The following resolutions were approved by the Board of Directors,
Trustees and/or Annual Conference.

The International Council of Community Churches gathered in Annual Conference July, 2016

We weep with the families of those slain by armed violence, most recently in San Bernardino, California; Orlando, Florida; Baton Rouge, Louisiana; Falcon Heights, Minnesota; Dallas, Texas; in communities in France, Nigeria; Pakistan; and in so many other locations around the globe. 

We give witness to the proclamation of scripture that all human being are children of God, regardless of their background or present circumstance; and that all God’s children are loved by God. 

As an interracial communion of reconciliation, we call upon everyone to cease responding to evil with evil.  Enough is enough and too much, for every human life is sacred. 

The escalation of violence that results from easy access to military style armaments must cease. 

As Christ reconciles the world to God, we must reconcile ourselves across the artificial barriers of race, religion, ethnicity, and gender identities (Lev. 19:18; Lev. 19:34; Matt 5:21-24). 

We further encourage ICCC churches and centers to adopt and implement theFinal Report of the President Task Force on 21st Century Policing, May 2015, and the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing Implementation Guide, 2015.

Let peace prevail. 

Adopted by the 66th Annual Conference of the International Council of Community Churches, July 2016.

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The International Council of Community Churches gathered in Annual Conference July, 2015


One hundred fifty years after the American Civil War ended and slavery was abolished by the thirteenth amendment to the United States Constitution, the stain of racism still infects the nation. During the last year we have seen repeated incidents of violence against persons of color, accompanied by expressions of hatred that encourage cruelty and bloodshed.

To view the entire resolution, set July, 16, 2015, click here.

The churches and ministry centers of the International Council of Community Churches decry the inter-religious, inter-ethnic and inter-tribal violence that afflicts so many nations of the world.
To view the entire resolution, set July, 16, 2015, click here.