CHURCH & SOCIETY
The Book of Resolutions contains the resolutions and policy statements passed by General Conference as well as all statements still considered to represent the position of The United Methodist Church. The text of any resolution is considered the official position of the denomination on that subject.
Resolution 3426 outlines 11 areas that congregations of The United Methodist Church are called to pursue in order to address gun violence.
East Ohio Conference Resolutions
East Ohio Conference congregations are reminded to live out the resolutions adopted by Annual Conference, like these that address gun violence and the Christian community:
The Church in Society
The Social Principles ¶162 addresses The United Methodist Church stance on matters related to our Social Community.
The General Board of Church & Society
In living out its mission “dedicated to the work of living faith, seeking justice, and pursuing peace,” the GBCS offers the following resources that address gun violence:
The link to the Church & Society website is on the right side bar of this page.
Rev. Ashley Steele
Chair, Church & Society Committee
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