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Published by Abingdon Press in Nashville, TN .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United Methodist Church (U.S.) -- Government.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 291-315) and index.

    StatementThomas Edward Frank.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX8388 .F73 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1012854M
    ISBN 100687331803
    LC Control Number96053515

    Per Para. a (p ) of the Book of Discipline, all those seeking ordination must take: 1. Old Testament 2. New Testament 3. Theology 3. Church History 4. Mission of the Church in the World 5. Evangelism 6. Worship/liturgy 7. United Methodist Doctrine 8. United Methodist Polity 9. United Methodist History. 2. Read: Chapter 7 of Frank’s Polity, Practice, and the Mission of The United Methodist Church and Chapter 2 “The Ministry of the Ordained” in The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church. Write an essay, 4 to 6 pages, double-spaced with one-inch margins, and Times New Roman, f characterizing what it means for clergypersons.


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Foreword: On Learning the Connection 15 --Introduction: The Rhetoric of Crisis and United Methodist Polity 21 --A Rhetoric of Power 22 --Change as Loss 24 --A Broader View of Denominational Change 27 --Outlines of a New Church 31 --A Connection of Vital Congregations 34 --Chapter 1 Polity as Ecclesial Practice and Practical Discipline “The United Methodist Church as a Connectional Covenant Community.

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Page iv. NOTE. Methodist Polity, having been unanimously adopted by the General Conference of the A. Church, in its session of May,on motion of Rev. John T. Jenifer, D.D., and made a guide book for the ministry and laity in said church, and given the sanction of authority by the same, it is just and proper that I should say that the first and second chapters were written.

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The Method of Our Mission, especially written for United Methodist classes, uses a Wesleyan theological frame to help readers understand United Methodism’s principles and structure, and the relationship between our beliefs, mission, and practice.

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In a descending degree of local autonomy, these forms are broadly classified as congregational, presbyterial, or episcopal, but within each category significant modifications. The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church 1.

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Publication date Borrow this book to access EPUB and PDF files. IN :   Polity defines our United Methodist way of life, a communal life shaped by a shared vision of what we believe to be true and good with respect to our identity and mission. Polity helps us stay accountable – in vital contact with – our shared vision.

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