This page contains links to previous legislation and documents relating to resolutions submitted to the General Convention meeting in Austin, July 5th-13th, 2018.  For additional research on previous actions or topics considered by General Convention, please contact the Archives using the Research Request Form. Be sure to identify yourself as a Legislative Committee member in order to receive a priority response. Once the Convention is underway, the Archives Legislative Research office will be located within the General Convention Secretariat. The chair of any Legislative Committee may request the posting of supplementary documents provided they are related and historical in nature.

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

Resolution Number Title Committeesort descending Topic
2018-A061 Create a Task Force on Theology of Money 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Fiscal Responsibility, Stewardship
2018-C017 A Just Peace in the Holy Land 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B026 Embracing the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Budget, Economic Development
2018-B028 Continue Commitment to Growing Financial Generosity Within the Church 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Budget
2018-A047 Ethical Investments 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Economic Justice, Fiscal Responsibility, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-D044 Tools for Effective Shareholder Engagement for Human Rights 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C021 Climate Change and additional support for EC Committee on Corporate Social Responsibility 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B007 Ethical Investing in Gun Manufacturers 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment, Weapons
2018-A020 Fossil Fuel Divestment 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B008 Stewardship in Communities of Color 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Fund Raising, Stewardship
2018-C042 Climate Change: Corporate Governance 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment, Socially Responsible Investment
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-A009 Creating Greening Loans 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Environment
2018-D008 Practicing Responsible Investing 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Socially Responsible Investment
2018-C013 Against Human Trafficking 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Human Rights, Justice
2018-B019 Impact Investing for Palestine 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-B016 Adopt ELCA Action on Israel/Palestine 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing Middle East, Socially Responsible Investment
2018-A174 Create Advisory Committee on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Interfaith Relations
2018-D056 Amend Canons I.20 and III.10.2(a)(3) - Full Communion Relationships 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Canons, Ecumenism
2018-A225 On the Importance of Ecumenism for Becoming Beloved Community 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D055 Create an Ecumenical and Interreligious Working Group 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Structure
2018-D080 Recommendation for Ecumenical Agreements 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Ordained Ministry
2018-A035 Commend "The Church Towards A Common Vision" 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-C057 Amend Canon I.1.2(n) 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Canons, Ecumenism
2018-A036 Affirm Ongoing Work and Dialogue with Ecumenical Bodies 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A037 Encourage Interfaith Engagement 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Interfaith Dialogue
2018-C059 Dialogue between The Episcopal Church and the Lutheran Church in Bavaria 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-C026 Amend Canon I.20.1 - Building Full communion with Church of Sweden 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A040 Formal Response to "The Church: Towards a Common Vision" 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-A041 Episcopal Church-United Methodist Dialogue 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D085 Communion Relationship with Church of Sweden 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism
2018-D088 Dialogue with South Sudanese Anglican Diaspora 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Discrimination, Racism
2018-A012 On the Importance of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relationships for the Stewardship of Creation 19 - Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations Ecumenism, Environment
2018-A013 Facilitating the Development of the Church's Ministry of the Care of Creation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Budget, Environment
2018-A014 The Use of Carbon Offsets 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Episcopal Church Center
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-C020 Carbon Tax 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-D081 Helping Communities Affected by Change in Energy Use 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Economic Justice, Environment
2018-C039 Amend Parochial Report 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Parochial Reports
2018-A018 Episcopalians Participating in Paris Climate Agreement 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A213 Promoting Energy and Water Efficiency Across The Church 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Budget, Environment
2018-B025 Water as a Human Right 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment, Human Rights
2018-C008 Advocacy for Creation Care 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A008 Continuing the Advisory Council on the Stewardship of Creation 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-D053 Stewardship of Creation with Church-Owned Land 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Church Property, Environment
2018-C063 Advocate for Ocean Health 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-A010 The Planting of "Paris Groves" 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-C049 Support Producers of Locally Grown Food 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Economic Development, Health
2018-B027 Gender Inclusivity in Climate Change Action 20 - Environmental Stewardship and Care of Creation Environment
2018-B001 Set Rates for Funding Church Budget 21 – Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance Budget