Current Issues

Ask The UMC: Featured Question. Ask The UMC is a service of United Methodist Communications. Art by United Methodist Communications.

The United Methodist Church has a long history of concern for the social justice issues of the day.

We believe God's love for the world is an active and engaged love, a love seeking justice and liberty. 

Learn how United Methodists are called to live differently and work toward a different kind of world than the one we have now. 

none

Ask The UMC-FAQs

Why do we have Social Principles?

The Methodist Social Creed, predecessor to the Social Principles, originated over a century ago to express concern over the exploitation of millions of workers.

Click Here
More than a dozen former alcoholics and addicts carried signs telling how it felt to be in recovery during a presentation at the 2012 Oklahoma Annual Conference meeting in Tulsa. Photo by Boyce Bowdon
none

Ask The UMC-FAQs

May United Methodists drink alcohol?

United Methodists support abstinence and pledge to work to end alcohol and drug abuse.

Click Here

Personal

Community