During the meeting, representatives from the congregations that make up the synod passed the following resolution on the refugee crisis:
The United Reformed Church National Synod of Scotland, meeting on Saturday 12 September 2015, at Robert Gordon’s College, Aberdeen:
(a) joins with other faith communities in affirming that care for refugees, sojourners, and strangers is an integral part of our life of faith;
(b) urges congregations to educate themselves about the refugee crisis, paying particular attention to the language used in describing the crisis;
(c) encourages congregations to take action on the crisis, which may include prayer, financial giving, writing to politicians, and donating goods to charities and groups supporting refugees;
(d) asks the Church & Society Committee to promote, or provide, an event in each Link where people may gain an insight into the lives of refugees and asylum seekers in Scotland.