The Methodist Mission Bicentennial
In 2019, The United Methodist Church recognized and celebrated the 200th anniversary of the founding of the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church, one of our predecessor denominations.
Explore these pages to learn more about the Methodist Mission Bicentennial, learn about John Stewart's mission to the Wyandott Nation that launched the Missionary Society, and read stories of ways United Methodists and our predecessors have been sharing the Gospel for 200 years.
The Legacy of John Stewart and the Wyandot
The Rev. Fred Day shares the story of our original missionary, inspiration and impetus for the first permanent Methodist mission enterprise.More
Mission and Ministry
United Methodist Mission Bicentennial Conference
The bicentennial anniversary of the mission work of the Methodist Church, was recognized and celebrated with a conference April 8-10, 2019.More
Explore stories of Methodists spreading the gospel worldwide: from evangelizing to empowering women, building peace to conducting medical missions.More