2013: Cleaning up after winds, flood

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Social Concerns
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.

Ask The UMC: 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.
Social Concerns
The coronavirus pandemic has presented unique challenges to the U.S. census this year. Robbinsville United Methodist Church is one of the churches trying to help make sure everyone counts. Photo illustration by Kathleen Barry, UM News.

Churches see census as part of their mission

United Methodists across the U.S. are helping hard-to-count people ‘come to their census.’ In doing so, they hope to strengthen their communities.
The Rev. John Oda, director of the Asian American Language Ministry Program, Global Ministries. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

COVID-19 support for Asian American churches

The Asian American Language Ministry Plan’s COVID-19 Resiliency Fund is helping local churches thrive during the pandemic.