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State of The Church Report Now Available

We are pleased to share the State of The Church Report.  You can access it here .

The Connectional Table Offers Live Webinar: "Five Things to Know About the U.S. Regional Conference before GC 2020"

For Immediate Release February 11, 2020 Chicago, IL – On February 20, 2020, The Connectional Table (CT) will host a live 1.5-hour webinar entitled "Five Things to Know About the United States Regional Conference (USRC) before GC 2020."  The webinar will address questions and concerns about the URSC legislation that The Connectional Table submitted to General Conference 2020 for consideration. The USRC will comprise the current U.S. jurisdictions and the geographical boundaries congruent with the territory of the U.S. annual conferences.  It will not change the role and authority of U.S. jurisdictional conferences, or the election of bishops. The live webinar will be broadcast at 8:30 AM CST, 4:30 PM Central Africa Time, and 10:30 PM Philippines Standard Time. A recording of the webinar will be available for viewing after it has aired. Please register to be emailed the recording, or check out our social media platforms @UMCCT by the following Monday for a link t

U.S. Regional Conference Legislation

Click here for the latest updates about the U.S. Regional Conference legislation on our website .  Statement on Christmas Covenant and CT USRC Legislation Statement on Christmas Covenant and CT USRC Legislation U.S. Regional Conference & Christmas Covenant Comparison Chart CT U.S. Regional Conference Legislation As part of its work, The Connectional Table seeks to help The United Methodist Church live into being more fully a worldwide church.  To help in this effort, the CT has proposed legislation to create the U.S. as a Regional Conference, a proposal that will give the U.S. a place to make adaptable decisions without burdening the General Conference with U.S.-centric issues.  To encourage open and honest conversation about this proposal, and to ensure transparency, we published the legislation itself and a variety of educational materials on our website. These materials were published in English. Because we recognize the worldwide nature of our church, we

CT Allocations Report

Click here to see the latest information on allocations on the Connectional Table website . The Connectional Table The United Methodist Church IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 24, 2020 Connectional Table Issues Statement on Allocations  Chicago, IL – In response to the recent decision by the Commission on the General Conference to delay General Conference because of the coronovirus, the Connectional Table Executive Committee, following the recommendation of the CT Allocations Team, has affirmed postponing any decision about changing budget allocations based on GCFA’s recent recommendation to reduce the budget by an additonal $80.4 million.  You may read the full text of the statement  here. About the Connectional Table: The Connectional Table works to steward the mission, vision and ministries of The United Methodist Church. For more information, please visit Media Contact: Georgia Whitney Communications Consultant 773-714-