United Methodist Now - February 4, 2019
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Black History at Mother Zoar
February is Black History Month in the U.S. Visit the United Methodist church that served as a stop on the Underground Railroad and as a refuge for more than 200 years. Watch video.
Also: Methodist Timeline in Black and White
Wesley’s rescue from fire
A dramatic event in February 1709 changed the course of John Wesley’s life and likely impacted the way he would lead the movement that was to become The United Methodist Church.
A deep dive into baptism
A new animated series looks at John and Charles Wesley with modern eyes. In this episode, the brothers wade into the subject of the sacrament of initiation. Jump in. More episodes.
Deaconess’ service inspired by MLK
Clara Ester says witnessing Rev. King’s assassination changed her path of faith. “Love takes a lot of effort and work, but that’s the way God wants us to go.” Read more. More about MLK.