Resolutions that passed @ GS 30:

Here's an updated list of approved General Synod resolutions: 1. Urging Socially Responsible Investment Practices. 2. Advocating for Changing the Racially Demeaning Name, Mascot and Imagery of the Washington National Football League Team. 3. Observing 100 Years Since the Armenian Genocide. 4. Approving Full Communion with the United Church of Canada. 5. Renewing Commitment to Being a "Just Peace" Church. These resolutions were approved in addition to the General Synod resolutions listed earlier: 1. Developing Welcoming, Inclusive, Supportive and Engaged Congregations for Mental Health. 2. Dismantling Discriminatory Systems of Mass Incarceration in the United States. 3. Dismantling the

Day 5

GS2015 ended less than an hour ago and many (especially Melissa) are looking forward to GS2017 in Baltimore. Funny thing is I'm also exhausted and a little cranky. It's time to go home and get back to normal. BUT...the Rev. Dr. Sharon Watkins, General Minister and President of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), reminded us during her sermon tonight that normal isn't working anymore. Remembering how the disciples went back their boats to resume their lives fishing after Jesus was killed, she pointed out that the fishing wasn't going so well. After a night's work their nets were empty. Regular, ordinary, the "way we've always done it" life wasn't working anymore. Fortunately Jesus app

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