As leaders of the Connectional Table, the Rev. Kennetha J. Bigham-Tsai (Chief Connectional Ministries Officer) and Bishop Christian Alsted (Chair) steward the group and represent the CT to other United Methodist Groups.
Our staff members the Rev. Rachel Birkhahn-Rommelfanger (Assistant Connectional Ministries Officer), the Rev. Adrienne Stricker (Administrative Coordinator) and Emily Clemons (Director of Communications) assist in this stewardship and ensure the Connectional Table runs smoothly.
Have a seat here in Table Talk and hear our reflections on the Connectional Table's values and relationships with God and the world around us.
Practicing Discipline in Life and Faith
The CT's communications director Emily Clemons is learning the importance of discipline as a new runner. In this week's devotional, she reflects on how discipline affects our faith practices as... Read More
Time for Pruning
In this week's devotional, CT Chair Bishop Christian Alsted addresses the results of General Conference 2019 and what lies ahead for our denomination. Read More
Meet the CT Members Serving at General Conference
Many CT board members are representing their annual conferences and agencies at General Conference. Hear from them here! Read More
“Yes, I will be at Special Session.”
The Rev. Kennetha J. Bigham-Tsai addresses the upcoming Special Session, where she will serve as a delegate, a leader of the Connectional Table and many other roles. 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
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 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
Labyrinths of Hope: A Reflection on Hope in the Season of Advent
In this first entry to our Advent series, Chief Connectional Ministries Officer the Rev. Kennetha Bigham-Tsai writes of bringing Christian hope to our Church and the world this Advent season. Read More