Where Love Lives

a faithful, inviting, open, safe and loving place for all people

“Your home – our home – remains open,” the Jurisdiction declares.

The Campaign

to articulate the Western Jurisdiction’s  scripturally based fully inclusive ministry

As The United Methodist Church awaits a delayed decision on the proposed Protocol of Reconciliation and Grace through Separation, “Where Love Lives” is a nearly year-long campaign centering on the faith values that have undergirded the jurisdiction’s long-term commitment to a scripturally based fully inclusive ministry. It advocates approval of the Protocol by the General Conference.

Resources

December 2020

Social media and other assets coming soon

  • English
  • Korean
  • Spanish

January 2021

Resources from the Desert Southwest Conference are available here.

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”

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...

VIDEO: WJ Bishops launch ‘Where Love Lives’ Campaign

In this video launching the new “Where Love Lives” campaign, the Bishops of the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church remind us who God calls the Church to be: a faithful, inviting, open, safe and loving home for all people.

‘Where Love Lives, Creating a Fully Inclusive United Methodist Church’; Western Jurisdiction Beginning Year-long Campaign

The Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church is beginning preparations for the next General Conference by recommitting itself to be a faithful, inviting, open, safe and loving place for all people.

“We are remembering who God calls us to be…”