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Resolution Numbersort descending Title Committee Topic
2018-A051 Modify Parochial Report 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Parochial Reports
2018-A052 Matters Pertaining to The Episcopal Church in Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba Church Pension Fund, New Dioceses
2018-A053 Design a New Parochial Report 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Parochial Reports
2018-A054 An Offering of Prayer for the Whole Church 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Diversity, Liturgy
2018-A055 Develop Multicultural Ministry Pathways 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Diversity, Ministry
2018-A056 Create Task Force on the Theology of Social Justice Advocacy as Christian Justice 15 - Ministry Justice
2018-A057 Strengthen Staff Resources for Networking 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Diversity, Justice
2018-A058 Encourage Use of Asset Map 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Congregations, Justice
2018-A059 Amend HOD Rules of Order III - Additional Duties of Deputies 01 - Rules of Order/HOD Rules of Order
2018-A060 Create a Task Force to Study Church's Pension System 04 - Governance and Structure Archives, Church Pension Fund, Structure
2018-A061 Create a Task Force on Theology of Money 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Fiscal Responsibility, Stewardship
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-A064 Authorize the Book of Occasional Services, 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-A065 Authorize Lesser Feasts and Fasts 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts, Liturgy
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-A067 Propose Additional Optional Fast Days for Lesser Feasts and Fasts 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
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-A069 Engagement with the Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-A070 Translation of the Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Language Translation
2018-A071 Provincial Vitality 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces
2018-A072 Provincial Geographic Boundaries 04 - Governance and Structure Provinces, Structure
2018-A073 Mandates to Provinces 04 - Governance and Structure Provinces
2018-A074 The Prophetic Voice of Provinces 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces
2018-A075 Executive Council Representatives from Provinces 04 - Governance and Structure Appointments/Elections, Diversity, Executive Council
2018-A076 Amend Canon I.1.14(c) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons
2018-A077 Amend Canon I.7.1(a) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Provinces
2018-A078 Amend Canon I.9.2-13 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Provinces
2018-A079 Amend Canon I.11.3(c) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Missionary Dioceses, Provinces
2018-A080 A Season of Provincial Discernment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces, Structure
2018-A081 An Episcopal Theology of Evangelism 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Technology
2018-A082 Training for [Digital] Evangelists 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Technology
2018-A083 Implementation of The Way Forward - Establishing an Effective and Efficient 21st Century Seminary 04 - Governance and Structure Seminaries, Structure
2018-A084 Amend Canon III.12.9-12 15 - Ministry Bishops, Canons
2018-A085 Trial Use of Marriage Liturgies 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy, Matrimony
2018-A086 Authorize Rites to Bless Relationships 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy, Marriage
2018-A087 Develop Relationship Pastoral Resources 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Human Sexuality, Pastoral Care
2018-A088 Proposed Guidelines for Amending Church Records 04 - Governance and Structure Gender Identity
2018-A089 Amend Articles VI and VIII regarding Full Communion 02 - Constitution and Canons Constitution, Ecumenism, Ordained Ministry
2018-A090 Amend Canons Regarding Full Communion 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-A091 Amend Canon III.9 and III.7 - Equity in Clergy Hiring and Appointment Practices 15 - Ministry Canons, Discrimination, Ordained Ministry
2018-A092 Amend Canons - Reception of Clergy from Churches in Apostolic Succession 15 - Ministry Canons, Ordained Ministry
2018-A093 Amend Canon III.8.7(f)- Deacons Who Subsequently Seek Ordination to the Priesthood 15 - Ministry Canons, Ordained Ministry
2018-A094 Amend Canon III.4.1(b) for Clarity regarding Bishop Suffragan of the Armed Forces 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Chaplains
2018-A095 Amend Canon IV.4.1 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-A096 Amend Canons pertaining to Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-A097 Amend Canons III.7.11(a)(3) and III.12.8(a)(3) regarding Return of Clergy After Release and Removal 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons, Discipline
2018-A098 Amend Canon III.12.10 - Timelines and Pastoral Response in Mediation 15 - Ministry Canons, Discipline, Reconciliation
2018-A099 Amend Canon I.1(b) - Call Meeting of House of Deputies 04 - Governance and Structure General Convention, House of Deputies
2018-A100 Clarify Secretary of Convention versus Secretary of House of Deputies 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Rules of Order (Jt.), Structure