What does the UMC say about evolution?

United Methodists recognize science as a legitimate interpretation of God’s natural world. Science and theology are complementary. As science expands understanding of the natural world, our understanding of the mysteries of God’s creation are enhanced. Image by skeeze, courtesy of Pixabay.
United Methodists recognize science as a legitimate interpretation of God’s natural world. Science and theology are complementary. As science expands understanding of the natural world, our understanding of the mysteries of God’s creation are enhanced. Image by skeeze, courtesy of Pixabay.

The denomination's official statement on Science and Technology says in part, "We find that science’s descriptions of cosmological, geological, and biological evolution are not in conflict with theology." 

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Caring for Creation: A Call to Stewardship and Justice

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