Resolutions and Other Formal Motions from General Synod 29

A Word Regarding the Preliminary Release of the Resolutions Considered by the Twenty-ninth General Synod

The following resolutions have been acted on by the Twenty-ninth General Synod. Please be advised none of the resolutions may be considered adopted or in force until the United Church of Christ Board of Directors approves them within the body of the Minutes of the Twenty-ninth General Synod. The minutes will be submitted for approval in October 2013.

Lee Foley
Chief of Staff to the Board of Directors and Assistant Secretary to the Corporation - The United Church of Christ Board
July 15, 2013




Calling for the United Church of Christ to Repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery Which Authorized the Genocide of Native People and the Theft of Native Lands
A Resolution of Witness

On Making UCC Church Buildings More Carbon Neutral
A Resolution of Witness

Resolution against Bullying and Discrimination
A Resolution of Witness

Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining in Appalachia
A Resolution of Witness

Resolution Calling for an All Church Offering for Supporting the Educational Expenses of Members in Discernment Preparing for Authorized Ministry of the United Church of Christ
A Prudential Resolution

Calling for an All Church Offering for Supporting the Educational Expenses of Members in Discernment Preparing for Authorized Ministry of the United Church of Christ
A Minority Resolution

Resolution Urging Divestment - Along With Other Strategies - from Fossil Fuel Companies to Address Climate Change
A Resolution of Witness

A Resolution in Support of Outdoor Ministries of the United Church of Christ
A Prudential Resolution

Advocating for Tax Reform as Christian Stewardship and Public Duty
A Resolution of Witness

The United Samoan Ministries of the United Church of Christ Request to be Recognized as a Historically Underrepresented Group and Member of the Council for Racial and Ethnic Ministries
A Prudential Resolution

To Recognize the Need for Compassionate Care and Healing to Our Veterans
A Resolution of Witness

Resisting Actions Seeking to Undermine the Status of Women in Society
A Resolution of Witness

Resolution on Advocating for Funding to Construct Quality Affordable Housing
A Resolution of Witness

Restructure of Conference Boundaries
A Prudential Resolution

A Call to Respond to Violence and Human Rights Violations in Honduras Resulting from Illegal Drug Trafficking and Drug Policy in the United States
A Resolution of Witness

Resolution Supporting Compassionate Comprehensive Immigration Reform and the Protection of the Human Rights of Immigrants
A Resolution of Witness

A Resolution on Ecumenical Relationship Between the United Church of Christ and the United Church of Canada.
A Prudential Resolution

Formal Motions
A Formal Motion is a matter coming before Synod which is not a Pronouncement, Proposal for Action or Resolution. An affirmative vote by delegates is required for adoption of a Formal Motion.

General Synod resolutions through General Synod 29

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