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Forbearance Resolution passes by 71 percent

Photo from left: Charlotte Lehman, pastor of Reba Place Church, Evanston, Ill., and Megan Ramer, pastor of Chicago Community Mennonite Church, speak about the Forbearance Resolution. Photo by Vada Snider.

The Resolution on Forbearance in the Midst of Differences passed with 581 votes for yes (71 percent) and 228 votes for no by the delegate assembly.

Elizabeth Soto Albrecht announced the results to the delegate assembly at the afternoon session July 2 in Kansas City, Mo.

She requested that there be no applause and she also led a prayer.

The delegate assembly will now discuss the Resolution on the Status of Membership Guidelines.

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