Resolutions Related to the Middle East

 

Disciples General Assembly Resolutions and Actions

Related to the Middle East

2017 General Assembly: A Call for the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) to Advocate for the Rights of Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation

2015 General Assembly: Commemorating 100 Years Since the Armenian Genocide

2015 General Assembly: Support for the Agreement with Iran to Halt Nuclear Weapons Development

2013 General Assembly: Encouraging a Fuller Experience of Israel-Palestine

2011 General Assembly: Addressing Anti-Muslim Action in the United States and Canada

2007 General Assembly: The Church's Response to the War in Iraq

2005 General Assembly: Breaking Down the Dividing Wall

2005 General Assembly: Suicide Bombing and Our Commitment to Peacemaking

2003 General Assembly: On U.S. Policy in the Middle East

1997 General Assembly: Jerusalem: City of Life

1993 General Assembly: Urging Reopening East Jerusalem

1983 General Assembly: Concerning the Middle East Arms Race

1981 General Assembly: Concerning the a Policy Statement on the Middle East

1980 National Council of Churches Middle East Policy Statement

2007 National Council of Churches Reaffirmation of Commitments to Peace in the Middle East in Light of the 1980 Middle East Policy Statement

1973 General Assembly: Concerning the United Nations' Peacekeeping Role in the Middle East

 

 

UCC General Synod Resolutions and Actions

Related to the Middle East & Regional Partners

2003 U.S Policy in the Middle East

1997 General Synod Resolution: Affirmation of the Union of Armenian Evangelical Churches in the Near East as a Partner in Mission

1989 General Synod Resolution: Reaffirming the Middle East Council of Churches as a Partner in Mission

1983 General Synod Resolution on Middle East Arms Race

1981 General Synod Middle East Resolution

1980 National Council of Churches Middle East Policy Statement

2007 National Council of Churches Reaffirmation of Commitments to Peace in the Middle East in Light of the 1980 Middle East Policy Statement

Related to Israel-Palestine

Timeline of General Synod Resolutions

2017 General Synod: A Call for the United Church of Christ to Advocate for the Rights of Children Living Under Israeli Military Occupation

2015 General Synod: A Call for the United Church of Christ to Take Actions Toward a Just Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict

Related to Iraq

2009 General Synod Resolution: On the Situation of Iraqi Refugees and Internally Displaced

2007 General Synod: A Pastoral Letter on the Iraq War From the Collegium of Officers of the United Church of Christ

2003 A Message to the Church from the Executive Council

1991 General Synod Resolution: Consequences of the Persian Gulf War for a Just Peace Church

1991 Executive Council: Gulf War Resolution

1990 Executive Council Statement Concerning First Strike Offensive, Arms Sales, and Transfers of Weapons and United Nations Authority in the Middle East

Related to the Armenian Question

1983 UCC Executive Council Resolution Regarding the Armenian Question

2015 General Synod Resolution: Commemorating 100 Years Since the Armenian Genocide

Statements from UCC pastors of Armenian Heritage in support of the resolution

Rev. Michelle Torigian

Rev. Nishan Bakalian

Related to Interfaith Relations

2011 General Synod: On Actions of Hostility Against Islam and the Muslim Community

1989 General Synod Resolution: The Relationship Between the United Church of Christ and the Muslim Community

1987 General Synod Resolution: Relationship Between the UCC and the Jewish Community

2001 General Synod Resolution: Anti-Semitism

 

 

Additional Resources for Interfaith Relations

A Study Resource on Interreligious Relations for the United Church of Christ

Disciples of Christ and Interreligious Engagement

Disicples of Christ and Interreligious Engagement Study Guide

 


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