Some of our delegates have expressed concern that they are not ready to make the critical decision of how many bishops the WJ should prepare to elect in 2022. For these reasons, a second Special Called Western Jurisdiction Conference is proposed for November 13, 2021.
Western Jurisdiction College of Bishops announce plans for coverage of the Desert Southwest Conference pending Bishop Robert Hoshibata’s planned retirement Oct. 1, 2021.
The College of Bishops of the Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church in accordance with ¶ 521 of the 2016 Book of Discipline, is calling a special session of the jurisdictional conference on July 17, 2021. The meeting will be held virtually from 11:00 AM...
Where Love Lives: Our Commitment to Diversity: June Webinars & Juneteenth Worship Service On October 7th, 2020 Bishops of the Western Jurisdiction launched Where Love Lives: an engagement campaign designed to celebrate the radical inclusion and the diversity of...
Faith leaders from across California-Nevada have come together to create compelling videos and webinars that will launch in February for the Western Jurisdictional campaign Where Love Lives. February’s theme is Committed to our Wesleyan roots: The inseparability of Personal Piety and Social Holiness. Three new weekly video series and the ongoing weekly Wednesday webinars will explore theological concepts with a current-day lens, examine district initiatives rooted in our Wesleyan heritage, and engage children across the jurisdiction around timeless Wesleyan values.
The Western Jurisdiction of The United Methodist Church has a vision of becoming a “home for all God’s children, gathered around a table of reconciliation and transformation.”