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Resolution Numbersort descending Title Committee Topic
2018-A001 Site of 81st General Convention (2024) 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention
2018-A002 General Convention Daily Agenda 22 - Dispatch of Business/HOD General Convention
2018-A003 Amend Canon I.1.14(a) on General Convention Approval of Sites for General Convention 02 - Constitution and Canons General Convention
2018-A004 Amend Joint Rule VII.18 02 - Constitution and Canons Appointments/Elections, Canons
2018-A005 Continue a Church-wide Network for Planting Churches 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Evangelism
2018-A006 Collect Demographic Data of Leadership 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Parochial Reports
2018-A007 Establish Committee to Study Relationship of Episcopal Seminaries with General Convention, One Another and the Wider Church 15 - Ministry Seminaries, Structure, Theological Education
2018-A008 Continuing the Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A009 Creating Greening Loans 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment
2018-A010 The Planting of "Paris Groves" 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A011 Oppose Environmental Racism 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Economic Justice, Environment, Health
2018-A012 On the Importance of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relationships for the Stewardship of Creation 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Environment
2018-A013 Facilitating the Development of the Church's Ministry of the Care of Creation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Budget, Environment
2018-A014 The Use of Carbon Offsets 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Episcopal Church Center
2018-A015 Anti-Racism/Diversity/Bias Awareness Training for Interim Bodies 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Continuing Education, Racism
2018-A016 Trial Use of Creation Care Language in the Baptismal Covenant 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-A017 Creation Liturgies in Prayer Book Revision 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Environment, Liturgy
2018-A018 Episcopalians Participating in Paris Climate Agreement 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A019 Create a Task Force To Study and Report on the Intersection of Evangelism, Church Planting and Care of Creation 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Environment
2018-A020 Fossil Fuel Divestment 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A021 Amend Canon 111.3.8.5(g) 15 - Ministry Canons, Environment, Ordination Process
2018-A022 Create a Formation Networking Team 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry
2018-A023 Assist Vocation Discernment Groups 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry
2018-A024 Forming Culturally Diverse Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-A025 Bishops and Small-Congregation Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-A026 Identify Effective Formation Models 15 - Ministry Theological Education
2018-A027 New Funding for Clergy Formation 15 - Ministry Theological Education
2018-A028 Salary for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership Budget, DFMS/PECUSA
2018-A029 Commend the Evangelism Charter for the Church to All Episcopalians 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism
2018-A030 Small Evangelism Grants 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism
2018-A031 Fund a Full Time Evangelism Staff Officer 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Evangelism
2018-A032 Congregational Redevelopment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Congregations, Evangelism
2018-A033 Supporting and Expanding Episcopal Youth Events 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Youth
2018-A034 Supporting General Convention Children's Program 04 - Governance and Structure Youth
2018-A035 Commend "The Church Towards A Common Vision" 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A036 Affirm Ongoing Work and Dialogue with Ecumenical Bodies 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A037 Encourage Interfaith Engagement 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Interfaith Dialogue
2018-A038 Affirm Inter-Anglican Secretariat 04 - Governance and Structure Anglican Communion
2018-A039 Affirm the Work of The Episcopal Church at the United Nations 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations
2018-A040 Formal Response to "The Church: Towards a Common Vision" 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A041 Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A042 Proposed Name Change for EC Committee on Anti-Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A043 Clarify and Update Mandate 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A044 Establishing an Anti-Racism/Racial Reconciliation Certification Framework: Building Capacity for Becoming Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Continuing Education, Reconciliation
2018-A045 Revision and Reminder of Anti-Racism Training Requirement 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A046 Host a Racial Reconciliation Awards Program 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-A047 Ethical Investments 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Economic Justice, Fiscal Responsibility, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A048 Establish Committee to Oversee Creation of Training Materials 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Continuing Education, Sexual Misconduct
2018-A049 Host Model Policies on DFMS Website 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct, Youth
2018-A050 Funding for Safe Church Training 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct, Youth