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Resolutions Proposed to Convention (with video of the Pre-Convention presentation)

Four resolutions were submitted by the filing date for consideration by convention deputies at the 2016 Convention.

2016_AC142_01: Faith seeking Understanding in the matter of Closing Congregations – CONSENT CALENDAR
[This resolution was placed on the Consent Calendar by the Resolutions Committee on January 8, 2016 when the sponsor, The Rev. Canon John G. Hartnett, decided to support the revisions made by the Committee and withdrew his opposition.]

2016_AC142_02: Responding to the Legacy of Slavery:  What We Can Do

2016_AC142_03: Declaration of the Episcopal Diocese of Newark As A Mental Illness Stigma-Free Organization

2016_AC142_04: Recommend Book Study: “The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness” by Michelle Alexander

At the Pre-Convention Meeting held on January 9, 2016 at Grace Church in Madison, Patrice Henderson and the Rev. Joseph Harmon, Co-Chairs of the Resolutions Committee, gave a presentation on the four resolutions.

Watch the video of the presentation (duration: 4:04). The resolutions are attached above in PDF format.

PDF icon Resolutions Proposed to Convention.pdf179.99 KB
Resource Date: 
Jan 30, 2016