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

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
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-A025 Bishops and Small-Congregation Clergy 15 - Ministry Christian Formation
2018-A026 Identify Effective Formation Models 15 - Ministry Theological Education
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-A027 New Funding for Clergy Formation 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-A092 Amend Canons - Reception of Clergy from Churches in Apostolic Succession 15 - Ministry Canons, Ordained Ministry
2018-D011 Doctrine of Discovery Training 15 - Ministry Native Americans and Ministry, Ordained Ministry
2018-A141 Training of Transition Consultants 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections
2018-A173 Amend Canon I.2.1(a-f) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons, Presiding Bishop
2018-D057 Impairment Commission - Training on Alcohol and Substance Misuse 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse, Theological Education
2018-A142 Adoption of Episcopal Election Procedures by Dioceses 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Diversity
2018-A158 Amend Canon III.11.3(a)(1) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A143 Study Career Development of Female and Minority Clergy 16 - Churchwide Leadership Diversity
2018-A159 Amend Canon III.11.3(a) (third paragraph) and III.11.4 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A160 Amend Canon III.11.9(a) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-D058 Impairment Commission - Rapid Response Team for Crisis Intervention 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse
2018-A145 Urging Adoption of Local Canons Relating to Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops
2018-A161 Amend Canon III.9(b) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A146 Revisions to The Raising Up of Episcopal Leadership - A Manual for Dioceses in Transition 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops
2018-A162 Amend Canons III.11.9(c)(1) and III.9(c)(4) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Canons
2018-A147 Pilot Board for Episcopal Transitions 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Structure
2018-D059 Impairment Commission - Training on Alcohol/Substance Misuse for Church Leadership 16 - Churchwide Leadership Substance Abuse
2018-A148 Amend Canons III.11.1, III.11.3 and III.11.9(c) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Canons, Security
2018-A149 Reorganize the Board of Directors of The College for Bishops 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Structure
2018-C043 Per Diem Compensation for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership House of Deputies, Structure
2018-A167 Amend Canon III.12.5 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons
2018-A169 Amend Canon III.12.9(l) and Canon III.12.9(m) 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A138 Transmission of Demographic Data from Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections
2018-B014 Director's Fees for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership House of Deputies, Structure
2018-A139 Analysis of Data from Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections
2018-A171 Amend Canon III.13 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-A028 Salary for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership Budget, DFMS/PECUSA
2018-A140 Diversity Guidelines for Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Diversity
2018-A156 Amend Canon III.11.1 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Bishops, Canons
2018-A172 Amend Canon I.2.3 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Canons, Dioceses
2018-D066 Discerning a Call to the Episcopate 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Budget
2018-C052 Paid Family Leave 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-D045 Pension Equity for Lay Employees 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-A223 Family Leave Policies 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-C004 Study the Implications of Expanding Paid Family Leave 17 - Church Pension Fund Church Pension Fund, Employee Benefits
2018-C023 Medical Trust Provider Option 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-C029 Clergy Compensation by Race 17 - Church Pension Fund Church Pension Fund, Racism
2018-D037 Amend Canon I.8 17 - Church Pension Fund Canons