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Social-justice agency commends president for ‘critical first step’

The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society sent a letter to President Obama commending him on his executive order extending deferred status to as many as 5 million undocumented immigrants. Read More

Refugees and human rights in Iraq

The General Board of Global Ministries offers information about the dire situation in Iraq, and what church groups are doing to alleviate suffering and advocate for peace. Read More

Board of Church & Society

Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society. Read More

Q&A: General Board of Church & Society

Challenges United Methodists to work in areas of important social concern and develops resources to inform, motivate, and train United Methodists on issues of social justice in the society. Read More

The Economic Community

We claim all economic systems to be under the judgment of God no less than other facets of the created order. Read More

The Social Community

We affirm all persons as equally valuable in the sight of God's sight. We reject discrimination and assert the rights of minority groups to equal opportunities.' } Read More

The Nurturing Community

We believe we have a responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals. Read More

The Natural World

All creation is the Lord’s, and we are responsible for the ways in which we use and abuse it. Read More

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

Preface

The Social Principles are a prayerful and thoughtful effort of the General Conference to speak to the issues in the contemporary world from a sound biblical and theological foundation. Read More