History

The United Methodist Church has a rich history — and so does your congregation! Find ways to preserve and celebrate that history. Learn what records to keep. Discover interesting historic sites to visit. Download resources to illustrate church history to new members.
Scenic photo of Epworth by the Sea, the Christian retreat center in St. Simons Island, Ga. named to honor the boyhood home of John and Charles Wesley. Photo by Diane Degnan, United Methodist Communications.
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History

Heritage landmarks: A traveler's guide

The Heritage Landmarks of United Methodism remind us of those people and events that have shaped our history. They remind us of our heritage. Their preservation helps keep our denominational legacy alive.

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History

How to record the history of your church

Your church has a story to tell, and your congregation wants to hear it. Here are a few tips to help you share the history of your church.

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United Methodism

Local Church History