“Take me to your leader!”. Who takes the decisions in the Church of England and in the Methodist Church?. Who’s in charge in your church?. Bishop? Your Vicar? The Minister? The Stewards? The congregation? An unelected elite? …God?. Communal. Personal. Collegial. A Group or Team.
Who takes the decisions in the Church of England and in the Methodist Church?
has these three aspects ofleadership or oversight
(The churchy word is “episcopé”)
But they show up in different ways
What Anglicans decide at diocesan level,
Methodists decide at circuit level
at the level of the whole Connexion
What new mechanisms do we both need to deal with the mismatch
and start planning mission together?