Mother of Methodism: Susanna Wesley



She never preached a sermon, published a book, or founded a church, yet Susanna Wesley is known as the Mother of Methodism. The example of faith and religious reverence she set for her children John and Charles inspired them to become powerful spiritual leaders, and to launch the Methodist movement.

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Historians from the General Commission on Archives and History offer this information about Susanna Wesley.  

You can learn more about church history by visiting the website for the Commission on Archives and History. And be sure to check out the history section on UMC.org to find other features like this. 

This video was produced by United Methodist Communications in Nashville, TN.
Media contact is Fran Walsh, 615-742-5458.


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