Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2009-A066
Title: Create a Toolkit for Culturally Sensitive Evangelism
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Substituted
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 76th General Convention direct the Center for Evangelism and Congregational Life to create a comprehensive toolkit to equip congregations and dioceses to engage in culturally-appropriate evangelism and mission; and be it further

Resolved, That the toolkit support congregations and dioceses in their work to fulfill Christ’s Great Commission with special attention to provide resources to evangelize people historically underserved by the Church, for example, people of color, immigrants and refugees, youth, young adults, people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgendered, people living in poverty, people with disabilities and/or all others who are alienated from the Church; and be it further

Resolved, That the toolkit be presented to the House of Bishops and the Executive Council in their first meetings in 2011 for their comment and review and then be distributed throughout the Church.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), pp. 280-281.