2020 Resolutions

The deadline for submitting resolutions for the 2020 Convention has now passed, and the Committee on Resolutions is nearing completion of its review work.
Resolutions accepted in their final form by the Committee on Resolutions are numbered below in order of their acceptance. The Committee, with the consent of the submitters, has recommended two resolutions to the Committee on the Dispatch of Business for inclusion in the Consent Calendar. The remaining five accepted resolutions will be offered for floor debate at this Convention in accordance with the Convention’s Rules. All seven resolutions will be open for discussion during upcoming Deanery Meetings.
Your comments and questions on any of the resolutions are welcome and helpful in the Committee’s ongoing work!

Process-related questions about these and other submitted drafts ahead of Convention may be sent to Jay Luther, Chair of the Committee on Resolutions at luther@lutherlaw.com.

Procedure for Submitting a Resolution

Resolution #1: Mandates Anti-Racism & Racial Reconciliation Training for the House of Deputies
Resolution #2: Climate Change - Carbon-Intensive Lending
Resolution #3: Support for the Emmett Till Anti-Lynching Act
Resolution #4: Financial Reporting Transparency
Resolution #5: Assessing the Church’s Response to COVID-19
Resolution #6: Recognition and Celebration of Juneteenth as a Diocesan Feast Day
Resolution #7: Sabbatical Leave Policy for Clergy

Proposed Constitution and Canon Changes