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The Connectional Table

Making an emotional appeal is Fred Brewington. Participants at the fall Connectional Table meeting debate inclusiveness in The United Methodist Church in relation lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender individuals. Photo by Kathleen S. Barry, UMNS.

Photo by Kathleen S. Barry, UMNS

The mission of the Connectional Table is the mission of The United Methodist Church, which is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. The Connectional Table continues to follow the vision and direction of the Council of Bishops. We believe our mission and vision calls us to remain steadfast in our denominational focus on increasing the number of vital congregations worldwide and strengthening ministries in the Four Areas of Focus. 


#CTTalks 5: Worldwide Nature — Structure

Connectional Table board members Benedita Penicela (Mozambique), Fred Brewington (Northeast Jurisdiction), and Ole Birch (Denmark) discuss legislation that proposes a process for structuring and aligning ourselves as a worldwide connection. View

Task force issues report on core values for Episcopal leadership towards unity

The Council of Bishops Task Force on Human Sexuality, Gender and Race has issued a report outlining seven core values for Episcopal leaders and for the denomination. Read More

#CTTalks 4: Worldwide Nature — Our Theology

Bishops David Yemba, Patrick Streiff, and Rodolfo Alfonso Juan examine our ecclesiology, our theology, and our missiology in a worldwide context. View