Election Day Communion Campaign

Nearly 200 United Methodist congregations among 715 taking part

Sponsors concerned Christians being too shaped by tactics, ideologies of political parties rather than allegiance to Jesus. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 02, 2012

A special message about the U.S. election

Exercise your freedom with joy, responsibility

A free society cannot remain free unless its citizens choose to accept and actively support this responsibility, says bishop. read more »

by Bishop Hee-Soo Jung, Wisconsin Annual Conference
on November 02, 2012

A prayer for the U.S. election

‘Call to mind the best that is within us’

Let those who follow your Son Jesus Christ be a peaceable people in the midst of division, bishop prays. read more »

by Bishop Ken Carter, Florida Annual Conference
on November 02, 2012

Election guides address justice issues

Faith-based organizations tackle election from many perspectives

United Methodist Women, Faithful Budget Campaign, Interfaith Worker Justice, Bread for the World offer resources to evaluate upcoming election. read more »

October 04, 2012

Social Principles Bulletin Inserts

The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has developed bulletin inserts featuring individual United Methodist Social Principles. The resource, designed to be included in church worship bulletins, can be downloaded for free from the agency’s website. The bulletin inserts are in two colors that will reproduce excellently... read more »

Social Principles and the Political Community

Allegiance to God takes precedence

Government’s ‘vital function’ is as vehicle for ordering of society. read more »

by Megan Snider
on July 26, 2010

2008 election guide

Compares Democratic and Republican platforms with UMC statements

Can be downloaded from Web, links to other political parties. read more »

September 29, 2008

WCC calls on the UN to end violence in Zimbabwe, ensure free and fair election

Called to do more than simply make disciples

Because God’s values are embodied in the Social Creed, we are all called to live up to them. read more »

June 19, 2008

Word from Winkler — We should never water it down

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by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on May 30, 2008

Presidential Candidates Webcast

Host Sites Sought for Discussion on Faith and Security

Locations are sought to host Internet broadcast for March 9 Presidential candidate forum. read more »

February 22, 2008

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