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Note: This page is updated frequently as resolutions are assigned to committees.

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
2018-C030 Proposed Baptismal Covenant Language 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Environment, Liturgy
2018-C031 Minimize Gendered Language in the BCP 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language
2018-C062 On the Gendered Language of God 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language
2018-D078 Authorize Holy Eucharist, Rite II (Expansive Language) for Trial Use 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy
2018-A062 Amend Canon II.3.6-9 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Canons, Liturgy
2018-A063 Amend Article X of the Constitution of the Episcopal Church (First Reading) 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Constitution, Liturgy
2018-A017 Creation Liturgies in Prayer Book Revision 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Environment, Liturgy
2018-A227 Communion Across Difference 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Marriage, Structure
2018-A068 Plan for the Revision of the Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-C024 Translations of Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Language Translation
2018-C006 Guidelines for Inclusion of Transgender Youth in our Churches, Schools, and Camps 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity, Justice
2018-B009 Civil Discourse 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship National Concerns, Public Policy
2018-A022 Create a Formation Networking Team 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry
2018-A055 Develop Multicultural Ministry Pathways 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Diversity, Ministry
2018-A087 Develop Relationship Pastoral Resources 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Human Sexuality, Pastoral Care
2018-B011 Inclusive Language Policies for Episcopal Seminaries and Formation Programs 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Inclusive Language, Theological Education
2018-A023 Assist Vocation Discernment Groups 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry
2018-D023 Amend Canons III.6.5(g)(4), III.8.5(h)(4), and III.10.1.(c)(4) and Estabish Task Force 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Canons
2018-C034 Ministry to People with Mental Illness and their Families 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-B017 Financial Support for Administering the Episcopal Service Corps 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Budget, Missionaries, Youth
2018-C053 Implementation of Canon III.1 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-C054 Inclusion of Transgender People 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity, Justice
2018-D095 HBCU Direct Giving Pilot Program 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Budget, Education
2018-A033 Supporting and Expanding Episcopal Youth Events 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Youth
2018-D030 Supporting Formation 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Christian Formation
2018-D031 Recognizing and Ending Domestic Violence in our Congregations 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Family, Violence
2018-A165 Amend Canon III.12.3 to add Section 3(f) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons
2018-A021 Amend Canon 111.3.8.5(g) 15 - Ministry Canons, Environment, Ordination Process
2018-A166 Amend Canon III.12.4(c) and add Canon III.12.4(d) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons
2018-C044 Create Task Force to Implement Title III, Canon 1 15 - Ministry Interim Bodies, Lay Ministry, Ministry
2018-C060 Breaking the Episcopal Stained Glass Ceiling 15 - Ministry Equality, Structure, Women
2018-D021 Revise OTM Information 15 - Ministry Ordained Ministry
2018-D069 Gather Annual Deployment and Compensation Data for LGBT and Gender Nonbinary Clergy 15 - Ministry Clergy Deployment
2018-D083 Amend Canon III.10.2 15 - Ministry Anglican Communion, Canons
2018-D035 Amend Canon III.9 regarding Reconciliation and Mediation Between Clergy 15 - Ministry Canons
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-A056 Create Task Force on the Theology of Social Justice Advocacy as Christian Justice 15 - Ministry Justice
2018-A136 Establish a Standing Commission on Formation and Ministry Development 15 - Ministry Christian Formation, Structure
2018-A168 Amend Canon III.12.9(a) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A024 Forming Culturally Diverse Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-A025 Bishops and Small-Congregation Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-A170 Amend Canon III.12.12(a) 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons, Discipline
2018-D025 Amend Canons III.6.5(g), III.7.5, III.8.5(b), III.9.1, III.10.1(c), III.12.1, III.12.2 15 - Ministry Canons
2018-A026 Identify Effective Formation Models 15 - Ministry Theological Education
2018-A091 Amend Canon III.9 and III.7 - Equity in Clergy Hiring and Appointment Practices 15 - Ministry Canons, Discrimination, Ordained Ministry
2018-C014 S uicide Prevention Advocacy and Clergy Training 15 - Ministry Clergy Education, Theological Education
2018-D010 Create Position of Indigenous Theological Education Coordinator 15 - Ministry Budget, Native Americans and Ministry
2018-D092 Amend Canon III.1.2 - Non-Discrimination in Access to Discernment Process 15 - Ministry Canons, Equality, Ordained Ministry
2018-A027 New Funding for Clergy Formation 15 - Ministry Theological Education
2018-A092 Amend Canons - Reception of Clergy from Churches in Apostolic Succession 15 - Ministry Canons, Ordained Ministry