Social Issues

A sign with an MLK quote about justice is seen in an office at the Global Ministries agency in Atlanta. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Learn how the people of The United Methodist Church are responding to many of the issues in today’s society.

Find stories about church leaders and members putting faith into action, along with official positions of the church, resources and news stories about these topics.

United Methodists across the globe are condemning the Russian invasion of Ukraine. Graphic by United Methodist Communications.

How We Serve

United Methodists stand with Ukraine

See some of the ways United Methodist leaders, organizations and individuals are responding to the invasion of Ukraine through their prayer, aid and witness.

Image of factory workers. Courtesy of U.S. Library of Congress.

What We Believe

Methodist History: 1908 Social Creed for Workers

Since the time of John Wesley, the Methodist church has taken a strong stance for the rights of workers.


Creation Care

Domestic Violence


Human Sexuality


Responding to Violence