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Do you have questions about The United Methodist Church? Need help deciphering the hows and whys of who we are or what we believe? Maybe you have a faith question you’ve been pondering? We invite you to Ask The UMC.

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United Methodism

Ask The UMC: Why do we baptize at different ages?

United Methodists are glad to baptize people at whatever age or stage they come for baptism.

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Photo courtesy of Bridwell Library Special Collections, Perkins School of Theology, Southern Methodist University.  The first Book of Discipline was adopted in 1784 at the historic Christmas Conference. It was titled “Minutes of Several Conversations Between the Rev. Thomas Coke, The Rev. Francis Asbury and Others.”
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History

Ask The UMC: When was the first Book of Discipline created?

The first Book of Discipline was adopted in 1784 at the historic Christmas Conference, which established the Methodist Episcopal Church in America

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