Clergy members gather in prayer during a vigil at McKendree United Methodist Church in Nashville, Tenn., to grieve and remember people lost to acts of racism. Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.

Working on a broad range of social justice issues is part of the way we live as disciples seeking to transform the world.
Calm is restored to the U.S. Capitol after protestors hoping to overturn the 2020 Election results stormed the building as Congress met on January 6, 2021 to certify the election results. Photo by Benjamin Applebaum, U.S. Department of Homeland Security.


United Methodist leaders condemn violence at the U.S. Capitol

United Methodists bishops, agencies and other leaders offer statements condemning the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol.

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Official logo for The United Methodist Church's “Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” initiative. (Image created by United Methodist Communications.)

Dismantling Racism

'Dismantling Racism' initiative announced for United Methodist Church

The “Dismantling Racism: Pressing on to Freedom” initiative is a sustained and coordinated effort throughout The United Methodist Church to dismantle racism and promote collective action to work toward racial justice. The initiative kicked off on June 19 to coincide with Juneteenth.

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