINING FEB. 12TH
Pacific Northwest Conference will be hosting a training for Early Responders. All are welcome. Basic Early Response Team Training Feb. 12, 20108:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.First UMC Vancouver401 E. 33rd StVancouver, WA 98663Contact: Jim Truitt @ firstname.lastname@example.org or 253-630-1268
INDIVIDUAL VOLUNTEER TRAINING & RETREAT
The Western Jurisdiction will hold a training for those persons interested in serving as Individual Volunteers Feb. 13-16th at the Aldersgate Retreat Center in Pacific Palisades, CA. Please contact Nancy Eubanks at email@example.com or Landon Taylor at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to register.