ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA89.07.72
Passed by the 1989 Churchwide Assembly in Chicago, Illinois.
To affirm the commitment of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to include as part of its healing and stewardship education ministries active discussion and education on organ donations, within the context of respect for the sanctity of life;
To call upon congregations to lift up this need and encourage members to consider organ donation as part of their stewardship of life’s resources; and
To refer the memorial of the East Metropolitan Minnesota Synod and the Northeastern Minnesota Synod to the Commission for Church in Society as a resource to the development of the social statement. "The Environment, Health, and Justice in a Technological World."