Divestment: Two synod conventions in 2013 passed memorials to the ELCA to urge divestment of ELCA investments in the fossil fuel industries.
Oregon Synod Fossil Fuel Divestment Resolution Passes at Synod Meeting.
Read More to see a story about the synod resolution. Also read the resolution itself and a copy of the talking points for those promoting the resolution.
New England Synod Calls for Divestment.
At the New England 2013 Assembly, June 7-9, voters agreed to urge the restraint of hydraulic fracturing and request an eventual divestment of church funds from fossil fuel companies. Read More to see the full story (under FEATURED STORIES) and view the full resolution.
See 6/30/2013 Boston Globe Article** Read a news article from the Boston Globe on divestment by religious groups