Peace in the Holy Land
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA03.02.07
Passed by the 2003 Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
To commend the Delaware-Maryland Synod for its memorial “Living in Peace”;
To endorse “The First Alexandria Declaration of the Religious Leaders of the Holy Land” included in the synod’s memorial;
To encourage a negotiated solution among the parties in the Holy Land, with the hope that the Quartet’s “Road Map” will lead to an end to the occupation, terrorist attacks, and all other forms of violent conflict, as well as to both a viable, contiguous, independent Palestinian state, and a secure Israel; and
To encourage the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America to continue its interfaith activities in the United States to promote mutual understanding, cooperation, and respect.