UCA Statements


01 August 2009

09.47 It was resolved to:

09.47.01 a) note that the Assembly has acknowledged that God came in the crucified and risen Christ to make peace, and that same God calls the church, as a peacemaking body, to save life, to heal and to love their neighbours, working for true justice and security by non-violent means (Uniting for Peace (03.19.02); Resolution 88.62; Assembly Minute 82.57); and

(b) (i) encourage the Australian Government to increase such humanitarian and diplomatic means as will assist the people of Afghanistan to build a peaceful and just society and

(ii) support the Australian Government's policy to withdraw Australian troops at the earliest possible opportunity.