This page contains links to previous legislation and documents relating to resolutions submitted to the General Convention meeting in Baltimore, July 7th-14th, 2022.  For additional research on previous actions or topics considered by General Convention, please contact the Archives using the Research Request Form. Be sure to identify yourself as a Legislative Committee member in order to receive a priority response. The chair of any Legislative Committee may request the posting of supplementary documents provided they are related and historical in nature.

Legislative Committee Secretary Documents

 

Legislative Research on Proposed Legislation

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

Resolution Number Titlesort descending Committee Topic
2022-A054 Create a Task Force on Senior Wellness and Positive Aging 13 - Committees and Commissions Aging
2022-A024 Create a Task Force on Translation and Interpretation 13 - Committees and Commissions Language Translation, Structure
2022-A069 Create DFMS Staff Position to Manage Safe Church Website and Respond to Inquiries 16 - Churchwide Leadership Sexual Misconduct
2022-A070 Creating an Online Stewardship Collaborative 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Language Translation, Stewardship
2022-A085 Creation Of A Digital Hub For Formation Resources (in English, Spanish, and French) 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Christian Formation
2022-A104 Creation of a Digital Hub for Formation Resources (in English, Spanish, and French) 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Christian Formation
2022-A063 Creation of a Director of Women’s Ministries 16 - Churchwide Leadership Equality, Structure, Women
2022-D096 Creation of a Staff Position for Director of LGBTQI and Women’s Ministries 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Homosexuality, Structure, Women
2022-D091 Defining Equal Place in the Life of the Church 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Appointments/Elections, Lay Ministry
2022-D087 Delete Canon III.15 Of the General Board of Examining Chaplains 15 - Ministry Canons, Theological Education
2022-A103 Describing a Christian Life of Faith in the Episcopal Tradition 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Christian Formation, Ministry
2022-C007 Designate March 10 as the Date to Commemorate Harriet Ross Tubman 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2022-C032 Designating the Third or Fourth Sunday in Advent as a Day to Offer God Thanks for the Abolition of Slavery and to Ask God’s Help in Assuring Always that Black Lives Matter 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Racism, Reconciliation
2022-A141 Develop Indigenous and Native Liturgical Resources 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Liturgy, Native Americans and Ministry
2022-A011 Develop Local Commemorations 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2022-D030 Develop Resources and Training for Welcoming and Supporting Transgender and Non-Binary Persons and Families 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Gender Identity
2022-A096 Develop Sustainable Congregational Revitalization Ministries 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Congregations
2022-A109 Developing Curriculum and Required Training for Clergy in Mental Health Pastoral Care 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Health
2022-D088 Development of Digital and Evangelism Resources 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Technology
2022-A023 Direct Inclusion of Asset Mapping Question in the Parochial Report 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Parochial Reports
2022-D081 Diversity in the Episcopate and Diocesan Staff Leadership 13 - Committees and Commissions Diversity
2022-C033 Encourage Sacred Ground Curriculum 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Racism
2022-A073 Encouraging Faithful, Ethical, and Responsible Investing 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Fiscal Responsibility, Socially Responsible Investment, Stewardship
2022-D027 Encouraging Utilization of Virtual Governance Options for Creation Care 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2022-D064 Endorse and Encourage Green Deal Legislation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2022-A060 Endorse Guidelines for Expansive and Inclusive Language 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Inclusive Language
2022-C027 Endorse “Back from the Brink: A Call to Prevent Nuclear War” 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Warfare
2022-C034 Endorsing Resolutions Proposed by the Union of Black Episcopalians for Adoption by the 80th General Convention 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Justice, Racism
2022-A053 Ensure the vital role of the Episcopal HBCUs in building The Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Education, Reconciliation
2022-C022 Enter Barbara Clementine Harris into the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2022-C002 Episcopal Church Canon Concerning Financial Affairs – Title I, Canon 7.1.f 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2022-D089 Equitable Access to General Convention for Non-Domestic Diocese Deputies 04 - Governance and Structure House of Deputies
2022-A037 Establish a New Standing Commission on Formation and Ministry Development 13 - Committees and Commissions Canons, Structure
2022-A066 Establish Interim Body to Oversee the Continuing Development of Anti-Harassment Best Practices, Model Policy Examples and Varied Training Materials 13 - Committees and Commissions Sexual Misconduct, Women
2022-A156 Establishing a Task Force on the State of Membership in The Episcopal Church 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Membership, Structure
2022-C049 Establishing Annual Commemoration for Father Fred Yerkes, Priest and Missionary, January 30 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2022-C047 Establishing Compensation for Deacons 16 - Churchwide Leadership Church Pension Fund, Clergy Benefits
2022-B004 Establishing Religious Life Sunday 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Ministry
2022-C035 Establishment of Task Force for Training Modules on Slavery and Reparations 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism, Reconciliation, Structure
2022-A097 Evaluating Experiments in Adaptive Change 04 - Governance and Structure Structure
2022-A091 Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria-Episcopal Dialogue 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2022-C060 Evangelism Endowment Fund 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism
2022-D074 Examine the Complicity of The Episcopal Church in Facilitating Forced Adoptions 13 - Committees and Commissions Family
2022-A162 Feasibility Study of a Fund to Pay Congregations’ Future Benefit Obligations 17 - Agencies and Boards Employee Benefits, Small Churches
2022-C013 Freedom of Speech and the Right to Boycott 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Human Rights, Middle East
2022-C008 Freedom to Call, Freedom to Elect 15 - Ministry Canons
2022-C036 Funding for Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism, Reconciliation
2022-A100 Grants for Becoming Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism, Reconciliation
2022-A084 HOB Pastoral Development Expenses 21 – Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance House of Bishops
2022-A049 Host and conduct a second Building Beloved Community Conference by or before 2024 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism, Reconciliation