Statements and Resolutions

Interested in what your church or denomination has said about the farm worker movement? Look for the logo associated with your tradition and see the Historical Resolutions, Member Organizations’ Documents, Supporting Organization’s Documents, and the Labor Day Document below!

We are still accumulating resources, so please email us at nfwm@nfwm.org should you like us to add your church’s/denomination’s official statements.

While some official relationships have changed, NFWM is proud over its long history to be associated with a wide variety of faith groups.

 

 

Historical Resolutions and Member Organizations’ Documents:

 

Alliance of Baptists – 2014 – A Statement on Justice for Farmworkers

 


 

 

Catholic Church – 1965 – Vatican II

 


 

Church of the Brethren – 1974 – Denominational Statement

Church of the Brethren – 1982 – Refugees

 


Church Men United – 2011 – Farm Worker Resolution



Disciples of Christ – 1973 – Resolution in Support of Farm Workers

Disciples of Christ – Renewing Support for National Farm Worker Ministry

 


Episcopal Church – 2006 – Fundamental Principles Included in “The ‘Alien Among You’” Policy

Episcopal Church – Feb. 2013 – Testimony at General Convention

Episcopal Church – April 2013 – Testimony at Senate Judiciary Committee

 


 

National Council of Churches of Christ – 2003 – A Resolution of the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the U.S.A. Mount Olive Pickle Boycott

 


 

Presbyterian Church USA – 2006 – Denominational Statement

 


Province Statement on Immigration – October 2017



United Methodist Church – 2008 – Book of Discipline Resolution

United Methodist Church – 2012 – Social Principles

 


 

Unitarian Universalist Church – 1976 – General Resolution on Farm Worker Initiatives

 


 

 Supporting Organizations’ Documents:


North Carolina Council of Churches – 2000 – Resolution in Support of Farm Workers Organizing in North Carolina

 


 Labor Day Documents:


US Catholic Conference of Bishops, Committee on Domestic Justice and Human Development – 2014 – Labor Day Statement