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Press releases related to the Connectional Table. Image of a stack of newspapers courtesy of the Connectional Table. Created in Canva.

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Connectional Table: Press Releases

 

The Connectional Table Highlights Opportunities in Allocations to World Service Contingency Fund

The Connectional Table, in its recent allocations report, recommended increasing the World Service Contingency Fund to more than $8.9 million to ensure opportunities for new and innovative ministry despite the reality... Read More

Jesus Wants Us for Who We Are

Administrative Coordinator the Rev. Adrienne Stricker reflects on James and John leaving their father to follow Jesus and what this story means for us today. Read More

Connecting to God through Gratitude

In this week's devotional, our new assistant connectional ministries officer the Rev. Rachel Birkhahn-Rommelfanger writes of how we can connect with God by seeking out opportunities for joy and gratitude. Read More

The Connectional Table Allocations Team Releases 2021-2024 Quadrennium Report

Report highlights examples of innovation and responsible stewardship of the United Methodist Church’s resources. Read More

VIDEO: Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai sees a way forward

Chief Connectional Ministries Officer the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai spoke with United Methodist News Service about the future... Read More

Commission on a Way Forward moderators shown gathered at a previous meeting held at the United Methodist Publishing House.

Commission on a Way Forward moderators release New Year’s message

The Commission on a Way Forward moderators released a New Year's message on the morning of January 3, 2019. The message, signed by Bishops David Yemba and Sandra Steiner Ball, urges... Read More

Christmas as an Introduction to God’s Story

In this final entry to our Advent series, Bishop Christian Alsted writes about the Christmas story as God's story. Read More

Like Any Parent, God Delights In You

In this third entry to our Advent series, Chief Connectional Ministries Officer the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai writes of the joy she takes in parenting her children, and how God takes... Read More

The 2018 State of the Church report shares a story of The United Methodist Church's mission, sharing about growth and innovation.

United Methodists Release State of the Church Report 2018

A new report from The United Methodist Church on the state of the church says that the church’s ministries around the world are thriving. Read More

The Christmas Season as a New Era

In this second entry to our Advent series, Connectional Table Chair Bishop Christian Alsted writes about social ministry and the story of God's salvation during the Christmas season. Read More