People's United Methodist Church
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Where Hearts are Heard
What it Means to Be A UNITED METHODIST CHRISTIAN
What is a United Methodist?
In the words of John Wesley (1703-1791),
"A Methodist is...one who loves the Lord his God with all his heart, with all his soul, with all his mind and with all his strength."
John Wesley's teachings carry a special meaning to United Methodists:
- The GOAL of being faith disciples of Jesus Christ
- The EXAMPLE sharing God through Missions
- CONCERNS with social problems
- OPENNESS to ecumenism and tolerance for other beliefs.
What is the United Methodist Church?
The United Methodist Church is grounded in the life, death and resurrection of Jesus Christ.
What do United Methodist Believe?
The Bible first and foremost, John Wesley's writing, The Articles of Religion, The Confession of Faith, The United Methodist "Book of Disciple" and Theologians and educators.
4 main guidelines for beliefs
Scripture - Tradition - Reason - Experience
Being a United Methodist Means
Commitment, Acknowledging Christ as Savior and Lord, Living as faithful Christian disciples, Growing in holiness of heart and life, Nurture, Education, Worship, Spiritual disciplines, Sacraments, Outreach, Witnessing to bring others to Christ, Caring for those in need and Striving to reform society.
As members please keep the church office informed of any updates to your household information by filling out this Individual and Family Information Sheet.