MN Conference approves Just Peace resolution

The Minnesota Conference of the United Church of Christ voted overwhelmingly to approve a resolution aimed at creating a just peace in Palestine and Israel, divesting funds from companies that either profit from Israel’s 50-year-long occupation of the West Bank and Gaza, or are complicit in human rights violations in those disputed territories.

Mayflower’s Rev. Emily Goldthwaite Fries chaired the sub-group of the Global Partnerships Team that is focusing on Palestine and Israel.

Read the full story and Emily’s comments here.