United States War Matériel
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA99.06.41
Passed by the 1999 Churchwide Assembly in Denver, Colorado.
To affirm the ongoing work of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to support international relations that contribute to a just, free, secure, and nonviolent world;
To affirm the concern of the Minneapolis Area Synod about the need to work with various ecumenical partners in promoting U.S. policies that "assist our neighbor in every need" and in halting the spread of U.S. war matériel to governments that are not democratic, abuse human rights, and commit international aggression; and
To transmit this action as information to the Minneapolis Area Synod.