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Photo by Kathleen Barry,  illustration by Cindy Caldwell; United Methodist Communications.

Ways United Methodists can take a stand against gun violence

The United Methodist Book of Resolutions calls us to work for what we pray for: a world free from mass killings. Read More

United Methodists who support the full inclusion of gay and lesbians in the life of church, including Lea Matthews, at left, stand in a silent demonstration May 18 inside the Oregon Convention Center in Portland, Ore., during the 2016 United Methodist General Conference. They entered the plenary hall and silently circled the center altar. Photo by Kathleen Barry, UMNS

Speaking up after Orlando shootings

United Methodists encouraged to address publicly the contributing factors to deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history. Read More

Does The United Methodist Church have a position on gun control?

What is the United Methodist Church stance on gun-related issues? Read More

Faith coalition backs Obama gun plan

United Methodists join faith leaders representing more than 80 million Americans in urging immediate action to respond to crisis. Read More

Faith leaders join call to end gun violence

Bells toll Dec. 21 for Newtown, Conn., shooting victims as religious leaders call for swift action to stop future tragedies. Read More

Aurora community gathers for prayer

United Methodists join others in prayer for victims, survivors of theatre shooting rampage in Colorado. Read More

Bishop calls for end to Chicago violence

U.S. gun deaths are on the rise. Jung asks for "violence interrupters" to mediate disputes and for churches to "pray and act to stop the shooting." Read More

United Methodists join mourning for Trayvon

Congregations across the nation honored the slain teen by wearing hoodies to churches Sunday. Read More

Participants at a Feb. 28, 2013 prayer vigil at Chardon United Methodist Church in Ohio found solace in sharing stories and concerns. Photo by John Eltzroth, Chardon United Methodist Church.

Churches comfort after Ohio school tragedy

Sharing stories and leaning on God are important to people as they try to recover after the shootings at Chardon High School. Read More

Churches reach out after Ohio shootings

Chardon United Methodist Church has close relationship with high school where shooter killed one, wounded four students. Read More

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