The United Methodist Church was created on April 23, 1968, when The Evangelical United Brethren Church and The Methodist Church united to form a new denomination.

Methodism dates back to 1736 and the leadership of John and Charles Wesley. United Methodists share a historic connection to other Methodist and Wesleyan bodies.

The United Methodist Church has an agency dedicated to preserving the rich history of the denomination.

Developments That Lead Us Today

In this section, you will find stories and useful links to help you learn more about the roots of our denomination and trace developments that lead us to today. Read More