URC Assembly passes resolutions on Palestine-Israel

A Palestinian woman harvesting olives

In Eyewitness, the EAPPI newsletter: (World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel)

The United Reformed Church (URC) have recently announced their commitment to morally responsible investment policies with regards to Israel and Palestine, stating;

“After years of research, discernment, prayer, visits, and collaboration with national and international partners, the United Reformed Church has also given its public commitment on investment policies which screen out international companies that benefit from the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian territories.” — United Reform Church

This announcement comes alongside a number of other resolutions passed by the URC Assembly on Israel-Palestine, including “support for the Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (EAPPI)… standing in solidarity with those who face ongoing violations of international law arising from the 54-year military occupation of Palestine”.

We thank, as ever, our friends at the URC for this re-affirmation and their long-standing support of the EAPPI programme.

About EAPPI

The World Council of Churches’ Ecumenical Accompaniment Programme in Palestine and Israel (WCC-EAPPI) was created in 2002 by the World Council of Churches based on a letter and an appeal from local church leaders to create an international presence in the country.

Salisbury United Reformed Church

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