Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1988-D004
Title: Commend the Task Force on Accessibility and Encourage Sensitivity to Persons With Disabilities
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Presiding Bishop's Task Force on Accessibility of this Church be commended and authorized to continue its work and ministry of providing leadership, training and education throughout this Church; and be it further

Resolved, That all Episcopal seminaries and schools of theological education identified with this Church be encouraged to confront the issue of architectural accessibility within their facilities; and be it further

Resolved, That said seminaries and schools of theological education be urged to incorporate into their curricula material relating to the ministry of persons having disabilities; and be it further

Resolved, That the administrators, staff and students of said seminaries and schools of theological education be encouraged to become knowledgeable of and sensitive to the pastoral and prophetic issues related to disabilities and persons who are disabled.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Detroit, 1988 (New York: General Convention, 1989), p. 194.