Church and Politics

The people called Methodists have been actively involved in social and political matters from their founding in 18th century England. When it comes to the intersection of The United Methodist Church and politics, United Methodists have a variety of viewpoints. In this special video series titled "Ask The UMC: Church and Politics?," you will find answers to frequently asked questions. 

Should the UMC be involved in Politics?
How can I talk about political issues with others who disagree?
How can I faithfully respond to an issue that concerns me?
Are we called to respect our elected leaders even when we disagree?
Does the UMC have a lobbying office in Washington, D.C.?
What about separation of Church and State?
What can I do if I disagree with an official position of the UMC?