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

Resolution Numbersort descending Title Committee Topic
2018-C061 Encouraging the Use of the Code on Conduct for the Protection of Children 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Justice, Youth
2018-C062 On the Gendered Language of God 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer, Inclusive Language
2018-C063 Advocate for Ocean Health 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-C064 Support of the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe in Opposing Enbridge Line #3 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Social Action
2018-C065 Resolution Include The Reverend John Edwin Culmer in Feast/Fast Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
2018-D001 Haitian Temporary Protective Status 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-D002 Funding the Work of The Beloved Community 09 - Racial Justice and Reconciliation Reconciliation
2018-D003 Addressing the Issue of Voter Suppression 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Civil Rights, National Concerns
2018-D004 Addressing Mass Incarceration 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Prisons
2018-D005 Gather Racial/Ethnic Statistics About Episcopal Elections and Clergy Compensation 15 - Ministry Ordained Ministry
2018-D006 Just Transition: Automation and New Technology 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Education, Environment, Labor, Technology
2018-D007 Disaster Resilience Policy 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy National Concerns
2018-D008 Practicing Responsible Investing 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D009 Christian Principles for Responding to Human Migration 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Immigration, Refugees
2018-D010 Create Position of Indigenous Theological Education Coordinator 15 - Ministry Budget, Native Americans and Ministry
2018-D011 Doctrine of Discovery Training 15 - Ministry Native Americans and Ministry, Ordained Ministry
2018-D012 Add the Four Chaplains of the USAT Dorchester to the Church Calendar 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Lesser Feasts/Fasts
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-D014 Addressing Maternal Mortality 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Health Care
2018-D015 Support Keeping Families Together 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Immigration
2018-D016 Seeking Truth, Reconciliation and Restoration 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Structure
2018-D017 Reducing Sexual Harassment, Assault and Exploitation in the Workplace 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Labor
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-D020 Understanding the Truth of Sexual Harrassment and Assault in The Episcopal Church 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Structure
2018-D021 Revise OTM Information 15 - Ministry Ordained Ministry
2018-D022 Reinstate Women's Desk 04 - Governance and Structure Women
2018-D023 Amend Canons III.6.5(g)(4), III.8.5(h)(4), and III.10.1.(c)(4) and Estabish Task Force 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Canons
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-D025 Amend Canons III.6.5(g), III.7.5, III.8.5(b), III.9.1, III.10.1(c), III.12.1, III.12.2 15 - Ministry Canons
2018-D026 Amend Canons III.6.5(g), III.7.5, III.8.5(b), III.9.1, III.10.1(c), III.12.1, III.12.2 02 - Constitution and Canons Canons
2018-D027 Pursuing Justice in Gaza 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-D028 Freedom of Speech and the Right to Boycott 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Economic Justice
2018-D029 Condemning Prolonged Solitary Confinement as a Form of Torture 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Criminal Justice, Human Rights
2018-D030 Supporting Formation 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Christian Formation
2018-D031 Recognizing and Ending Domestic Violence in our Congregations 14 - Christian Formation and Discipleship Family, Violence
2018-D032 Equal Access to Health Care Regardless of Gender 08 - Social Justice and United States Policy Health Care
2018-D033 Amend Canons IV.2 and IV.6 - Churchwide Intake Officer 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons
2018-D034 Amend Canon IV.19.4 - Suspending Statute of Limitations 03 - Safeguarding and Title IV Canons
2018-D035 Amend Canon III.9 regarding Reconciliation and Mediation Between Clergy 15 - Ministry Canons
2018-D036 BCP Revision: Inclusive & Expansive Language 13 - Committee to Receive the Report of Resolution A169 Book of Common Prayer
2018-D037 Amend Canon I.8 17 - Church Pension Fund Canons
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
2018-D040 The Status of Women Church Musicians 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Women
2018-D041 Protecting Jerusalem 07 - Social Justice and International Policy Middle East
2018-D042 Amend Canon I.4.1 04 - Governance and Structure Canons
2018-D044 Tools for Effective Shareholder Engagement for Human Rights 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D045 Pension Equity for Lay Employees 17 - Church Pension Fund Employee Benefits
2018-D046 Expansive-Language Liturgical Resources 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy and Music Inclusive Language, Liturgy