Welcome to my site! I’ve recently returned from studying Hebrew & theology at Oxford University, and am in the process to be ordained as a pastor in The United Methodist Church. Join my movement of reclaiming Christianity as a force of love, and committing to transforming this world together through the power of love!

Thank you for helping me to reach this goal and enabling me to share with communities around the globe that God’s love is unconditional!

Together with Love
Together with Love

Contact & Bio

J.J. is currently a senior at Sarah Lawrence College, just outside New York City, and is a certified candidate for ministry in The United Methodist Church. He has worked as the Children’s Ministry Director at Ardsley UMC, and as the Spiritual Life Coordinator for Casowasco Camp & Retreat Center. J.J. spent the 2017-18 academic year studying Biblical Hebrew and theology at Oxford University, England. During summer 2018, J.J. had his first preaching tour, “Renewal,” in which he was invited to speak at eight churches in seven weeks around the state of New York.

J.J. has spent the past four years preaching at churches and youth events, founding a progressive Christian community on his campus, leading the Young Adult Ministries Team of the Upper NY Conference, and was a lay delegate to the special session of the General Conference in February where he made his impassioned speech for inclusion and unity, which was featured by the Huffington Post. J.J. has been featured in Study Breaks Magazine, the Sarah Lawrence Phoenix, and has a free YouTube Bible study, “Called to Love.” J.J. is excited to announce that his summer 2019 tour, “Forward Together,” will be expanding to cities across the U.S.! For more information, or to request J.J. to speak at a church/event near you, email him at warrenjj97@gmail.com.


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Together with Love
Together with Love


UMC Transfigured

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