34 resolutions were found matching the query conditions.

Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract
2015-A047 Address Moral and Spiritual Healing from Traumatic Stress Injuries Concurred as Substituted The 78th General Convention calls the Church to provide pastoral care and for those suffering from exposure to traumatic events; and to form a consortium to gather and distribute information and provide training to help address the needs of those with spiritual and moral injuries.
2015-C055 Condemn Violence Against Christians and Commit to Prayer Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention condemns violence against Christians and calls for a Church-wide day of prayer for those persecuted for their faith.
2015-D033 Support Human Rights and Refugee Relief in Central America Concurred as Amended The 78th General Convention adopts a resolution broadly condemning violence in Central America and supports a range of activities that promote civil peace, protect refugees, and end inhumane detention practices against women, children and other vulnerable persons.
2015-D054 Refer a Resolution on Violence Against Women Referred The 78th General Convention refers to a Standing Commission a resolution to appoint a task force to prepare educational materials regarding violence against women.
2012-A139 Endorse Efforts Against Gender Violence Concurred The 77th General Convention endorses actions against gender-based violence named in a Primates Letter to the Anglican Communion and encourages local Church awareness of the issue.
2012-D022 Respond to Bullying Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention calls for a Church-wide response to bullying by encouraging Church-community partnerships to take action to prevent abuse.
2012-D061 Adopt Statements on Threats Against Sexual Minorities Concurred as Amended The 77th General Convention adopts statements condemning all use of violent rhetoric or threats against sexual minorities.
2009-A043 Support Efforts on Behalf of Victims and Eliminate Criminal Gangs Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention urges relief for international victims of criminal gangs.
2009-A167 Support Actions to Protect Victims of Human Trafficking Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention calls for the protection of all victims of human trafficking; and urges actions oriented to the recovery of victims; and recommends dioceses collaborate to eradicate this form of modern day slavery.
2009-D096 Encourage Training for Prevention of Domestic Violence Concurred as Amended The 76th General Convention asks its members to pray for domestic violence victims and their families and urges Church bodies to utilize training in prevention.
2006-A014 On the Topic of Interfaith Dialogue on Nonviolent Resolution of Conflict Rejected The 75th General Convention rejects a resolution on continuing the interfaith dialogue on nonviolent conflict.
2006-D018 Support Nonviolence Training Concurred as Amended The 75th General Convention urges support for nonviolence training in the next triennium and encourages each diocese to make nonviolence training available.
2003-C024 Support Non-violent Foreign Policy Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention supports the World Council of Churches' Decade to Overcome Violence and calls upon U.S. leaders to reconsider current foreign policy by employing diplomacy rather than warfare.
2003-D031 Develop Plans for a Culture of Nonviolence Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention calls the Church to develop specific plans at national, provincial, and diocesan levels to promote a culture of nonviolence.
2000-A058 Encourage Congregations to Adopt a "A Pledge of Nonviolence" Concurred as Substituted The 73rd General Convention encourages congregations to commit themselves to peaceable behavior and to adopt a "A Pledge of Nonviolence."
2000-C025 Urge a Response to Issues of Sexual and Domestic Violence Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention calls upon congregations to designate at least one Sunday each year for education, prayer, and local response to issues of sexual and domestic violence, and requests educational resources for congregations.
2000-D022 Support the UN's "Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence" Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention calls for the promotion of a culture of nonviolence and the observance of the UN's "Decade for a Culture of Peace and Nonviolence."
2000-D073 Support Legislation to Reduce Domestic Violence and Protect Victims Concurred as Amended The 73rd General Convention calls for state legislation addressing domestic violence and protecting victims.
1994-A049 Encourage Ministries That Respond to Violence Against Women Concurred The 71st General Convention condemns violence against women and encourages awareness of the issue and the Church's response through special ministries, provincial and diocesan consultations, resource people, educational materials, and training.
1994-D005 Call for Church Opposition to Violence Concurred As Amended The 71st General Convention opposes violence and the means by which violence is perpetrated in all areas of society. It urges members of General Convention to actively build just and non-violent relationships throughout all society.
1991-C022 Renew Commitment to Address Violence in Society Concurred As Substituted The 70th General Convention calls upon the Church to renew a commitment through educational programs and resources to address violence in every sector of society.
1991-C045 Encourage Patronage of Entertainment That Avoids Gratuitous Violence Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 70th General Convention encourages Episcopalians to choose entertainment options which do not promote, depict or exploit violence or bloodletting.
1988-A085 Decry Violence Against Homosexuals and Urge Law Enforcement Concurred The 69th General Convention condemns violence against homosexual persons and calls upon law enforcement officials to prosecute guilty persons to the fullest extent of the law.
1988-D017 Support Conscientious Decisions Regarding Individual Participation in War Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 69th General Convention endorses the belief that non-violent refusal to participate in war is a faithful response of a Church member and the decision to participate in or prepare for war should be made only after prayerful consideration.
1988-D064 Urge Training to Respond to Family Violence Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention urges clergy and laity to recognize signs of battering and sexual abuse, to produce a list of resources for victims, and to refer victims to counselors and support groups. It urges seminaries to educate and train in the area of family violence.
1988-D100 Decry Violence Against Homosexuals Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention decries violence against homosexual persons and calls upon law enforcement officials to prosecute the perpetrators of these acts to the fullest extent of the law.
1988-D124 Condemn Acts of Violence Against Abortion Facilities and Their Clients Concurred The 69th General Convention condemns actions of violence against abortion clinics.
1985-A077 Encourage Broad Coalitions for Non-violent Social Change Concurred The 68th General Convention encourages the formation of non-violent ecumenical coalitions, open to secular alliances, to work for social change.
1985-D011 Encourage the Lambeth Conference to Address War, Violence and Nuclear Arms Concurred The 68th General Convention encourages the 1988 Lambeth Conference to address the issues of war, violence, and the nuclear arms race.
1985-D021 Examine and Report on Forms of Violence in Church and Society Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention commits itself during the next triennium to raising awareness among Episcopalians about violence.
1985-D022 Encourage the Elimination of Violence at Reproductive Health Clinics Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention encourages efforts to eliminate violence at reproductive health care facilities.
1982-D020 Affirm the Lambeth Statement on Non-violent Action for Justice and Peace Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 67th General Convention reaffirms the 1978 Lambeth statement that Christians should engage in and support non-violent action for justice and peace. It urges all Church members to support those engaged in non-violent action and to consider the call to resist war and work for peace.
1979-D007 Adopt Lambeth Conference Resolution on War and Violence Concurred As Substituted The 66th General Convention adopts as its own the resolution concerning "War and Violence" passed at the 1978 Lambeth Conference.
1976-D084 Urge the Local Church to Fund Programs to Cure Violence Concurred The 65th General Convention urges studies concerning violence and protests against displays of horror and cruelty in the media.
Resolution Number Title Legislative Action Taken Abstract