Methodist Cross and Flame

The Cross and Flame is the official symbol of The United Methodist Church, adopted in 1968. The cross symbolizes Christ; the flame, the Holy Spirit of Pentecost. The dual flames together with the cross symbolize the trinity.

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Jess August 27, 2010 at 4:02 pm

The dual flames actually represent the 1968 merger of the two denominations which make up the United Methodist Church – The Methodist Church and the Evangelical United Brethren Church.

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