Beliefs & Practices

Ask The UMC: Beliefs and Practices of The United Methodist Church. Ask The UMC is a service of United Methodist Communications. Art by United Methodist Communications.

United Methodists affirm the faith shared by all Christians, with particular emphasis on God's grace and on Christian living, putting faith and love into action.

Explore how United Methodists understand deep questions of faith and Christian practice.

In this 2013 file photo, the Rev. Eunice Musa Iliya (right) participates in an International Women's Day vigil, sponsored by United Methodist Women. Photo by Kristina Krug, courtesy of United Methodist Women.
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What does it mean to 'resist evil, injustice and oppression'?

A look at the biblical and baptismal history behind the renunciation of evil.

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What is our end goal as United Methodists? Is it just heaven?

The goal of our journey of following Christ is to participate fully in God's restoration and transformation of all things, starting here and now.

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