Faith and Science Ministry
ELCA Churchwide Assembly Action CA03.06.56
Passed by the 2003 Churchwide Assembly in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
To commend the Southeastern Iowa Synod for articulating the issue of providing staff to develop resources and represent concerns throughout the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for this church’s engagement of the multiple issues under the umbrella of faith, science, and technology;
To commend the work of the Lutheran Center Work Group on Faith and Science and to encourage members, congregations, and synods to use its resources;
To refer the memorial of the Southeastern Iowa Synod to the Office of the Presiding Bishop and the Church Council of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America for consideration in the course of developing and adopting changes to the churchwide organizational structure, including budget implications; and
To request that the Division for Church in Society, the Division for Higher Education and Schools, and the Division for Ministry participate in this planning process to ensure a clear strategy for addressing the issues of faith and science in the life and witness of this church.