Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1991-D149
Title: Endorse Bicentennial Celebration of the Black Presence in the Episcopal Church
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 70th General Convention of the Episcopal Church endorse and support the national bicentennial celebration on November 6, 7 and 8, 1992, to be held in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 200 Years of the Black Presence in the Episcopal Church: One Faith, One People, One Struggle; and be it further

Resolved, That it is the responsibility of all Episcopalians to increase our knowledge of the one faith by developing a truly multi-cultural historiography and by preserving and sharing this common religious heritage.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 768.