Clergy Toolkit - Statements on the Economic Crisis and Economic Justice
February 24, 2012
The following is a list of denominations, religious bodies, and parachurch organizations' statements on the economic crisis and economic justice resources.
World Vision - "U.S. economic crisis forcing families deeper into poverty"
Bread for the World - "Expanding the Circle of Protection," Offering of Letters 2012
Bread for the World Institute - A Just and Sustainable Recovery: Hunger Report 2010
Christian Community Development Association - "Future Profits: A Life Economics Curriculum"
Mennonite Central Committee - "Abundant Life: Economic Justice for All"
Jewish - Reform
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism - "Economic Justice Through a Jewish Lens"
Jewish - Reconstructionist
Jewish Reconstructionist Federation - "Political Activism as a Form of Prayer"
Jewish - Conservative
The United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism - "ARISE in Response to the Economic Crisis"
Jewish - Orthodox
Uri L'Tzedek, Orthodox Social Justice - Torah sources
Interfaith Worker Justice - Unemployment and the Economic Crisis toolkit
Faith in Public Life - "War on the Working Poor"
Nation of Islam - "Goin’ Broke: Cities, states suffer as U.S. economic crisis creeps along", Jan. 29, 2011
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops - Economic Justice Resources
The United Methodist Church - "Prophet Driven Economy" Resources
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America - U.S. Hunger, Poverty and Economic Justice resources (includes ELCA social statement, "Sufficient, Sustainable Livelihood for All")
Presbyterian Church (USA) - Living Through Economic Crisis: The Church's Witness in Troubled Times"
United Church of Christ - Economic Crisis resources
Christian Church – Disciples of Christ - "We serve a God of abundance", Rev. Dr. Todd Adams
The Episcopal Church - Economic Justice Resources
Unitarian Universalist Association of Congregations - Economic Justice resources
AME-Zion - "In economic times like these, is there a word from the Lord?", a reflection by Bishop Kenneth Monroe
Church of God in Christ - "A Pastoral Statement on the Federal Debt Ceiling Debate", May 11, 2011, from Bishop Charles E Blake, Sr.