The so-called Traditional Connectional
Conference would define marriage as between one man and one woman, would not allow same-sex weddings or LGBTQ clergy and would express a "covenantal commitment to a more traditional understanding of the doctrinal and moral standards of the church with enhanced accountability" Like all proposed connectional
conferences, it would choose its own name later.
referent, informational, connectional
, reward power) as you create excitement and link yourself and your proposed solutions to achieving the envisioned future.
In that same address, he proposed a men's service league that would reach out to men, render community service, and promote social service on a national connectional
Because Methodism seeks always to be a "connectional
" church movement, the aloofness and rude disregard shown by our Methodist president toward his denomination's episcopal leadership (and dismissal of their letter of non-support for the war against Iraq) reveals how his brand of self-help piety is ultimately antithetical to Wesleyan theology.
Community and statewide efforts are also more likely to access a broader range of resources that promote capacity-building for local consortia or statewide connectional
networks in (a) large-scale and long-range planning, (b) systematic training of professionals and volunteers, and (c) research on needs and program effectiveness.
But that does not diminish the vigor of Asbury's quest for a nonparochial, nonpartisan warrant for theology in the preceding century, nor the vast achievement of the Methodist connectional
system on the ground in Lincoln's century.
Part III of the book consists of an extremely stylized description of contractual and connectional
patterns of knowledge creation: The author analyzes the opposing principles of product development and patenting, of work organization, of human relations management, of supply management, and of interorganizational cooperation in Japan and the USA.
The motives for referencing may be divided into professional (i.e., scientific) and connectional
(i.e., social) motivations.
They were a northern group and lacked the connectional
system that would lend itself to sectional conflict (Gunnemann 1977).
polity, a brochure on the Messiah Biblical Institute and Joseph Rabinowitz Graduate School (now called the U.M.J.C.
Each brain in an experiment may be described and stored with a variety of data types and formats (such as volumetric structural data, reconstructions of the cortical surface, functional imaging data, and connectional
R[[a.sub.ij]] = hierarchical (connectional
) dependence for [a.sub.ij];
Instead it places them in a larger context which recognizes that usefulness and reason are defined by the layers of connectional
links and the levels of systems considered in their definition.
Coleman founded and presided over the Women's Connectional
Missionary Council, now called the Women's Missionary Council.
To be sure, Makemie saw connectional
churches and organizational unity as necessary for the proper functioning of Presbyterianism, but in Makemie's few extant writings we see, as Hart notes, deeper "insights about the dependence of healthy churches on strong communities." (6) Hart's work has highlighted Makemie's observations about the symbiotic relationship between healthy churches and organized towns, (7) but Makemie's observations go deeper still.