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The Old Rectory in Epworth, England was built in 1709 following the "Great Fire" and was the home of John and Charles Wesley along with their parents and siblings. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask the UMC: Where is John Wesley's birthplace?

John Wesley was born in a small town in northeast England. His family's home still stands there.
Social Concerns
United Methodists pray before a national rally in Washington to end racism in 2018. File photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UM News.

Ask The UMC: What does The United Methodist Church say about racism?

The United Methodist Church has an ongoing commitment to end racism.
Mission and Ministry
In this 2013 file photo, the Rev. Eunice Musa Iliya (right) participates in an International Women's Day vigil, sponsored by United Methodist Women. Photo by Kristina Krug, courtesy of United Methodist Women.

Ask The UMC: What does it mean to ‘resist evil, injustice and oppression’?

A look at the biblical and baptismal history behind the renunciation of evil.
A mosaic for Pentecost features elements of fire. Image by Holger Schué, courtesy of Pixabay.

Ask The UMC: What is Pentecost?

The Christian festival of Pentecost, on the 50th day after Jesus’ resurrection, celebrates the gift the Holy Spirit and birth of the church.

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