john wesley


It's said that this founder of Methodism traveled 225,000 miles on horseback to preach the gospel

Trivia about john wesley

  • (Sarah of the Clue Crew reports from the Christ Church in Savannah, Georgia.) I'm at the chuch where the first American Sunday school class was held by this man, who later established the Methodist Church
  • This Methodist leader, a believer in the Holy Spirit, had a spirit in his home, Epworth Rectory
  • On Feb. 5, 1736, this Methodist founder arrived in Georgia at James Oglethorpe's invitation
  • In 1740 he bought a London building, The Foundry, to serve as headquarters for his Methodist societies
  • He was a fellow of Lincoln College, Oxford, where he co-founded Methodism with his brother Charles
  • It's estimated this founder of Methodism preached over 40,000 sermons
  • In Britain, the Methodists' formal break with the Church of England came after the death of this founder
  • On May 1, 1738, he & some friends began a "little society" that prefigured later Methodist societies