The method of United Methodism: Disciple making yesterday and today
The Mission—The mission of the Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world. Local churches and extension ministries of the Church provide the most significant arenas through which disciple-making occurs.
(United Methodist Book of Discipline 2016, ¶ 120)
The disciple making mission of The United Methodist Church has been part of us since the very beginning. This three-part series traces a brief history of our method from the days of John and Charles Wesley to today.
The method of early Methodism: The Oxford Holy Club
Disciple-making groups that form church leaders have been part of our Methodist heritage from the very start. Explore the history of these groups in this three-part series. Read More
The method of Methodism expands: Societies and the New Room
Series continues a look at what happened after the Wesleys left Oxford. See how the small group model shaped the Methodist movement. Part 2 of 3. Read More
The method of United Methodism today: Covenant Discipleship
Series continues a look at how the small group model continues to shape United Methodism today. Part 3 of 3. Read More