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Noun1.Methodists - a Protestant denomination founded on the principles of John Wesley and Charles WesleyMethodists - a Protestant denomination founded on the principles of John Wesley and Charles Wesley
Methodist denomination - group of Methodist congregations
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Methodist - a follower of Wesleyanism as practiced by the Methodist Church
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Methodists will worship for the last time at the Avenue Methodist Church, Linthorpe later this month.
He said: "It's the history of churches, from the first to the last, that were built by Methodists in the Huddersfield area.
Bush presidential library, museum and public policy institute on its Dallas campus, despite objections from liberal United Methodists.
Stephen's Episcopal Church, Methodists, Santa Clarita Church of Religious Science, Unitarian Universalists and Valencia United Methodist Church.
In the summer of 1919 American Methodists took this phrase as the slogan for an enormous missionary exposition held in Columbus, Ohio.
Methodists grew within the context of Anglican establishments but offered a populist alternative to them.
The church's major elements reunited in 1939, but some say history could repeat itself as Methodists become increasingly divided over homosexuality.
ENI)--The Church of England has followed Britain's Methodists by approving a covenant to create closer links between the two churches.
Reminding his readers that one in six white adults in Montgomery at the time of the bus boycott in 1955-56 were Methodists, Collins combines his grief for lost opportunities with a realism illustrated by a quotation from Reinhold Niebuhr used as an epigram for chapter 9--"There is nothing in history to support the thesis that a dominant class ever yields its position or its privileges in society because its rule has been convicted of injustice" (115).
Among African-Americans, limited by the demand by Presbyterians and Congregationalists for an educated ministry and for adherence to discreet and often prim approaches, it was those Methodists and Baptists who encouraged emotional responses and diverse experiences.
The wine used in the celebration of Holy Communion by Methodists is grape juice.
METHODISTS have voted to keep their ban on alcohol being drunk on church premises.