An organization comprising churches throughout the world that share a Wesleyan or Methodist heritage. The Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church were charter members of the World Methodist Council. The United Methodist Church is a member. United Methodist financial support for the World Methodist Council is provided through the Interdenominational Cooperation Fund. Its headquarters are located in Lake Junaluska, North Carolina.
Source: A Dictionary for United Methodists, Alan K. Waltz, Copyright 1991, Abingdon Press. Used by permission.