Announcements

Statement on Episcopal Elections at the 2024 Western Jurisdiction Conference

Statement on Episcopal Elections at the 2024 Western Jurisdiction Conference

Due to unexpected circumstances, the Western Jurisdiction’s Committee on Episcopacy is now preparing for a potential episcopal election during the 2024 Western Jurisdictional Conference in Spokane, Washington. They encourage those feeling called to the episcopacy to consider applying and ask for assistance in identifying potential candidates, emphasizing the importance of a supportive election process.

Executive Committee of the Western Jurisdiction Leadership Team Calls the Western Jurisdiction to Prayer

Western Jurisdiction Leadership Team, College of Bishops, and Committee on Episcopacy Convene in San Diego

Leaders in the Western Jurisdiction (WJ) of The United Methodist Church gathered in San Diego last Wednesday and Thursday to collaborate, share, and plan as a year of significant conferencing begins for the denomination. Members of the WJ’s Leadership Team, Committee on Episcopacy, and College of Bishops were present to vision for and discuss jurisdiction-level ministry and resourcing opportunities.

Trial sees defense of bishop, closing remarks

Trial sees defense of bishop, closing remarks

The church trial of United Methodist Bishop Minerva G. Carcaño continued with witnesses testifying on how they think she violated church law. In their testimony on the afternoon of Sept. 19 and into Sept. 20, the witnesses — who had all served in the California-Nevada Conference — accused Carcaño of repeatedly overstepping a bishop’s authority and then taking retaliatory measures against her critics.

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