The General Board of Church and Society of the United Methodist Church has consistently condemned such actions that are racist and a violation of democratic processes. “Inciting a mob to insurrection cannot be tolerated. President Trump has clearly demonstrated that he is not fit to govern, nor able or eligible to hold elected office again.”What percentage of Americans are United Methodists?
Members of the United Methodist Church were about 3.6 percent of the American population in 2014. That’s a decline from 5.1 percent in 2007. An additional 1 percent of Americans are Methodists who aren’t part of the United Methodist Church—they might identify with the African Methodist Episcopal church or as “just Methodist.”What is the role of the United Methodist Church?
Those who are part of the United Methodist Church have full voting power in the body, so they can shift and shape its policies.Are Methodists more likely to be Republicans or Democrats?
Overall, Methodists were slightly more likely to identify as Republicans than Democrats in 2014 (48 vs. 42 percent), which tracks pretty closely with Pew’s findings on the overall percentage of Americans who leaned Republican or Democrat in the same year.