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2023 Book of Discipline

The historical, theological and missiological document of the Free Methodist Church – USA, containing our articles of religion, the Christian journey, and organizational structure and guidance.

FMCUSA Calendar

Upcoming dates for denominational events and gatherings as well as a calendar for this year’s annual conferences.

We Believe

Statements of Belief for FMCUSA

FMCUSA Logo and Brand Guidelines

Download our logos and brand guidelines as well as info on usage of FMCUSA colors and fonts.

Pastors + Leaders Newsletter

Read from the Pastors and Leaders Newsletter Archive

Info on Affiliation

The Free Methodist Church is open to pastors and churches who are interested in affiliation. Is affiliation with the Free Methodist Church a good fit for your congregation or group? Explore the Affiliation Process here. 

The Free Methodist Way

The Free Methodist Way is five values that shape our identity. These five values express the distinctives that set us apart from other faith families in the body of Christ. Resources are available to teach and guide congregations and groups through these 5 values.

Free Methodist Conversations

Discussions that transform. These conversations are intended to be open and respectful discussions on various present-day topics. Elevating discussion by assuring that God’s love and respect is always expressed. 

The Center for Pastoral Formation

For those called to and serving in the ordained ministry of the church, the Center for Pastoral Formation (previously the office of Ministerial Credentialing and Development) assists those on the path to ordination and continuing education.

Study Commission on Doctrine (SCOD)

The Study Commission on Doctrine (SCOD) serves the General Conference by studying theological and social issues facing the church, and makes recommendations to the General Conference.

FM Human Resources

View and Post Employment Opportunities, Look into Pension, Change of Status, Benefits information, and more.

Light + Life Bookstore

Browse and explore exclusive titles by Free Methodist authors. In-depth Bible studies, a brand-new children’s ministry curriculum, and spiritual memoirs. Find print and PDF copies of the Book of Discipline, FM Yearbook, and The Free Methodist Way. 

FM Networks

Several networks have formed as grassroots collectives of Free Methodists who are called to advocate for greater faithfulness to an aspect of our identity and practice or simply to bring together members and churches
representing an ethnic group for fellowship and greater missional reach.

Financial Training Grant for Pastors

Through our partnership with the National Association of Evangelicals and FM Financial, we are able to generously offer our Elders grant-funded Financial Health resources. Pastors May be Eligible to Receive up to $2,000 in Cash Honorariums


Marston Memorial Historical Center & FM Archive

Houses material documenting the history of the Free Methodist Church, such as the FM Discipline, conference Minutes and Yearbooks,The Earnest Christian, The Free Methodist and Missionary Tidings. The collections are available to researchers.

National Prayer Ministry

The vision of the National Prayer Ministry is that every Free Methodist Church would be a fully functioning house of prayer. Visit their site for resources on intercessory and listening prayer and view recordings of past prayer summits.

Legal & Administrative Resources Library

A complete library of documents and templates for local churches to use on legal and administrative matters. 

Free Methodist World Conference

The international overarching body of the Free Methodist denomination.