ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA01.07.57
Passed by the 2001 Churchwide Assembly in Indianapolis, Indiana.
To reaffirm the commitment of this church to the care of creation, including global warming, as part of the web of complex interwoven environmental concerns, as detailed in the 1993 "Social Statement on Caring for Creation: Vision, Hope, and Justice";
To refer the memorials of the Saint Paul Area Synod and the Southeastern Minnesota Synod to the Division for Church in Society to consider developing or identifying appropriate resources for promoting understanding of this issue; and
To encourage individuals, congregations, synods, and churchwide units of this church to consider their activities in light of this issue.