Israel and the Occupied Territories
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA89.08.114
Passed by the 1989 Churchwide Assembly in Chicago, Illinois.
To affirm the action taken by the Church Council on "The Israeli/Palestinian Conflict" cited above [see 1989 Churchwide Assembly Reports and Records, Vol 3: Assembly Minutes, p. 989];
To encourage greater awareness of this issue through wide use throughout the ELCA of the resources available on this issue;
To encourage members of the ELCA who travel to the Middle East to avail themselves of the opportunity to make contact with Lutheran congregations and agencies in this area, and to engage in dialogue with both Israeli and Palestinians about the situation in that area; and
To transmit this minute to the Rocky Mountain Synod.