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#CTTalks 3: Vital Congregations


Coming in January: 
Worldwide Nature: Our Theology

Continuing the conversation around key topics related to General Conference 2016, The Connectional Table begins a month-long series on Vital Congregations as part of the #CTTalks online forum. 

Beginning Tuesday, December 1, a video will be posted each week that that explores how engaging in the Four Areas of Focus (ministry with the poor, improving global health, developing principled Christian leaders, and creating new and renewed congregations) creates vital congregations.

Bishop Sally Dyck, bishop of the Northern Illinois Annual Conference and leader of the Vital Congregations collaboration group, along with the General Board of Global Ministries’ General Secretary Thomas Kemper, and Bishop Rodolfo Alfonso Juan of the Manila Episcopal Area will serve as the voices guiding the conversation on this topic.

The Connectional Table invites anyone who is interested in the topic to participate via Twitter by using the hashtag #CTTalks. 


CTTalks 3, Week 1:  Vital Congregations — A Place Where Disciple Making Occurs

Bishop Sally Dyck and Thomas Kemper explore how vital congregations become places where making disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world takes place. View

CTTalks 3, Week 2: Vital Congregations Lead to Vital Communities

The four areas of focus are a part of our historical identity. Naming them helps us focus on ways we can live them out in our diverse contexts. View

CTTalks 3, Week 3: The Four Areas of Focus — Why Should We Care?

The Four Areas of Focus are both the fruit and the means of vital congregations. Learn how they can help us align our efforts and set realistic goals. View