What We Believe

United Methodists share a common heritage with all Christians. According to our foundational statement of beliefs in The Book of Discipline, we share the following basic affirmations in common with all Christian communities:

Our Christian Roots: God

God, who is one, is revealed in three distinct persons. Read More

 
Our Christian Roots: Jesus

We believe in the mystery of salvation through Jesus Christ. God became human in Jesus of Nazareth; and his life, death and resurrection demonstrates God's redeeming love. Read More

 
Our Christian Roots: The Holy Spirit

The Holy Spirit is God's present activity in our midst. When we sense God's leading, God's challenge, or God's support or comfort, it's the Holy Spirit at work. Read More

 
Our Christian Roots: Human Beings

Genesis 1:27 asserts that we've been made in the image of the Creator. Like God we have the capacity to love and care, to communicate, and to create. Read More

 
Our Christian Roots: The Church

The church is the body of Christ, an extension of Christ’s life and ministry in the world today. Read More

This was taken from the UMC.org website: http://www.umc.org/what-we-believe/our-christian-roots​