Wesleys Take the Web: Episode III

This is Episode III of a series which offers a modern animated version of the brothers who founded Methodism talking about some of the statistics and the spirit of what is now The United Methodist Church.

We hope the clips will generate lots of conversations, whether with your confirmation class, new member class, Sunday school group or in other settings. We’ve even provided some talking points after each script to get you started.

Learn more about the history of The United Methodist Church. Watch Episode I and Episode II.

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Discussion guide:

Do you know why saddlebags are important to the UMC? What do you know about circuit riders?
How have you seen the work of the UMC in the world?
What images would you share on social media to show what it means to be United Methodist?


These videos were produced as a 21st century follow up to the popular clip known as “Clayride: A Gallop Through United Methodist History.” Find out more about the making of “Clayride” from the artists who created that 1984 classic.

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.
This video was first posted on May 25, 2018.


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