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Fields Chapel United Methodist Church, in Cherokee County, Ga., has been going since about 1820. The current sanctuary had its dedication in 1899. The Rev. Sam Jones, a noted revivalist, preached the dedication sermon to a large crowd. Photo by Scott MacInnis, courtesy Historic Rural Churches of Georgia.

Heritage Sunday celebrates local church milestones

Heritage Sunday, celebrated on May 21, encourages local churches to discover and celebrate their history. Resources include a variety of guides for writing or updating your local church history. Read More

Chuck Knows Church dresses like John Wesley to tell a little about this founding father of Methodism

Chuck Knows Church: John Wesley

Chuck Knows Church focuses on Methodist founding father, John Wesley and events that sparked the start of a new church. View

History of The United Methodist Church in Europe

In Europe, the mission of The United Methodist Church and its predecessor bodies developed most strongly through migration between Europe and the U.S. Read More

History of The United Methodist Church in Asia

On the continent of Asia, the United Methodist presence has become limited to the Philippines and to recent missions in South-East Asia and Mongolia. Read More

History of The United Methodist Church in Africa

On the continent of Africa, the mission of The United Methodist Church and its predecessor bodies has developed through missionaries, who were mostly from the U.S. but also from Europe. Read More

Chuck Knows Church talks about the four principles of faith known as the Wesleyan Quadrilateral.

Chuck Knows Church: Wesleyan Quadrilateral

John Wesley said the Christian faith comes down to four components. Chuck looks at this foundation of United Methodist theology. View

Read more about the people, places and events that have shaped the rich texture of The United Methodist Church. Photo by United Methodist Communications.

History Features

Read more about the people, places and events that have shaped the rich texture of The United Methodist Church. Read More

Stained glass window features Shelly Gale, an early deaconess at Mother African Zoar United Methodist Church. Photo by John Coleman.

An Eye on History

The United Methodist Church has a rich history. The videos in this section will help that history come to life in words and pictures. Share the links or download the videos for your use. View

Statue of John Wesley by Paul Raphael Montford, in Melbourne, Australia. Photo by Adam Carr, Wikimedia Commons.

Aldersgate Day: A heart “strangely warmed” by grace

On May 24, or the nearest Sunday, we celebrate our founder John Wesley's life-changing experience at a meeting on Aldersgate Street, London in 1738. Read More

Chuck re-enacts Martin Luther nailing the 95 Theses to the door of the Castle Church of Wittenburg.

Chuck Knows Church: Protestant Reformation

Chuck looks at how Martin Luther's Ninety-Five Theses provided the catalyst for the Protestant Reformation. View

Photo by Kathryn Price, United Methodist Communications

Commentary: Would a bigger Bible be better?

March 5, 2014

The Rev. A.W. "Bill" Martin argues that the Articles of Religion should be changed to allow greater recognition of the Jewish Apocrypha. Read More

Portrait of Bishop Joaquina Filipe Nhanala taken on the campus of Scarritt Bennett. Bishop Nhanala of Mozambique is the first female United Methodist bishop in Africa. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Women in UMC History

Browse this gallery to learn the stories of courageous, committed women in Methodist history. Visit Site

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