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Resolution Number: 1988-D142
Title: Recognize the Status and Ministry of the Episcopal Conference of the Deaf
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Episcopal Conference of the Deaf continue to be recognized as the official agency for the Church's ministry among deaf persons; and [be it further]

[Resolved,] That the Episcopal Church undertake serious efforts on the local, diocesan and church-wide levels to promote and expand its ministry among deaf people; and [be it further]

[Resolved,] That this Convention of the Episcopal Church send its warm regards and greetings to Dr. I. King Jordan, the new deaf president of Gallaudet University.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Detroit, 1988 (New York: General Convention, 1989), p. 294.