A Resolution honoring the Accessible to All mandate in the mission of the United Church of Christ
Becoming a Church Accessible to All
Date Submitted: November 6, 2004 Conference Executive Committee
SUBMITTED BY: Minnesota Conference United Church of Christ
SUMMARY OF INTENT:
The Minnesota Conference calls on United Church of Christ Conferences, Associations, congregations, seminaries, campus ministries and colleges, camps, covenanted ministries and all other UCC organizations to become accessible to all; to embody a philosophy of inclusion and interdependence; and to support and implement the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 — as called upon by the General Synod resolution passed in 1995, “Concerning the Church and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990”, calling the UCC at all levels to embrace the spirit of the ADA.
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