Rev. Akiko Miyake-Stoner, who was appointed (Senior) Pastor of United Japanese Christian Church in Clovis. (This is a “promotion” – Akiko had been the Associate Pastor). If you would like to send a note of congratulations, contact the church office for her address.

Mary Cheng has accepted a position as the Director of Transformative Education with the New York office of United Methodist Women, starting August 31. Her last Sunday at BMU will be August 2, so you are all encouraged to attend and bid her Godspeed!