Presented by the Commission on Christian Action, adopted by the delegates to the 107th Covenant Annual Meeting.
WHEREAS the Evangelical Covenant Church adopted a resolution at its 85th Annual Meeting urging its members “to practice Christian stewardship in all areas which affect the health of our environment…”; and
WHEREAS in the intervening twenty years our environment continues to show signs of neglect and abuse; and
WHEREAS care for the environment is a significant aspect of whole-life stewardship; be it therefore
RESOLVED, that this Annual Meeting call upon our denominational, conference, institutional, and local church constituencies to become more aware and involved in sound environmental practices; and be it further
RESOLVED, that each Covenanter examine his or her personal environmental stewardship; and be it further
RESOLVED, that this Annual Meeting commend Covenant churches and institutions that are studying and practicing environmental conservation; and be it further
RESOLVED, that we encourage churches to teach environmental awareness from a Christian perspective.