The Methodist Church in Kenya is organized into 13 synods covering different regions of the country. A synod covers a geographical area which is composed of the different Methodist Churches in that area and forms what is known as a Circuit. A bishop heads a synod and under him are superintendent Ministers who head the circuits.
The following are the current synods.
1. Nairobi Synod
The Nairobi Synod is under the leadership of Bishop Rev. Paul Matumbi and it has 11 circuits mainly; Charles New, Kariokor, Langata, Komarock, Lavington, Kawangware, Nakuru, Ilimukutani, Isinya, and DR Congo Mission Area.
2. Mombasa Synod
Mombasa Synod covers three counties under the leadership of Bishop Rev.Michael Simba
It has 9 circuits and two mission areas; the synod has a population of more than ten thousand members who are served by 12 ministers and 3 evangelists.
3. Nkubu Synod
Nkubu Synod falls within four counties namely Meru, Embu. Tharaka Nithi, and Kirinyaga County which are in Eastern and Southern side of Mount Kenya. It has 20 Circuits.The Synod is under the leadership of Bishop Rev. Justus Bundi.
4. Nyambene Synod
Nyambene Synod is in Meru county East of Nyambene Ranges .It covers Igembe South,Central and North Constituencies. The Synod is in charge of North Kenya mission I.e Garbatula,Wajir,Kinna and Merit Churches. The Synod has 22 Circuits . It is also in charge of over 60 sponsored schools. The synod is under the leadership of Bishop Rev.Alice Mutuma.
5. Western Kenya Synod
Western Kenya Synod comprises of ten Counties with different communities which are Maasais, Kisiis, Luos, Kalenjins and Luhyas.The Synod has eight Circuits, namely: Kisumu,Ugunja,Kericho,North Mogirango,karachuonyo,Migori,Kilgoris,Mogong . It is under the leadership of BishopRev.John Koskei
6. Singwaya Synod
Singwaya Synod covers three Counties in the semi-arid areas in Kenya which are; Tana River, Lamu and Garissa.
The Synod faces some challenges in its Ministerial work like; Insecurity, Drought, Famine, Poor Infrastructure, Poverty and Illiteracy.
Singwaya Synod is under the leadership of Bishop Rev.Japhet Uruji .
7. Tharaka Synod
Tharaka Synod is within the Semi-Arid region of Tharaka County. It has seven Circuits which covers; Mwingi North, Chuka, Igembe,Tigania,nkubu/Imenti,Embu/mbeere
The Synod is headed by a team of 16 pastoral leaders who includes the Synod Bishop Rev. Samuel Njagi, and Evangelists.
8. Miathene Synod
Miathene Synod is under the leadership of Bishop Rev. Samuel Kathawe and it has a total 16 Circuits. The Synod it’s under Meru County and it covers Tigania East, Tigania West and Isiolo, it also has a mission in Mwamba.
9. Kilifi Synod
Methodist Church in Kenya Kilifi Synod is located at Kilifi County under the leadership of Bishop Rev. Peter Karisa.The Synod has Eight Circuits namely: Kilifi, Malindi, Mtwapa, Ribe Maandani, Pangani and Chonyi.
10. Kaaga Synod
Kaaga Synod is in Meru County under the leadership of Bishop Rev. Catherine Mutua. The synod has 27 circuits under it and a Mission in Central Kenya.
The Methodist Church Kenya also has Synods in Uganda and Tanzania.
Methodist Church in Kenya Tanzania Synod is under Bishop Rev. Leopold Ernest Ndaki.The synod has Seven Circuits.
12. Uganda Synod
MCK Uganda Synod is under Bishop William Muriuki. The Synod has seven (7) Circuits
MCK Kajiado is the latest Synod Currently under the leadership of Bishop Rev Ahn Cho. The Synod covers Maasai land and it has five Circuits
The Methodist Church has a strong emphasis on Education and Healing ministry besides the aim of Spiritual nourishment.