Middle East Prayer Vigil
ELCA Church Council Action CC02.04.09
Passed by the 2002 ELCA Church Council.
To affirm the power of the continuing ELCA Prayer Vigil for Peace in the Middle East as one means of lifting in prayer the people of the Middle East as requested by the Commission for Multicultural Ministries; and
To acknowledge the December 2001 actions of the Executive Committee of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America in response to the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, as the response of the Church Council to the request of the Commission for Multicultural Ministries that Muslims be lifted in prayer.