About First United Methodist Church of Valparaiso
John Wesley, the founder of Methodism, was born 1703 in Epworth, Lincolnshire, England. In 1729, he and his brother Charles, along with Robert Kirkham and William Morgan, began to meet regularly for Bible study and devotions. Derisively called “The Holy Club” or “Methodists,” they gave birth to the concept of Methodism.
United Methodists are the second largest Protestant denomination and hold to the historic doctrines of the Christian faith and share a common heritage with other Christians, including:
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