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Resolution Number: 2015-B022
Title: Study Issues Regarding Dual Call Couples
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention calls for a study on the issues of deployment, equality, and justice for dual call couples, including the specific issues for bishop-priest couples, for the benefit of this Church; and be it further

Resolved, That a task force be appointed by the Presiding Officers, consisting of no more than seven members that such task force include dual call couples, people currently doing research on this reality, and the Office of Pastoral Development; and be it further

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention allocate $5,000 from the budget of the Office of Pastoral Development for the implementation of this resolution; and be it further

Resolved, That this task force be supported by the Office of Pastoral Development and report its findings back to the 79th General Convention.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, 2015 (New York: General Convention, 2015), p. 451.