"A Call to Conscience and Community in a Time of War", a statement submitted to the ABCUSA Biennial Meeting on the strength of 193 delegate signatures, was formally presented to the assembly at Sunday's morning session. Seven delegates spoke in favor, and one spoke against the statement. It will now be forwarded to the General Board for further consideration. The statement was drafted by Rev. Deborah L. Hughes, Rev. Peter JB Carman and Rev. Lawrence Hargraves of Rochester, NY, and Rev. Dr. Larry Greenfield, Executive Minister of the ABCUSA Chicago Metro Region, and was adopted by the BPFNA Board of Directors on May 3, 2007.