Resolution Recommending the Assignment of a Protestant Chaplain
to Every Major Service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines
21-27 May 1962
WHEREAS, the United Church of Christ in the Philippines considers agency in the life of the country as its field of witness;
WHEREAS, at the present time, chaplaincy service is not provided for the major branches of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, such as the Philippine Army, Philippine Constabulary, the Philippine Air Force and the Philippine Navy;
Therefore, be it resolved that the Eight Biennial Assembly of the United Church of Christ in the Philippines now in session strongly recommend that a Protestant Chaplain be assigned to each of the major services;
BE IT RESOLVED, further, that a copy of this resolution be given to the offices of the President of the Philippines, the Secretary of National Defense, the Chief of Staff of the Armed Forces of the Philippines, and the Chief of Chaplains of the Armed Forces of the Philippines for implementation and action.
Ref: General Assembly, Action # 62-96