Committed to living out our belief that God’s church is open to all.

The United Methodist Church in the Western Jurisdiction is a scripturally-based and fully-inclusive ministry. This campaign includes resources for local churches, as faithful, inviting, open, safe, and loving places to engage in conversations centering on being the church for all people. Learn more about the campaign by clicking the button below.


January Resources

January’s theme, “Same-gender weddings are always an option,” addresses 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 deep in their souls as we journey together through the month. [Click Here to Access]

February Resources

February’s theme is “Committed to our Wesleyan roots: The inseparability of Personal Piety and Social Holiness.”  Three weekly video series and Wednesday webinars explore theological concepts with a current-day lens, examine our Wesleyan heritage, and engage children across the jurisdiction around timeless Wesleyan values. [Click Here to Access]

April Resources

April’s theme, “The church isn’t a building,” demystifies the myth that church is a building. Our buildings do matter, but we care more about the people. This month’s resources highlight ministries and GBCS’s Faith & Facts cards to inspire new opportunities for collaboration and ministry. [Click Here to Access]

May Resources

May’s theme is “We are the United Methodist Church, and we are what our name says.” We are the Church. Jesus began forming us when he called some fishermen to be his disciples, and the circle kept expanding to include people of all ages, nations, races, and sexual orientations. [Click Here to Read More]

June Resources

“Our Commitment to Diversity” is the theme for June. Find out about all that is planned and how your community can participate. [Click Here to Access]



Saints honored and no elections on day 2 of WJC2022

  Written by Selby Ewing and Kristen C. Caldwell Day two of Western Jurisdictional Conference in Salt Lake City brought eight ballots, introduced us to a few pieces of legislation and gave us time to honor the departed in our beloved WJ connection. Yet no new...

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No elections on the first day of energetic WJC 2022

  Written by Selby Ewing and Kristen C. Caldwell The first day of the Western Jurisdictional Conference in Salt Lake City began with an episcopal address, the introduction of the 33 episcopal candidates, one certifying ballot and two other ballots, speeches,...

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