What beliefs set United Methodists apart from other denominations? How has Methodism changed since its beginning in the 18th century?
"Living Our United Methodist Beliefs" is the Leader's Guide for a course that will help participants better understand United Methodist beliefs and history. It is ideal for a new members class or an adult confirmation class.
Use the Leader's Guide with these companion texts:
Living Our Beliefs: The United Methodist Way by Kenneth L. Carder
A Brief History of The United Methodist Church available here.
In this course participants will:
Discover the relationship of doctrine to the missional movement of Methodism and its theological influence on the practical structure and disciplines of early Methodists
Learn about the formation of Methodist denominations as an important part of the history of The United Methodist Church
Explore the Wesleyan understanding of grace, the means of grace, and how practicing spiritual disciplines leads to holiness of heart and life