Human Services Funding
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA03.06.39
Passed by the 2003 Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
To thank the Southwestern Washington Synod and affirm their concern for giving all ELCA members the opportunity to stay active in a congregation of this church in the midst of a highly mobile society;
To encourage pastors and lay leaders of ELCA congregations to assist congregation members who are moving to new locations in finding a new ELCA congregation;
To commend the use of the “Find a Church” program on the ELCA Web site to assist congregation members who are moving; and
To refer this memorial to appropriate staff of the churchwide organization for consideration in the continuing implementation of the “Evangelism Strategy” of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.