This week, we mark the 50th birthday of The United Methodist Church. On April 23, 1968, the Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church merged to form The United Methodist Church.
April 23, 1968. Fifty years ago, The United Methodist Church was born. The 1964 General Conference of the Evangelical United Brethren Church meeting in Grand Rapids, Michigan and the 1964 General Conference of the Methodist Church meeting in Pittsburgh, PA approved the formation of a commission to develop a plan of union between the two churches. I was… Continue Reading→