Lent 2017: Only God has Real Power

To the People of the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, and to the ends of the earth, Fulfilling our charge to “To guard, transmit, teach, and proclaim … the apostolic faith as it is expressed in Scripture and tradition, and … to interpret that...

Ash Wednesday: Mercy Leads

Ash Wednesday: Mercy Leads

To the People of the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church, and to the ends of the earth,  Fulfilling our charge to “To guard, transmit, teach, and proclaim … the apostolic faith as it is expressed in Scripture and tradition, and … to interpret that...

Crossing The Threshold Together

Crossing The Threshold Together

July 18, 2016 Dear sisters and brothers of the Western Jurisdiction Conference, “Behold, I am doing a new thing; now it springs forth, do you not perceive it?” Isaiah 43:19 I stand amazed at this new thing God has done, and give thanks to you, my dear sisters and...

2016-2020 Western Jurisdiction Plan of Supervision

Korean: Bishop Grant Hagiya Hispanic/Latino: Bishop Minerva Carcaño Pacific Islander: Bishop Minerva Carcaño Leadership: Bishop Karen Oliveto Congregational Development: Bishop Bob Hoshibata Healing with Indigenous Persons: Bishop Elaine Stanovsky Inter-Ethnic: Bishop...

2016-2020 Western Jurisdiction Episcopal Assignments

Episcopal assignments are determined by the Western Jurisdiction Episcopacy Committee.  Each assignment begins on September 1 of the year. After the Episcopacy Committee met until 2:35AM through much prayer and consideration, these are the assignments for the...