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Daily Digest - December 12, 2019

Revised Social Principles reflect worldwide church; Summit focuses on water justice; SMU president addresses dispute
Church History
Stained glass window featuring Charles Wesley from Grace United Methodist Church in Atlanta, part of the United Methodist Church Global Mission Center. Photo by Kathleen Barry, United Methodist Communications.

Ask The UMC: Did Charles Wesley write Christmas hymns?

Wesley, a prolific hymn writer, wrote several hymns for Advent and Christmas, including a yuletide favorite.
Social Concerns
The Rev. Connie Semy Mella, Philippines Conference, works on the Revised Social Principles during a writing session at the United Methodist Building in Washington. The Revised Social Principles has been on an eight-year journey and the writing team included United Methodists from the global membership of the denomination. Photo courtesy of United Methodist Board of Church and Society.

Revised Social Principles reflect worldwide church

The Revised Social Principles has been on an eight-year journey and the writing team included United Methodists from the global membership of the denomination.