Where Love Lives January Resources

Where Love Lives January Resources

January’s messages for the Western Jurisdiction’s #WhereLoveLivesUMC campaign address a topic that has separated many people from one another, the subject of marriage equality. Use the resources provided to Invite your community to find the non-anxious presence of God...

“Seeking to Be God’s Light in the World”

“Seeking to Be God’s Light in the World”

Isaiah 40 A voice cries out: “In the wilderness prepare the way of the Lord,    make straight in the desert a highway for our God. Every valley shall be lifted up,     and every mountain and hill be made low; the uneven ground shall become level,     and the...

Update on Western Jurisdictional Conference, Episcopal Coverage

Update on Western Jurisdictional Conference, Episcopal Coverage

On May 26, the Council of Bishops of The United Methodist Church announced new dates for the 2020 Jurisdictional Conferences in the United States that were postponed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Jurisdictional Conferences in the U.S. will now be held Nov. 10-12, 2021.

Progress Report from Fresh Summit Working Group

Progress Report from Fresh Summit Working Group

The following report is being shared on behalf of the WJ Fresh Summit Working Group. The ten-person team was elected by attendees of the summit in November. January 6, 2020 A working group of the Western Jurisdiction was elected by the 200+ United Methodists who came...