ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA91.07.74
Passed by the 1991 Churchwide Assembly in Orlando, Florida.
To affirm the memorial of the Minneapolis Area Synod and express solidarity with the people and churches of Liberia, in particular, the Lutheran Church in Liberia, as they attempt to rebuild their war-shattered society;
To encourage members of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to learn about and respond to the need of the people in Liberia, through prayer, through financial support through the ELCA World Hunger Appeal, and through advocacy;
To call upon the United States government to provide assistance to Liberia for relief, rehabilitation, and reconstruction and to do all in its power to assist Liberia as it seeks to find a political solution to the current difficulties and reconstruct its economy; and
To request that the bishop of this church and the Division for Church in Society communicate this action to the United States president and Congress.