Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2009-A145
Title: Request Study of Diocesan Processes to Recruit Persons of Color
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That a study be conducted to research and analyze diocesan processes to recruit persons of color to pursue ordination and analyze how persons of color are deployed to parishes; and be it further

Resolved, That the Office of Anti-Racism and Gender Equality design a methodology for collecting data from persons of color who have been in the discernment, seminary, ordination processes within the previous eight years after the passage of this resolution to determine what their experiences have been, including barriers and facilitating factors; and be it further

Resolved, That this data be gathered and that a report generated along with appropriate resolutions to the 77th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, which will recommend necessary remedies to alleviate the present situation.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Anaheim, 2009 (New York: General Convention, 2009), p. 716.