What was the first school started by Methodists?

September 5th, 2018 by Denton Faith UMC

Education is a core value of The United Methodist Church that dates back to the earliest days of the Methodist movement in 18th-century England.

Founder John Wesley believed education was the key to a fuller, richer life. “Knowledge, for him, was not so much a purely intellectual attribute but rather a channel of self-understanding, which is crucial for salvation,” writes Richard Heitzenrater in a summary of Wesley’s educational principles.  Click here to learn more.

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