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  United Methodist Church
The essential doctrines of the United Methodist Church are derived from the broader Methodist tradition from which it emerged.
The church began to expand rapidly, growing to 200,000 by 1816, because its itinerant circuit riders, and the camp meetings it adopted, were ideally suited to frontier conditions while Methodism's practical and evangelical doctrines appealed to the ordinary American.
This emphasised the duty of the church to attempt to correct social ills, and meant Methodists were prominent in urban missions, prohibition, and campaigning for pro-labour laws.
philtar.ucsm.ac.uk /encyclopedia/christ/esp/umc.html   (509 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Methodism
It controls the affairs of every individual church, and holds its deliberations under the direction of the "district superintendent" or his representative; (2) the "Annual Conference", at which several "districts" are represented by their itinerant preachers under the presidency of the bishop.
The United Methodist Free Churches represent the combination of the Wesleyan Association, the Protestant Methodists, and large quota of the secession from the main Methodist body caused by the unpopularity of Dr. Bunting's rule.
The Free Methodist Church was organized in 1860 at Pekin, New York, as a protest against the alleged abandonment of the ideals of ancient Methodism by the Methodist Episcopal Church.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/10237b.htm   (5438 words)

  
 History of Redding, CT Georgetown Church History Pages
Among the ministers who seceded from the church at this time was the Rev. William M. Stillwell, who, in 1820, organized a small class of persons in Georgetown, sharers in his peculiar ideas of church polity, but who still retained the name of Methodist, though called by their opponents Stillwellites.
The church is associated with the Evangelical Covenant Church, with headquarters in Chicago, and with the East Coast Conference of Covenant Churches, with headquarters in Worcester, Mass.
The church was the agency by which the immigrant was best able to preserve his identity, and within a few years the Swedes, working through their churches and with the help of friendly neighbors, had established schools, colleges, Old Folks' Homes, Orphanages and hos-pitals in their new land.
www.historyofredding.com /HGchurches.htm   (8582 words)

  
 First United Methodist Church, Canyon, Texas
First United Methodist Church in Canyon, Texas, was organized in October of 1889, in a store on the east side of the square with seven charter members.
The Methodist Episcopal Church South, the Methodist Episcopal Church, and the Methodist Protestant Church united to become The Methodist Church in 1939.
Church membership rose from those seven in 1889 to 1,133 at the end of 2000-112 years of progress.
www.firstchurchcanyon.com /Pages/history.html   (267 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
Though the Methodist Protestant Church never became strong in Texas, it kept alive its doctrine there: that lay members ought to be represented and have a voice in Methodist decisions in their conferences.
Methodist Protestant ministers were active in Texas by 1837; the Texas Annual Conference, organized in 1848, met on a log near Moore's Store in Bowie County.
In 1939 the Methodist Protestants merged with the Methodist Episcopal Church and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, to form the Methodist Church.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/MM/imm2.html   (429 words)

  
 Religious Movements Homepage: United Methodist Church
Founders: Although the United Methodist Church is actually the current result of several schisms and mergers within and among different churches, the United Methodist Church considers its founder to be John Wesley, the founder of the Methodist movement.
While many of its members argue that the church does not have the necessary expertise or resources to handle such criminals, the Methodist church argues that helping these people (in cooperation with local law enforcement) is part of their moral responsibility.
Though the United Methodist Church is a member of the Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, not all of the members of the Methodist faith believe abortion to be morally right, and the issue has caused some argument among UMC members.
religiousmovements.lib.virginia.edu /nrms/methodist.html   (4706 words)

  
 STH | Library | Guides | Methodist History
The United Methodist Church (U.S.) is one of the largest Protestant denominations in the United States.
In 1830, the Methodist Protestant Church was formed by a group who withdrew over the power of bishops and lack of lay representation in church governance.
The Wesleyan Methodist Church was founded n 1843 by Orange Scott and Luther Lee, primarily over the reluctance of the Methodist Episcopal Church to take a firm stand against slavery.
www.bu.edu /sth/library/guides/methodism-history.html   (1378 words)

  
 uncwesley.org | the united methodist church
The United Methodist Church was formed in 1968 with the union of the former Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church.
The Evangelical United Brethren Church, established in 1946, resulted from the union of two U.S.-born denominations: the Evangelical Church and the Church of the United Brethren in Christ.
The United Methodist Church is a member of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the United States of America and of the World Council of Churches.
www.uncwesley.org /thechurch.html   (800 words)

  
 Methodist   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The United Methodist Church is the result of the 1939 merger of three Methodist bodies (Methodist Episcopal, Methodist Episcopal South and Methodist Protestant churches), and a 1968 union of the Evangelical United Brethren and The Methodist churches.
United Methodist Church in the United States, a major Protestant church formed in 1968 in Dallas, Texas, by the union of The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
Finally, in 1939, The Methodist Church was organized by union of the Methodist Episcopal Church; the Methodist Episcopal Church, South; and the Methodist Protestant Church.
www.biblehistory.com /Methodist.html   (322 words)

  
 Stone Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
In June of 1892 a Methodist Protestant congregation was organized in Logan Township, Hitchcock County, by the Rev. M.H. Noe.
In 1904 the St. Paul Methodist Protestant Church was merged with the United Brethren in Christ and in February, 1907, the group was organized as United Brethren.
In 1975 the Stone Church Community Association was formed to restore and preserve the structure as a memorial to area pioneers.
www.nebraskahistory.org /publish/markers/texts/stone_church.htm   (184 words)

  
 All the Divisions of Methodism
These churches came into being because they were dissatisfied with the lack of emphasis on Wesley's doctrine of entire sanctification in the historic Methodist churches.
Black members of the John Street Methodist Episcopal Church who were refused a place to worship alongside their white brethren decided instead to provide themselves with a separate church, which they named "Zion," because that was the name of the local church they built.
It is an offshoot from the Methodist Episcopal Church.
www.kansasheritage.org /um/asbury~1.html   (2474 words)

  
 Historical Register - Louisiana Conference - UMC
The land was given to the church in June 1902 by J.S. Cargile.
The funds from the sale of the Methodist Protestant church were used to help build a new church at the corner of Fourth and Cooper.
The church is one block ahead at the corner of Fourth and Cooper Ave.
www.iscuo.org /mo_jonesboro.htm   (264 words)

  
 Daniel J. Russell History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church.
Daniel J. Russell History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church.
History of the African Union Methodist Protestant Church.
The Methodist Center, Drew University, Madison, NJ provided the text for the electronic publication of this title.
docsouth.unc.edu /church/russell/menu.html   (129 words)

  
 Handbook of Texas Online:
The first Texas appointment of the Methodist Episcopal Church (made by the Missouri Conference in 1818) was of Stevenson to the Mount Prairie (Arkansas) and "Peecon Point" Circuit.
In 1837 the Missionary Society of the Methodist Episcopal Church established a mission to the state and sent seasoned ministers to the republic.
The Methodist system of sending out circuit riders, closely supervised by presiding elders under the authority of itinerant bishops, to minister to the widely scattered settlers proved to be remarkably effective in Texas.
www.tsha.utexas.edu /handbook/online/articles/view/MM/imm1.html   (2027 words)

  
 Omo Zion United Methodist Church
The church was enlarged with a wing built on to the northwest corner of the original building.
The Methodist Episcopal Church South and the Methodist Protestant Church merged in 1939 to become The Methodist Church.
In 1941, the annual Methodist Conference was held at The Methodist Church, Omo Road and 29 Mile, New Haven Michigan.
www.msu.edu /~vanheve2/church/churchhistory.htm   (470 words)

  
 Fundamental Methodist Conference, Inc. (Fund Methodist) denomination updates from Becker Bible Studies Library
The Fundamental Methodist Conference, Inc. is made up of the Methodist Episcopal, the Methodist Episcopal South, and the Methodist Protestant Church that united under the name of The Methodist Church in 1939.
The Fundamental Methodist Conference, Inc. has its origins in the Methodist Protestant Church and the Anglican reformation started by brothers John and Charles Wesley and they followed the Wesleyan principles and theology.
The John’s Chapel Church was part of the Methodist Protestant Church of Lawrence County, Missouri and had withdrawn from the Methodist Church in August 1942.
www.guidedbiblestudies.com /library/funmethodist.htm   (474 words)

  
 Michigan Historical Marker: Plainfield Methodist Protestant Church   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The Plainfield Methodist Protestant Church formally organized on June 7, 1863.
The present church building dedicated on January 27, 1907, replaced the first church, built in 1868, which burned when it was struck by lightning in 1906.
In 1939 the congregation merged with the Methodist Episcopal Church, and in 1969 it joined with the Evangelical Brethren to form the United Methodist Church.
www.michmarkers.com /Pages/L2001.htm   (71 words)

  
 History of Redding, CT Church History Pages
The building formerly used by the church (down by the RR tracks on South Church St.) would be used for plays, dances, movies, social gatherings.
The present pastor, the Rev. C. Northrop, began his labors with the church January 6th, 1878, and was ordained and installed as pastor October 2d, 1878.
Georgetown Bible Church, the oldest of the church societies in Georgetown, dates back to the early part of the nineteenth century when it began as the Methodist Protestant Society.
www.historyofredding.com /HRMethProt.htm   (1931 words)

  
 United Methodist Church - Theopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
The United Methodist Church (UMC) was formed in 1968 as a result of a merger between the Evangelical United Brethren and the Methodist Church which were themselves the result of mergers.
The Methodist Church was formed in 1939 as the result of a merger of the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and the Methodist Protestant Church.
Elders may serve in and perform sacraments in any church while local pastors may only serve in and perform sacraments in the specific church that they were appointed to by their bishop.
www.theopedia.com /United_Methodist_Church   (1359 words)

  
 The History of Memorial United Methodist Church
In 1939, the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church South and the Methodist Protestant Church, Unified, and the name adopted for the merged churches was the Methodist Church.
On May 3, 1944, the General Conference of the Methodist Church officially launched the "Crusade for Christ" which emphasized evangelism, stewardship and the church school.
In the fall of 1945, the New Jersey Conference began the Crusade for Christ in the church school.
www.neptunecitychurch.org /history_p4.htm   (630 words)

  
 Whitaker's Chapel
In 1939, when the Methodist Protestant Church merged with the northern and southern branches of the Methodist Episcopal Church, Whitaker's Chapel joined the new Methodist Church.
The church is furnished in mid-nineteenth century style, with kerosene lamps (now electrified) and a pump organ.
The cemetery behind the church dates from the early nineteenth century and contains the remains of several Civil War soldiers as well as Methodist Protestant preachers and church members.
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Whitaker.htm   (688 words)

  
 History of the United Methodist Church
The Evangelical Church (including the Evangelical Association Church and the United Evangelical Church), the Methodist Church (including the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, and the Methodist Protestant Church) and the United Brethren Church.
The Evangelical and United Brethren denominations united in 1946 to form the Evangelical United Brethren Church.
The Evangelical United Brethren and Methodist denominations merged in 1968 to become the United Methodist Church.
www.santel.net /~dumcc/um_history.html   (179 words)

  
 Zoar United Methodist Church
Zoar church moved to its present location in 1883 when the congregation purchased a former Methodist Protestant church on Melon Street.
The church was remodeled in 1897, and in 1926 Zoar opened a Community Center on adjacent property.
The sanctuary originally housed a Methodist Protestant congregation, then "The Reformed Episcopal Church of the Covenant." It was then used as a refrigeration plant before it was purchased in 1883 by a philanthropist who sold it to the Zoar congregation for $1.00.
www.gcah.org /Heritage_Landmarks/Zoar.htm   (510 words)

  
 United Methodist Archives Center -- University Library -- Drew University
The Methodist collections of Drew University (search library catalog) and the General Commission on Archives and History of the United Methodist Church (search inventory of holdings) are housed in the United Methodist Archives Center.
Drew University 's Methodist collection is an international collection of published and unpublished Methodist works, including early editions of the works of John and Charles Wesley, major 19 th, 20 th, and 21 st century Methodist periodicals, and all USA dissertations concerning Methodism.
The General Commission on Archives and History is the official archival repository for The United Methodist Church.
depts.drew.edu /lib/methodist   (350 words)

  
 San Angelo, Texas, Sierra Vista United Methodist Church
The first church built north of the railroad, the Methodist Protestant Church hosted socials, singings and wedding and became the gathering place for young people.
Following approval of unification by the General Conferences of the Methodist Protestant Church, Methodist Episcopal Church and Methodist Episcopal South in 1939, the Methodist Protestant Church in San Angelo became Bethel Methodist Church.
Due to the close proximity of other Methodist Churches in San Angelo, Bethel was urged to move to another area of town.
www.sierravista.org /hist.htm   (539 words)

  
 Who We Are - Our Church Heritage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Gideon Chapel was a part of the Anne Arundel Circuit of the Methodist Protestant Church.
This was known as Glen Burnie Methodist Church Protestant Church until 1939, when we became the Methodist Church.
Because of the growing congregation, the church was enlarged in 1952 and again in 1965.
www.gbgm-umc.org /glenburnie/whoweare.htm   (327 words)

  
 Bethesda United Methodist Church
Correspondingly, the Methodist Christians in the Howell's Mill area first met in homes and were served by many circuit riders.
At the meeting of the General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church in New York in 1845, Bishop James O. Andrews of Georgia was ordered to give up his slaves or be removed from office.
This division remained until 1939 when the Methodist Episcopal Chruch, the Methodist Protestant Church, and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South all merged into one Church.
bethesdamethodist.org   (480 words)

  
 * This Church has a rich history.
During that time, our hearts have led us to build almost as many schools as churches, as we were among the first to create institutions of learning for settlers, women, and newly freed slaves.
The United Methodist Church of today came together in 1968 when The Methodist Church and The Evangelical United Brethren Church united.
The Methodist Church had been formed in 1939 from a union between the Methodist Episcopal Church, the Methodist Protestant Church, and the Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
www.unitedmethodist.org /mquest1.html   (291 words)

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