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Resolution Number: 2003-D066
Title: Endorse ACC Resolutions on the Environment
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 74th General Convention endorse and implement the four resolutions passed by the September 2002 Anglican Consultative Council (ACC) meeting in Hong Kong which

  • ask all churches of the Anglican Communion to place environmental care on their agenda;
  • ask all Anglicans to make their own personal commitment to care for God's world, respecting all life, for "the Earth is the Lord's and all that is in it" (Psalm 24);
  • establish the Anglican Environmental Network as an official network of the Anglican Communion; and
  • endorse for immediate action the declaration of the Global Anglican Congress of the Stewardship of Creation.
Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Minneapolis, 2003 (New York: General Convention, 2004), p. 329f.