Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1994-C026
Title: Address Youth Suicide and Conflicts Over Sexuality
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, , the House of Deputies concurring, That the members of this Church seriously address the issues of youth suicide and runaway/throwaway youth, especially as these result from conflict over sexuality, sexual identity, and sexual orientation; and be it further

Resolved, That the congregations and dioceses of this Church are strongly encouraged to identify and use as soon as possible educational materials directed to parents which will assist them in understanding their children's sexuality and in caring for their children regardless of whatever their sexuality may be; and be it further

Resolved, That the Department of Education for Mission and Ministry, through the Youth Ministries Office, be directed to prepare educational materials to help youth understand their sexuality; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention allocate $15,000.00 for these purposes for the 1995-1997 Triennium, subject to funding in the Budget.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, 1994 (New York: General Convention, 1995), p. 778.