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Although the cards may be ghoulish, the sentiment is sweet—according to Hallmark, Halloween ranks as the sixth most popular card-giving holiday, with 20 million cards sent each year. Connecting with those people and stories helps us understand our lives and discern God’s direction for our future.To help you do that, we have gathered some interesting, and maybe even surprising, facts about John Wesley to help you connect United Methodist history to your next lesson.Due to safety concerns, trunk-or-treating was introduced in 2000 as an alternative to hitting the pavement for candy on Halloween night.Cars are parked in a circle at a school or church parking lot, with event-goers decorating their open trunks and dressing in costume in order to hand out treats.Many of Wesley’s cures and tips on healthy living remain widely accepted.
While some of his advice was wishful thinking, the most important part of his philosophy was his insistence on continual observation to support hypotheses.
Wesley was deeply convicted that God is concerned about our earthly life as well as our heavenly one.
To that end, he wrote a medical text for the everyday person titled .
According to the National Retail Federation, consumers spent $5.8 billion on Halloween 2010, and by 2015, that figure jumped to nearly $7 billion.
In 1950, Philadelphia-based trick-or-treaters traded in a sweet tooth for a sweet action.
Christmas comes in first place, with a whopping 1.5 billion cards sent each year.