What Makes a Methodist?
The calling of the Methodist Church is to respond to the gospel of God’s love in Christ and to live out its discipleship in worship and mission. It does this through:
The church exists to increase awareness of God’s presence and to celebrate God’s love
Learning and Caring:
The church exists to help people grow and learn as Christians, through mutual support and care
The church exists to be a good neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice
The church exists to make more followers of Jesus Christ.
Asking the question “What is a Christian?“, is asking the most important question of all. You may find some of the answers here helpful.
When you’ve had a look at these answers, do come to any of the churches of Enfield Circuit for help with working it out for day-to-day living, for you! God loves you and wants you to understand what that means for you.
First and foremost, a Methodist is a Christian. Methodism has a history going back 300 years. Elements that make Methodists distinctive are….
- A belief that no one is beyond the reach of God’s love and that God’s love is for everybody, not a chosen few.
- A major emphasis on Social Action and fighting for fairness & justice in each person’s own local community and throughout the world.
There is more information on what’s special about Methodism, also visit the website of the Methodist Church of Great Britain.