In the United Methodist Church, we celebrate two sacraments -- the sacrament of Holy Communion and the sacrament of Holy Baptism. Both of these sacraments are open to all.
Baptism celebrates and recognizes God's eternal welcome. Through water and the Holy Spirit, we celebrate God's promise of grace. We welcome the newly baptized infant, child or adult into the family of faith, renewing our promise to follow Jesus in faith and love.
Communion celebrates and remembers God's eternal grace. Sharing a common table, as Jesus did with his disciples, we consecrate the elements of bread and vine and give thanks for forgiveness, freely given. We join in this sacramental meal, given for each of us through God's love.
We see these sacraments as a means of grace -- a way to know the presence and love of God for all people.
An overview of The United Methodist Church understanding of the sacrament of baptism may be found at this link.
An overview of The United Methodist Church understanding of communion may be found at this link.