21-26 May 1978
WHEREAS, as a church body, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines should look at the prevailing universal concern for human rights as a great opportunity to advance the Christian concern for the dignity and well-being of people;
WHEREAS, we believe that human rights are gifts from God and that His will is for us to enjoy the fullness of our humanity;
WHEREAS, there is an urgent need for us as a Church to make more manifest our concern for human rights;
THEREFORE, It is hereby resolved that a desk for human rights be created within the structure of the Church and that human rights be among our major thrusts in the next quadrennium.
Ref: General Assembly, 21-26 May 1978.
The Resolution is in Appendix XXII, p. 564.