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.

Rev. Rebecca Rutter gives a tour of the 98 sq ft tiny house she built. Video image by United Methodist Communications.

How We Serve

Living Sermon: Pastor Builds Tiny House

United Methodist pastor and mom of three learned carpentry and crafted a 98-square-foot green, dream home. Take a tour.

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.