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.

Matching the presidential theme God’s Table: An Invitation for All, the stories in issue 24 show how the Methodist Church puts God’s welcome into practice.

the connexion – issue 24 Autumn 2021 – ‘God for all’



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Earlier issues (click link to download a Pdf)

the connexion issue 23 - Summer 2021 Be bold

the connexion issue 22 - Spring 2021 Love this Calling

the connexion issue 21 - Winter 2020 Light of Life

the connexion issue 20 - Autumn 2020 Hope for a better future 

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


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