Division for Church in Society board Oct. 17-19, Chicago.
Received a report on the development of a social statement on education, called for by the 2001 Churchwide Assembly.
Decided to explore creating a staff position to coordinate ELCA work in the area of faith and science.
Supported and asked the council to advocate for "the legal barrier that prevents tax-exempt religious entities from participating or intervening in any political campaign on behalf of or in opposition to any candidate for public office."
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