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

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
2018-A220 Translations and Interpretations 04 - Governance and Structure Language Translation
2018-A072 Provincial Geographic Boundaries 04 - Governance and Structure Provinces, Structure
2018-A088 Proposed Guidelines for Amending Church Records 04 - Governance and Structure Gender Identity
2018-A104 Amend Title I.1.1(b) 04 - Governance and Structure Appointments/Elections, Canons, General Convention
2018-A179 Amend Canon I.1.2(o) - Creating Task Forces 04 - Governance and Structure Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-D086 Inclusive Practices for Diverse Representation 04 - Governance and Structure Diversity
2018-A073 Mandates to Provinces 04 - Governance and Structure Provinces
2018-A105 Amend Canon I.8.2 - Provide Background Checks for Nominees 04 - Governance and Structure Canons, Church Pension Fund
2018-A180 Amend Article V, Section 1 - Admission of a Diocese - First Reading 04 - Governance and Structure Constitution, Constitution--First Reading, New Dioceses
2018-A106 Amend Joint Rules Related to a Joint Session 04 - Governance and Structure Rules of Order (Jt.)
2018-A075 Executive Council Representatives from Provinces 04 - Governance and Structure Appointments/Elections, Diversity, Executive Council
2018-D093 Representative Planning Teams 04 - Governance and Structure Diversity
2018-A060 Create a Task Force to Study Church's Pension System 04 - Governance and Structure Archives, Church Pension Fund, Structure
2018-A076 Amend Canon I.1.14(c) 04 - Governance and Structure Canons
2018-C050 Sanctuary 04 - Governance and Structure Immigration
2018-D097 Establish an Advisory Council on Disability and Deaf Access 04 - Governance and Structure Structure
2018-D098 Increase Focus and Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean 05 - World Mission International Relations, Mission Strategy
2018-D094 Increase Focus and Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean 05 - World Mission International Relations, Mission Strategy
2018-B022 Support for the Episcopal Church in the Philippines and Joint Efforts to Continue the Jesus Movement Scholarship Program 05 - World Mission Theological Education
2018-D062 Companionship with Sudanese Christians 05 - World Mission World Mission
2018-A207 Encouraging Mission as Part of the Beloved Community 05 - World Mission World Mission
2018-A208 Establish a Standing Commission on World Mission 05 - World Mission Structure, World Mission
2018-D050 Solidarity with Victims of Religious Persecution 05 - World Mission Human Rights, Religious Freedom
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-D054 Expand YASC and EVIM Support 05 - World Mission Budget, Youth
2018-D063 Supporting Christians in Iraq 05 - World Mission Human Rights, Religious Freedom
2018-D061 Develop Episcopal Gap Year Program 05 - World Mission Budget, Youth
2018-A215 Solidarity with the People of Venezuela 05 - World Mission Justice
2018-D060 Establish a Covenant with the Diocese of Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba Covenant
2018-A238 Admit Episcopal Diocese of Cuba as a Diocese of The Episcopal Church 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses
2018-A209 Reunification with La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses, Reconciliation
2018-A052 Matters Pertaining to The Episcopal Church in Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba Church Pension Fund, New Dioceses
2018-A214 Preparing for Admission of La Iglesia Episcopal de Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba New Dioceses
2018-C035 Due Process For Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Courts 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D041 Protecting Jerusalem 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-B018 A Resolution For Reconciliation and Engagement in the Holy Land 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Peace
2018-B003 On the Status of Jerusalem 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations, Middle East
2018-D027 Pursuing Justice in Gaza 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-C038 Safeguard the Rights of Palestinian Children 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Children, Middle East
2018-D028 Freedom of Speech and the Right to Boycott 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Economic Justice
2018-A222 Against Caste-and Descent-Based Discrimination 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Discrimination, Human Rights
2018-D096 Support for Good Governance 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations, Public Policy
2018-D018 Negotiating the Israeli/Palestinian Conflict 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-D019 Ending Church Complicity in the Occupation 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D051 Support Recommitment to Iran Nuclear Deal 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Arms Control, International Relations
2018-A039 Affirm the Work of The Episcopal Church at the United Nations 07 - Social Justice and International Policy International Relations
2018-B024 Police Killings and Mental Illness 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Security
2018-D009 Christian Principles for Responding to Human Migration 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-D038 Civil Rights and Equality for All in Israel 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-D039 Regarding Occupation and Apartheid 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East