the connexion magazine
the connexion is a free magazine about the life and work of the Methodist Church, bringing together inspirational stories from Methodist people who are passionate about sharing God’s love to change lives.
Full of hope, issue 20 of the connexion also explores difficult topics.
Be challenged reading of African women’s suffering; of ill health; of racism; of deprivation in poor councils. But let hope grow as you read of those women keeping African communities alive; how wounded pilgrims find strength; where Christians resist racism; how bright stars shine across the UK’s margins.
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Earlier issues (click link to download a PDF)
the connexion issue 19 - Summer 2020 Singing a new song
the connexion issue 18 - Spring 2020 Letting go
the connexion issue 17 - Winter 2020 Choices: choosing life
the connexion issue 16 - Autumn 2019 Going for growth
the connexion issue 15 - Summer 2019 So what's the story?
the connexion issue 14 - Spring 2019 Making and growing disciples
the connexion issue 13 - Winter 2019 Journeying
the connexion issue 12 - Summer 2018 Vocation
the connexion issue 11 - Spring 2018 Sharing Testimonies
the connexion issue 10 - Winter 2018 Our Calling
the connexion issue 9 - Autumn 2017 Transformational leadership
the connexion issue 8 - Spring 2017 Transition
the connexion issue 7 - Winter 2017 Thinking big
the connexion issue 6 - Summer 2016 Authentic partnership
the connexion issue 5 - Spring 2016 Spirit-led enthusiasm
the connexion issue 4 - Winter 2016 A green light to mission
the connexion issue 3 - Autumn 2015 Arts in mission
the connexion issue 2 - Spring 2015 Chaplaincy
the connexion issue 1 - Winter 2015 Evangelism