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Pulpit photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS.

The pastor’s call to speak out

Tips for positive, effective preaching on challenging subjects or social issues can be incorporated into any faith discussion. ‘Are your words shaped by love?’ Read More

A Social Creed you can sing? Revision aims for broad usage

A "user friendly" Social Creed will make its way to the 2008 General Conference, and if the writers have their way, it will be set to rap, African, country and many other musical beats. Read More

What does The United Methodist Church teach about the Virgin Mary?

Learn more about The United Methodist teaching on the Virgin Mary. Read More

Why do we say creeds?

What is a creed in the United Methodist Church? Read More

Lighted crosses. Photo illustration by Myranda Kali, courtesy Flickr.

Social Principles & Social Creed

These statements help guide our thinking and acting about how we live in, and are in engaged in, ministry in the world. Read More

The Rev. Grace Cajiuat leads a liturgical version of the United Methodist Social Creed during a celebration of the creed's 100th anniversary at the 2008 General Conference. In the background are Bishop Beverly Shamana and Jim Winkler.

United Methodist Social Creed celebrated

The church's Social Creed continues to express the scriptural mandate to care for the sojourner, the weak and the orphaned. Read More

The Christ United Methodist Church of the Deaf Choir from Baltimore circles the altar table in the middle of the 2008 General Conference during worship on May 1.

Wrap-up: Constitutional amendments, Gates speech and resolutions on variety of issues top agenda

Chicago Bishop Hee-Soo Jung encourages church to value both holiness and hospitality. Read More

Darlene Marquez-Caramanzana and Norma P. Dollaga participate in an August 2007 workshop in Manila, Philippines, on the Social Creed.

Church adopts proposed creed as litany

While the Social Creed will continue in its 1972 language, the new litany will provide an accompanying "poetic expression." Read More

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