The Acts of Convention
|Title:||Address Institutional Church Racism in the Next Three Triennia|
|Legislative Action Taken:||Concurred As Amended|
Resolved, That the Episcopal Church spend the next three triennia addressing institutional racism inside our Church and in society, in order to become a Church of and for all races and a Church without racism committed to end racism in the world, and that greater inclusiveness become one of the Episcopal Church's primary strategies for evangelism.
|Citation:||General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 382.|
|Originating House:||House of Deputies|
|Originating Committee:||Committee on Social and Urban Affairs|
House of Deputies
Original Text of Resolution:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the Episcopal Church spend the next three triennia addressing institutional racism inside our Church and in society, in order to become a Church of and for all races and a Church without racism committed to end racism in the world, and that greater inclusiveness become the Episcopal Church's primary strategy for evangelism.
Deputy Fitzhugh of Texas moved an amendment.
In line 5, after the word "become," add the words "one of" and change "strategy" to "strategies."
The Committee accepted the amendment.
A vote was taken on Resolution D113 as amended.
adopted with amendment
(Communicated to the House of Bishops in HD Message #200)
House of Bishops
The Committee on Social and Urban Affairs presented its Report #59 on House of Deputies Message #200 on Resolution D113a (Pledge to Become a Church of and for All Races) and moved concurrence.
The House concurred
(Communicated to the House of Deputies in HB Message #359)
Resolution Concurred by Both Houses, July 20.
|Abstract:||The 70th General Convention requests that the Church address institutional racism.|