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The Rev. Stephen Handy from McKendree United Methodist Church leads the opening worship at the quadrennial budget discussion of the Connectional Table and the General Council on Finance and Administration held in Nashville, Tenn. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communication

Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communication

The Rev. Stephen Handy from McKendree United Methodist Church leads the opening worship at the quadrennial budget discussion of the Connectional Table and the General Council on Finance and Administration held in Nashville, Tenn.

Connectional Table: Our Work

Vital congregations are crucial to the mission of our United Methodist Church. These faith communities make disciples and build capacity for bearing the fruit of faithful mission and ministry. As a denomination, we look for this fruit in Four Areas of Focus. Engagement in these Four Areas of Focus is also a means to making more vital congregations.  

 

2013-2016 Highlights

We have made progress in emphasizing the global nature of the church, ensuring our ministries meet current needs, and discerning a collective vision for greater missional impact. Read More

Worldwide Nature of the Church

The Connectional Table has convened key conversations to better understand how our Church is configured in the many places where United Methodists are gathered. Read More

Vital Congregations and Four Areas of Ministry Focus

Vital congregations make disciples and bear the fruit of faithful mission and ministry by engaging in the Four Areas of Focus. Read More

Administrative Responsibilities

We are tasked with evaluating the ministries of general program-related agencies, as well as working with the General Council on Finance and Administration to steward the quadrennial budget. Read More