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FAQs: Social Issues

What is the United Methodist stance on assisted suicide?

What do church teachings tell us about this social issue? Read More

What is the denomination’s position on homosexuality?

Learn more about the denomination's position on homosexuality. Read More

What is the United Methodist stance on immigration reform?

Read the church's statements on immigration-related issues. 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

I have been married before. Can I get remarried and still be a member?

Yes, divorced and remarried persons are welcome to join The United Methodist Church. Read More

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on gambling?

Learn more about The United Methodist Church's position on gambling. Read More

What does The United Methodist Church say about labor unions?

From its start with John Wesley, the Methodist movement has focused particular attention on the concerns of workers. Read More

How is The United Methodist Church working to eradicate diseases like malaria?

In 2008, Global Health was affirmed as one of the four focus areas of The United Methodist Church. Read More

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on cloning?

What is The United Methodist Church's position on cloning? Read More

What is the United Methodist view on the consumption of alcohol?

Learn more about the United Methodist view on the consumption of alcohol. Read More

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on evolution?

Learn more about The United Methodist Church's position on evolution. Read More

Dr. Jeff Thill, a volunteer at a Shepherd's Hope Health Center in Orlando, Fla., examines patient Geannie Figuereo. The clinic, founded 10 years ago by St. Luke's United Methodist Church, serves residents without access to insurance or medical care.

What is The United Methodist Church’s position on health care reform?

From our earliest days United Methodists have believed that providing health care to others is an important duty of Christians. Read More

What is the United Methodist position on abortion?

Read the official United Methodist statements related to abortion. Read More