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Reshaping for leadership of the Connexional Team

From the Methodist Media Service: The leadership structures of the Connexional Team will be significantly re-shaped under recommendations from a reference group of the Methodist Council. Following the whole-team reconfiguration of 2007/8, the Conference requested that the senior leadership structures … Continue reading

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Methodist Conference draws to a close after a week of worship, debate and celebration

Final Conference post from the Methodist Media Service. The 2011 Methodist Conference has drawn to a close in Southport after six days of prayer, worship and debate. The annual Conference is the governing body of the Church and meets in … Continue reading

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Big Society: Engagement not endorsement, says Methodist Church

Methodist Conference continues. One interesting topic of debate is how the Church reponds to the Conservative Government’s ‘Big Society’. Unfortunately I didn’t have time to listen into the debate, but here’s the press release: Today the Methodist Church agreed that, … Continue reading

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Methodists commit to carbon reduction pledge

More news from Methodist Conference via the Conference website news: The Methodist Conference agreed that failure to acknowledge the urgent need for radical cuts in greenhouse gas emissions was “morally irresponsible” in a statement adopted by the Church today. The … Continue reading

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Time for tough decisions

Methodist Conference continues and I have enjoyed listening to bits of it on the live feed as I’ve toiled away in the church office. Unsurprisingly the Methodist Media Service has gone into overdrive, producing press releases faster than I can … Continue reading

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Pastoral Care as Disciples of Jesus

I watched Revd Lionel Osborn, the new President of the Methodist Conference give his address via the Conference live feed on Saturday. I found what he had to say challenging and pertinent, especially for those of us who feel that our … Continue reading

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