"Make all you can, save all you can, give all you can."

John Wesley

From the Wesleys' work on prison reform and the abolition of the slave trade to a Methodist presence in campaigns such as Make Poverty History, the Fairtrade movement and Jubilee 2000, taking a stand is part of our Methodist heritage. 

Today, Methodist churches around the connexion reflect this in Our Calling, to be ‘a good neighbour to people in need and to challenge injustice’.

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A brief history of the Temperance Movement.

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Abolition & Anti-Slavery

A brief history of abolition and anti-slavery in Methodism.

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Forward Movement

A brief history of the Forward Movement.

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Racial Justice

Past President of the Methodist Conference the Revd Dr Inderjit Bhogal has written a short history of work on racial justice in the Methodist Church.