The history presented in this area is reprinted from an out-of-print book, A Brief History of The United Methodist Church, published in 1999 by Discipleship Resources (Nashville, TN), ISBN 0-88177-256-9. Reprinted with permission of Discipleship Resources and Discipleship Ministries.
The Historical Statement from
The Book of Discipline
Approved by the 1996 General Conference
With Introduction by Alan K. Waltz
The text of the "Historical Statement" is from The Book of Discipline of The United Methodist Church, 2008, pages 9-20. Copyright © 1996 The United Methodist Publishing House. All rights reserved. Used by permission.
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