Bishop's Message

One: The Strength of Connectionalism

One: The Strength of Connectionalism

Nov 2017     “Holy Father, keep them in your name, which you have given me, that they may be one, even as we are one.” – John 17:11 Since assuming office almost a year ago, I have had the opportunity to attend several Methodist regional conferences as well as interdenominational meetings. These were...

Happenings

The communion of saints

The communion of saints

Nov 2017     A local church applied to be a member of the National Council of Churches of Singapore (NCCS), and as a result representatives from the church came for an interview. When asked how old their church was, one of the representatives replied, “We have been around since the first century.” True,...

Think

Body Dynamics

Body Dynamics

Nov 2017     One of the most interesting concepts peculiar to Methodism is ‘connectionalism’, a neologism coined to describe how the Methodist Church is ordered and organised. At the practical level, connectionalism refers to the ways in which Methodist churches support each other by sharing their resources – pastors, leaders, and financial support...

REACH OUT

The Red Roof

The Red Roof

Nov 2017     It all began with a dream, a vision from God. I was down with high fever and was praying for healing. I dreamt of a church with a red roof, beautifully decorated, and located beside a vast flowing river. I heard God’s voice saying, “Go and build My church and...
ONE MWS

ONE MWS

Nov 2017     Starting 1 Nov 2017, Methodist Welfare Services (MWS) will have a new branding approach which features a refreshed visual identity for MWS and our centres. Our new branding approach: Being ONE MWS For a stronger and more visible common identity, MWS has begun the process of bringing about harmonised branding...