All Saints Day, also called the Feast of All Saints or All Souls Day is observed every year on the first day of November. United Methodist Churches honor the memory of deceased loved ones. This slideshow includes some of the ways churches remember those who have passed.
November 1 is All Saints Day.
United Methodist Churches remember loved ones who have passed.
Some churches light candles, or hang bells to remember each soul.
New Paltz United Methodist in New York set a table for lost loved ones.
Families gathered at St. Paul United Methodist in Manila, Philippines to remember victims of violent crime.
St. Paul’s United Methodist in Houston assembled a traditional Dia de los Mueurtos altar.
Finnsnes United Methodist in Norway offers communion at the local harbor on All Saints Day.
At Franklin First United Methodist Church in Tennessee, volunteers make felt banners for a special service of remembrance.
John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement, celebrated All Saints Day, calling it a “festival I truly love.”
How does your church observe All Saints Day?
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