SW Lay Education Course: Introduction to the History and Beliefs of the United Methodist Church
Saturday, November 12, 2022 at 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Central Standard Time

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First UMC
1600 N Central Ave.
Monett, MO

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Mitch Ross, District Lay Education Coordinator

Registration for this course ends on November 4.

Class Summary 

The history and beliefs of the United Methodist church lays the foundation for our ministry, outreach, and testimonies. This introduction will trace the beginnings of the Methodist movement, John Wesley’s role in growing Methodist societies in England, and the fundamental doctrine that Wesley established for Methodists. The class stresses our Methodist heritage and its unique emphasis on grace, personal holiness, and social action ministry in our communities. This class will be led by Larry Johnson. The class is open to everyone.

This course is an advanced class in the lay education program and is open to everyone. Class fee is $10 to help cover snacks and any in-class materials.

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Course Materials
The required reading is Living Our Beliefs by Kenneth L. Carder. It can be purchased online at the links below: Before Class
You need to purchase and read the book.