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

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
2018-A080 A Season of Provincial Discernment 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Provinces, Structure
2018-A112 Establish a Task Force on Diocesan Vitality 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Dioceses
2018-A144 Diocesan Missional Review 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Mission Strategy
2018-A051 Modify Parochial Report 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Parochial Reports
2018-A005 Continue a Church-wide Network for Planting Churches 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Evangelism
2018-A006 Collect Demographic Data of Leadership 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Parochial Reports
2018-A029 Commend the Evangelism Charter for the Church to All Episcopalians 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism
2018-A030 Small Evangelism Grants 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism
2018-A031 Fund a Full Time Evangelism Staff Officer 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Evangelism
2018-A081 An Episcopal Theology of Evangelism 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Technology
2018-A196 Fund a Full-time Evangelism Staff Officer 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Budget, Episcopal Church Center
2018-A082 Training for [Digital] Evangelists 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Evangelism, Technology
2018-A019 Create a Task Force To Study and Report on the Intersection of Evangelism, Church Planting and Care of Creation 11 - Evangelism and Church Planting Environment
2018-A054 An Offering of Prayer for the Whole Church 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Diversity, Liturgy
2018-C007 Commend and Reconcile Baptismal Covenant to Reflect Our Unity With All Creation 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-A219 Refer Portions of The Proposed Book of Occasional Services 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-C027 The Celebration of the life and work of Dorothy Day, Christian Activist 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-D084 Commemoration of Emily Malbone Morgan 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-C028 Amend Canon II.4 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Baptism, Canons, Liturgy
2018-C046 Commemorating Appleton Deaconesses 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-A195 Establishing a Staff Person for Liturgy and Music on the Staff of the Presiding Bishop 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Budget, Episcopal Church Center
2018-C012 Add Origen of Alexandria to the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-A217 Consultation of Common Revised Common Lectionary Daily Readings 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2018-C048 Inclusion of a Hymn in Honor of Artemisia Bowden 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Music, Liturgy
2018-D040 The Status of Women Church Musicians 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Women
2018-C051 Include The Way of Light Liturgy in Book of Occasional Services 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-D012 Add the Four Chaplains of the USAT Dorchester to the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-A216 Calendar Reformation 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar, Liturgy
2018-A218 The Proposed Book of Occasional Services 2018 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-D072 Amend Title II Canon IV 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Canons, Liturgy
2018-C065 Resolution Include The Reverend John Edwin Culmer in Feast/Fast Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-A016 Trial Use of Creation Care Language in the Baptismal Covenant 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Common Prayer, 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-C055 Commemoration of Father Paul Wattson 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Church Calendar
2018-D046 Expansive-Language Liturgical Resources 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Inclusive Language, 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-C003 Way of Light Liturgy 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Book of Occasional Services, Liturgy
2018-B023 Armenian Rite for Holy Cross Day 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Liturgy
2018-A067 Propose Additional Optional Fast Days for Lesser Feasts and Fasts 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-D065 Use of Alternative Psalters in Public Worship 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music 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-A085 Trial Use of Marriage Liturgies 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy, Matrimony
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-A086 Authorize Rites to Bless Relationships 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy, Marriage
2018-B010 Concerning the Service of the Church 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-B012 Marriage Rites for the Whole Church 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Liturgy, Marriage
2018-D036 BCP Revision: Inclusive & Expansive Language 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer
2018-B013 Response to Yemen Humanitarian Crisis 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Warfare