Breakdown: Disconnected (3/x)

In the last post, we touched on how the United Methodist Church (UMC) is organized to be Connectional. It works together to share things like leadership, resources, common teaching, and more across every UMC congregation in the world. It’s a way of doing church that carries quite a few strengths.

But last time I also left you with an important question: as nice as it all sounds, what are the weaknesses? How can it go wrong?

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Breakdown: The Connection (2/x)

You could attend a church all your life – never miss a single Sunday and volunteer in every role – and still not see or hear much about how it’s really organized. But a church’s organization can have a huge bearing on its goals/priorities, what it teaches, how it treats people, who leads it, how it uses resources, and so much more.

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