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1992 Giving Thanks for Freedom

Presented by the Commission on Christian Action, adopted by the delegates to the 107th Covenant Annual Meeting.

WHEREAS, we have experienced the hand of God in our own countries in providing freedom of worship; and

WHEREAS, we are gathered in Annual Meeting mindful of the recent dramatic political and social changes that have occurred in the twentieth century, especially Eastern Europe, including the former Soviet Union; and

WHEREAS, we are all well aware of the sacrifices and suffering of many who lived under tyrannical rule; and

WHEREAS, it is right and appropriate that we give thanks to Almighty God for answered prayers; be it therefore

RESOLVED, that we, the members of the Evangelical Covenant Church gathered in Annual Meeting, pause for a time of prayer, offering our gratitude to God for the fresh winds of freedom sweeping across our world; and be it further

RESOLVED, that we celebrate the survival of the Christian Church in the former Eastern Bloc nations and that we cooperate wherever possible in advancing the gospel in this area of our rapidly changing world.

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