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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. 

Since the Church’s inception, Methodists have been actively involved in social and political matters in order to build a more peaceful and just world. Graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.
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Is The United Methodist Church involved in politics?

Can United Methodists be politically active? The Social Principles offer guidance about the interaction of church and politics.

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United Methodists pray before a national rally in Washington to end racism in 2018. File photo by Kathy L. Gilbert, UM News.
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What does The United Methodist Church say about racism?

Through recognizing its own history of slavery and racial injustice, The United Methodist Church has an ongoing commitment to end racism.

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