A resolution calling for all members of the UCC to support non-violent activism in the Israeli-occupied territories of Palestine passed at the 30th General Synod in Cleveland today.

The resolution titled, A Call for the United Church of Christ to Take Actions Toward a Just Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictcalls for divestment from a named, though not exclusive, set of companies doing business in the Occupied Palestinian Territories. UCF supports the resolution and hopes it will speed up the process in bringing peace to the region. Read the full story here.