The constitution of the North American Lutheran Church authorizes the Joint Commission on Theology and Doctrine to “consider topics of a theological nature” and to “draft statements of a theological nature.”
In July 2014, the Joint Commission presented this document, a reflection piece on “Christian Care for the Poor” to the NALC Executive Council. For its part, the Executive Council reviewed the document and directed that it be distributed to the congregations of the NALC for study and reflection.
The Joint Commission hopes that both individuals and groups within NALC congregations will review the document and reflect prayerfully on the church’s concern for the poor among us.
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