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

Resolution Number Titlesort descending Committee Topic
2018-A155 Amend Canon III.5.1(c) 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-A129 Amend Canon IV.19.30(a)(1) - Retention of Records 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Discipline
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-D024 Amend Canons III.6.5(g)(4), III.8.5(h)(4), and III.10.1.(c)(4) and Estabish Task Force 05 - World Mission International Relations
2018-A009 Creating Greening Loans 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment
2018-A075 Executive Council Representatives from Provinces 04 - Governance and Structure Appointments/Elections, Diversity, Executive Council
2018-C064 Support of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Opposing Enbridge Line #3 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Social Action
2018-C017 A Just Peace in the Holy Land 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B018 A Resolution For Reconciliation and Engagement in the Holy Land 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Peace
2018-A080 A Season of Provincial Discernment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces, Structure
2018-C012 Add Origen of Alexandria to the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-D012 Add the Four Chaplains of the USAT Dorchester to the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C058 Add The Rev. Frederick B. "Ted" Howden Jr. to LFF, 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-A066 Add Thurgood Marshall, Pauli Murray, and Florence Li Tim-Oi to Lesser Feasts and Fasts, 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-D004 Addressing Mass Incarceration 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Prisons
2018-D014 Addressing Maternal Mortality 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Health Care
2018-D003 Addressing the Issue of Voter Suppression 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Civil Rights, National Concerns
2018-A238 Admit Episcopal Diocese of Cuba as a Diocese of The Episcopal Church 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses
2018-A115 Adopt and Implement Charter for Safety 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Security, Sexual Misconduct
2018-B016 Adopt ELCA Action on Israel/Palestine 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A142 Adoption of Episcopal Election Procedures by Dioceses 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Diversity
2018-C008 Advocacy for Creation Care 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-C063 Advocate for Ocean Health 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A038 Affirm Inter-Anglican Secretariat 04 - Governance and Structure Anglican Communion
2018-A036 Affirm Ongoing Work and Dialogue with Ecumenical Bodies 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A039 Affirm the Work of The Episcopal Church at the United Nations 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations
2018-A222 Against Caste-and Descent-Based Discrimination 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Discrimination, Human Rights
2018-C032 Against Human Trafficking 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Human Rights
2018-C013 Against Human Trafficking 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Human Rights, Justice
2018-C045 Amend Article I Section 4 - First Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--First Reading, Youth
2018-A177 Amend Article I.1 - Second Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--Second Reading, General Convention
2018-A150 Amend Article I.2 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution
2018-A151 Amend Article I.4-8 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Bishops, Constitution
2018-A175 Amend Article II.7 - Second Reading 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Constitution--Second Reading
2018-A152 Amend Article III of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution
2018-A153 Amend Article IV of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution
2018-A183 Amend Article IX - First Reading 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Constitution, Constitution--First Reading
2018-A122 Amend Article IX to change Removal to Admonition 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Discipline
2018-A176 Amend Article V - Second Reading 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Constitution--Second Reading
2018-A111 Amend Article V of the Constitution 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, New Dioceses
2018-A180 Amend Article V, Section 1 - Admission of a Diocese - First Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--First Reading, New Dioceses
2018-A113 Amend Article V.4 of the Constitution 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, New Dioceses
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-A089 Amend Articles VI and VIII regarding Full Communion 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Ecumenism, Ordained Ministry
2018-A021 Amend Canon 111.3.8.5(g) 15 - Ministry Canons, Environment, Ordination Process
2018-A099 Amend Canon I.1(b) - Call Meeting of House of Deputies 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention, House of Deputies
2018-A003 Amend Canon I.1.14(a) on General Convention Approval of Sites for General Convention 02 - Constitution and Canons General Convention
2018-A076 Amend Canon I.1.14(c) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons
2018-C057 Amend Canon I.1.2(n) 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Canons, Ecumenism
2018-A116 Amend Canon I.1.2(n) regarding Title IV Training 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons, Continuing Education, Discipline