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United Methodist Now - April 23, 2018


It's our birthday! The United Methodist Church was born on April 23, 1968. This special edition of UM Now is dedicated to #UMC50. Spread the cheer!








50 reasons to celebrate
The people of The United Methodist Church have made a huge difference in the world. We say, let us count the ways! See what's great about #UMC50. Check the list.

Classic clip: "Clayride" 
If you have not seen the Claymation about the growth of the church in the USA, it's worth watching! Made in 1984, this short clip gives viewers a chance to "gallop through United Methodist history." Watch the video. Meet "Clayride" creators.

UMC timeline: 1968 present
Oh the places you’ll go…and have been! Reaching a milestone year gives us a good reason to look back and highlight some of the major events in the UMC since the Uniting Conference of 1968. Read more. Full coverage of #UMC50.