Methodist Worship

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The Methodist movement, led by John and Charles Wesley, began in the Church of England in the eighteenth century and spread beyond England and the Church of England into America. Born in the revival fires of Wesley, Methodist worship remained respectful of its Anglican roots and expressed the warmth of the presence of the Holy Spirit, which infused its worship with enthusiasm and joy. This warmth found expression in gospel song and evangelistic worship which gave shape not only to Methodist...


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