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Social & International Affairs

Chairperson:

Bishop Dr. Chibuzo Raphael Opoko (Methodist Church Nigeria)

ABOUT

The Social Justice Committee of the World Methodist Council brings attention to current events and issues and how they affect constituents around the world. Current focus has centered on economic justice or injustice. A World Methodist Social Affirmation was developed and refined by this committee and approved in 1986. It has received worldwide acceptance and is published in literature of several member church denominations.

Recent EVENTS

Statement on Ukraine/Russia

The Management Team of the World Methodist Council, meeting in CapeTown, South Africa, on March 11 th /12 th , has noted with deep concern the secondanniversary of the war
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Statement on the situation in the Middle East

The Management Team of the World Methodist Council, meeting in CapeTown, South Africa, on March 11th/12 th , calls on Methodists world-wide to joinin prayer for the people of Gaza,
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A Statement of the Second Consultation on Migration of the World Methodist Council

“I was hungry and you gave me food to eat. I was thirsty and you gave me a drink. I was a stranger and you welcomed me.” (Matthew 25:35, CEB)
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