Methodists and Baptists Engage in Second International Dialogue

Ecumenical Relationships, News & Events, Under Review

Members of the Baptist World Alliance and the World Methodist Council met February 5 to 10 at the Covenant Community Methodist Church at Methodist Girls’ School, Singapore. The meeting was the second round of conversations of the international dialogue between Baptists and Methodists. The overall theme of the dialogue is faith working through love. The delegations were welcomed by Bishop Dr. Wee Boon Hup, of the Methodist Church in Singapore, and Rev. Edwin Lam, the Vice-Chairman of the Asia Pacific Baptist Federation. The theme of the conversations centered on the Faith confessed and remembered. Participants discussed presentations on the nature of

New Dialogue Between Methodists and Baptists

Ecumenical Relationships, News & Events

After some years of negotiation, and a planning meeting in London, England, at the time of the recent World Methodist Council, the Baptist World Alliance (BWA) has agreed to form an international dialogue with Methodists.  The following statement of the aims was agreed: Having been sent by our Lord Jesus Christ to continue the mission of God in the world (Jn 20:21), as Baptist and Methodist Christians we desire the unity for which our Savior prayed so that the world may believe (Jn 17:21), and in believing find its life (Jn 3:16-17). In asking how we might manifest this oneness,