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Topic: Human Sexuality

The United Methodist Church affirms “that sexuality is God’s good gift to all persons. We call everyone to responsible stewardship of this sacred gift.”   This affirmation is part of the denomination’s Social Principles. The United Methodist Book of Discipline and Book of Resolutions describe the church’s beliefs and teachings on sexuality. Read a backgrounder.

This section of UMC.org outlines information, resources, and headlines related to the topic of Human Sexuality. We invite you to learn more about the official position of the church.

If you have more questions on this topic, contact InfoServ and we will put you in touch with the appropriate church contact. 

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