Methodism is a grass roots movement that declares that no-one is beyond the reach of God’s love. Read on to find out more about Methodism.
The traditional summary of Methodist teaching is as follows
All need to be saved.
All may be saved.
All may know themselves saved.
All may be saved to the uttermost.
Methodists have always been clear that no-one is beyond the reach of God’s love. Salvation is there for everyone who turns to God, and not just for a chosen few.
Some other quick facts about Methodism:
- The Methodist movement began in the eighteenth century with John and Charles Wesley and like-minded friends meeting regularly for prayer, Bible study and Holy Communion, and to visit prisons and workhouses.
- Ordinary people play a major part in the running of the Methodist Church, including leading worship.
- It’s often said that Methodism was “born in song”, and you will usually find enthusiastic singing and music, whether contemporary or traditional.
- Small groups are another important aspect of Methodism, whether home fellowships, Bible studies or house groups.
You can find out much about what Methodism is, and what is distinctive, at the Methodist Church website – just click the following link.