Assembly and ASC Resolutions Related to Interfaith Relations

Resolutions are made at the Triennial Assemblies and also in the intervening Assembly Standing Committee (ASC) meetings. These resolutions direct and further the work of the Relations with Other Faiths group.

2012

12.17.05 Working Group on Relations with Other Faiths 

Friendship in the Presence of Difference: Christian Witness in Multifaith Australia

(a)    note that “We are a Multicultural Church” (Assembly, 1985) that embraces cultural diversity as a gift from the Creator;

(b)   note that the church lives in a multicultural and cross cultural society and therefore reached out to people of different cultures and faiths (Living with the Neighbour who is different: Christian Vocation in Multifaith Australia, 9th Assembly 2000

(c)    receive the paper Friendship in the Presence of Difference: Christian Witness in Multifaith Australia (Relations with Other Faiths) report Appendix 1) as an update to the resource, Living with a Neighbour who is Different: Christian Vocation in Multifaith Australia, 9th Assembly 2000);

(d)   request the Working Group on Relations with other Faiths to develop resources associated with the paper; and

(e)   commend the paper Friendship in the Presence of Deference: Christian Witness in Multifaith Australia and the associated study resources to presbyteries and congregations from their use. (Agreement)

Reports to the Thirteenth Assembly : The Uniting Church in Australia
Appendix 1 - Reports to the Thirteenth Assembly : The Uniting Church in Australia

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