Ask The UMC: When was the first Book of Discipline created?
Since the first Book of Discipline was adopted, revisions over its history have dramatically changed its scope and format.
Theology and Education
Poll shows church’s shifting views of alcohol
More than half of U.S. Methodists — once famous teetotalers — now acknowledge tipping one back from time to time.
Ask The UMC: Has The United Methodist Church always had an official symbol like the cross and flame?
The official insignia of The United Methodist Church has been the Cross and Flame since its founding in 1968. The symbols and seals for other predecessor denominations were generally varied in form and use.