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

Resolution Number Titlesort descending Committee Topic
2018-A060 Create a Task Force to Study Church's Pension System 04 - Governance and Structure Archives, Church Pension Fund, Structure
2018-A174 Create Advisory Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Interfaith Relations
2018-D055 Create an Ecumenical and Interreligious Working Group 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Structure
2018-D010 Create Position of Indigenous Theological Education Coordinator 15 - Ministry Budget, Native Americans and Ministry
2018-A109 Create Task Force on Sexual Harassment 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Sexual Misconduct
2018-A056 Create Task Force on the Theology of Social Justice Advocacy as Christian Justice 15 - Ministry Justice
2018-D082 Create Task Force on Title IV Revisions 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Stewardship
2018-A189 Create Task Force to Develop Process for Substance Abuse Screening 15 - Ministry Structure, Substance Abuse
2018-C036 Create Task Force to Implement Title III, Canon 1 15 - Ministry Interim Bodies, Structure
2018-C044 Create Task Force to Implement Title III, Canon 1 15 - Ministry Interim Bodies, Lay Ministry, Ministry
2018-A017 Creation Liturgies in Prayer Book Revision 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Environment, Liturgy
2018-D068 Criteria and Procedures for Deciding to Engage with or Establish a No Buy List of Companies 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A230 Deploring the Sin of Scapegoating in Politics 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Discrimination
2018-A053 Design a New Parochial Report 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Parochial Reports
2018-D061 Develop Episcopal Gap Year Program 05 - World Mission Budget, Youth
2018-A055 Develop Multicultural Ministry Pathways 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Diversity, Ministry
2018-A087 Develop Relationship Pastoral Resources 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Human Sexuality, Pastoral Care
2018-C059 Dialogue between The Episcopal Church and the Lutheran Church in Bavaria 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D088 Dialogue with South Sudanese Anglican Diaspora 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Discrimination, Racism
2018-A144 Diocesan Missional Review 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Mission Strategy
2018-B014 Director's Fees for the President of the House of Deputies 16 - Churchwide Leadership House of Deputies, Structure
2018-D007 Disaster Resilience Policy 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy National Concerns
2018-D066 Discerning a Call to the Episcopate 16 - Churchwide Leadership Bishops, Budget
2018-A182 Discipline of Priests and Deacons at the Provincial or Church Wide Level 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Dioceses, Discipline
2018-A140 Diversity Guidelines for Episcopal Elections 16 - Churchwide Leadership Appointments/Elections, Diversity
2018-D011 Doctrine of Discovery Training 15 - Ministry Native Americans and Ministry, Ordained Ministry
2018-C035 Due Process For Palestinian Children in Israeli Military Courts 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D013 Eliminate the Provision for Legal Slavery in the U.S. Constitution 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Human Rights
2018-B004 Eliminate Usage of Term Anti-Racism 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Racism
2018-B026 Embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Budget, Economic Development
2018-A037 Encourage Interfaith Engagement 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Interfaith Dialogue
2018-A058 Encourage Use of Asset Map 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Congregations, Justice
2018-A207 Encouraging Mission as Part of the Beloved Community 05 - World Mission World Mission
2018-C061 Encouraging the Use of the Code on Conduct for the Protection of Children 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Justice, Youth
2018-D019 Ending Church Complicity in the Occupation 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D091 Ending the Silence 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Discipline
2018-A069 Engagement with the Book of Common Prayer 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Liturgy
2018-D090 Engaging the Church in Advocacy for Disability Rights 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Disabled Persons
2018-A041 Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A018 Episcopalians Participating in Paris Climate Agreement 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-D032 Equal Access to Health Care Regardless of Gender 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Health Care
2018-D060 Establish a Covenant with the Diocese of Cuba 06 - The Episcopal Church in Cuba Covenant
2018-A136 Establish a Standing Commission on Formation and Ministry Development 15 - Ministry Christian Formation, Structure
2018-A208 Establish a Standing Commission on World Mission 05 - World Mission Structure, World Mission
2018-A112 Establish a Task Force on Diocesan Vitality 10 - Congregational and Diocesan Vitality Dioceses
2018-D097 Establish an Advisory Council on Disability and Deaf Access 04 - Governance and Structure Structure
2018-A048 Establish Committee to Oversee Creation of Training Materials 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Continuing Education, Sexual Misconduct
2018-A007 Establish Committee to Study Relationship of Episcopal Seminaries with General Convention, One Another and the Wider Church 15 - Ministry Seminaries, Structure, Theological Education
2018-D071 Establish State Policy Networks 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Budget, Public Policy
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