Doctrine of Discovery Study Resources

To begin to understand and study this topic, view the following video clip from the 2018 Wisconsin Conference UCC Annual Meeting:  Explanation of a witness resolution and presentation of the resolution (12 min) with David Deininger, Larry Littlegeorge, Rev. Missy Miller, and Rev. Bridget Flad Daniels.   For just the introduction to the Doctrine of Discovery view Larry Littlegeorge’s video segment (5 min).

View the Doctrine of Discovery Background and Proposed Resolution. (4 pages)

Below you will find links to the United Church of Christ website for additional information and resources for study and reflection around issues relating to the Doctrine of Discovery.

Please use this form to report that your congregation has studied the issue of repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery and return it to the Conference office by March 31, 2019. The form can be mailed to Wisconsin Conference UCC, 4459 Gray Rd, DeForest, WI  53532, or can be scanned and emailed to Lisa Hart.

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