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Still there, UM Connectional Table starts anew

The new Connectional Table—a United Methodist governing body that had expected to be defunct by now—met to organize for the next four years. The gathering Jan. 15-17 in Nashville, Tenn., set the tone for the denomination’s leadership for the next four years and may have offered a prelude to proposals that will go before the […]

Amy Valdez Barker to be executive secretary of Connectional Table

  The UMC’s Connectional Table (CT) has announced the hiring of the Rev. Amy Valdez Barker as executive secretary, effective Jan.  1. She will provide administrative leadership for the CT as it coordinates the mission, ministries and resources of the denomination. “Amy’s experience as a leader in The United Methodist Church, along with her vision and passion […]