This book is about the heritage of American Methodism, which began in the 1770s and grew to be one of the largest denominations in America. It answers the questions, What is United Methodism? Where did it come from? How did it develop?
In compelling words and superb pictorial illustrations, the reader is able to see as well as to read about this history, thanks to the development of advanced color printing technology.The generous use of life stories and historical accounts found in this book illustrates how and why the United Methodist Church grew as it did.
For those who are United Methodists this book is a reminder of their historic identity. For those who are not as familiar with United Methodism, this book will provide in word and picture a succinct account of some of the most important chapters in the the life and heritage of the United Methodist Church.