The Methodist Church was the name adopted by the Methodist denomination formed by the reunion in 1939 of the northern and southern factions of the American Methodist Episcopal Church with the Methodist Protestant Church. Methodism is a movement within Protestant Christianity represented by a number of denominations and organizations Denominationalism|List of Christian denominations|Church (disambiguation A Christian denomination is an identifiable religious body under a common name structure and doctrine within Year 1939 ( MCMXXXIX) was a Common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. The United States of America —commonly referred to as the For individual churches named Methodist Episcopal Church, see Methodist Episcopal Church (disambiguation The Methodist Episcopal Church, sometimes The Methodist Protestant Church (MPC is a national Church body which was officially formed in 1828 by former members of the Methodist Episcopal
The Methodist Church merged with the Evangelical United Brethren Church in 1968 to form the United Methodist Church. The Evangelical United Brethren Church (EUB was an American Protestant church which was formed in 1946 by the merger of the Evangelical Church The United Methodist Church is the largest Methodist denomination and the second largest Protestant denomination in the United States.