Methodist denomination

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Methodist denomination group of Methodist congregations
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Usage

In literature:

The General Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church is the highest legislative body of that denomination.
"Samantha Among the Brethren, Complete" by Josiah Allen's Wife (Marietta Holley)
None of the large religious denominations bid fairer soon to be on the side of emancipation than the Methodist.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Part 2 of 4" by American Anti-Slavery Society
None of the large religious denominations bid fairer soon to be on the side of emancipation than the Methodist.
"The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus" by American Anti-Slavery Society
Methodists seem increasing rather faster than any other denomination.
"The Long White Cloud" by William Pember Reeves
Some might denominate these people the Methodists of Buddhism.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
Upon his motion fraternal representatives were sent to the various Colored denominations of Methodists.
"History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880. Vol. 2 (of 2)" by George Washington Williams
The pioneers of the West Branch were Protestant Christians, and if denominational in their approach, either Presbyterian or Methodist.
"The Fair Play Settlers of the West Branch Valley, 1769-1784" by George D. Wolf
J. H. Neild, of the Methodist denomination.
"The 28th: A Record of War Service in the Australian Imperial Force, 1915-19, Vol. I" by Herbert Brayley Collett
Neither can the other groups lead because Methodists are not gifted in following the leadership of other denominations.
"Church Cooperation in Community Life" by Paul L. Vogt
It has likewise a Methodist Chapel; but no stated minister of that denomination.
"First History of New Brunswick" by Peter Fisher
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In news:

Kelly, a daughter and wife of ministers, became the first black woman bishop in a major Christian denomination when the United Methodist Church elevated her to the position in 1984.
Simply put, it means that a church is not Baptist, Catholic, Methodist, Lutheran or any other denomination of Christianity.
Baptists, Methodists dominated Clarke's church denominational makeup.
His father was a Bishop in the African Methodist Episcopal Zion denomination.
Gay seminarian leaves Methodist denomination to be ordained.
The United Methodist Church in the Northwest, at odds with its parent denomination, has endorsed Referendum 74 and called on voters to make Washington the nation's seventh state to enact same-sex marriage.
The 4.5-million-member ELCA is the nation's largest Lutheran denomination, and the United Methodist Church (7.8 million) is the biggest Methodist body, with more than 70,000 Minnesota members.
The global 12 million member United Methodist Church, now likely the world's 9th largest communion, is no longer a predominantly liberal US denomination.
With just under 8 million US members, the United Methodist Church is the largest mainline Protestant denomination in the country, with a significant and growing membership of more than 4 million overseas.
For nearly 70 years, a Lilbourn Methodist church has brought multiple denominations under one church roof during its annual Christmas Vesper Service.
The sixth annual Charleston Choir Festival will take place at 3 pm Nov 11 in the sanctuary of St Mark's United Methodist Church, 900 Washington St E. Each choir will sing two selections that represent their church's denomination.
From Catholic, Baptist, Methodist and Non-Denominational, I have had the pleasure of playing piano at many of them as part of various services including Easter Sunday.
BOB ABERNETHY, anchor: Sharp debate over homosexuality this week at the General Conference of the United Methodist Church , the nation's second largest Protestant denomination.
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