ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA89.02.4
Passed by the 1989 Churchwide Assembly in Chicago, Illinois.
To reaffirm the position of the predecessor church bodies supporting access to quality health care for everyone, regardless of income;
To urge members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the U.S. Congress to work toward passage of legislation that will help achieve that goal; and
To refer the memorials of the Northern Wisconsin-Upper Michigan Synod, Southeastern Wisconsin Synod, Southwestern Wisconsin Synod, and West-Central Wisconsin Synod, to the Commission for Church in Society and the Division for Social Ministry Organizations for use in the development of policy on this issue.