Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1997-D051
Title: Increase Funding to Dioceses Ministering to Native Americans
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the Protestant Episcopal Church of the United States of America restore its missionary commitment to the Native peoples of the Dioceses of South Dakota, North Dakota, Alaska, and Navajoland Area Mission by increasing the block grant to these dioceses in the additional amount of $1 million per year for this triennium, to accomplish the ministry and mission of the Church in these dioceses, and be it further

Resolved, That this General Convention re-examine the mission of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States of America with Native peoples and the financial commitment to all Native Ministries and report to the 73rd General Convention.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Philadelphia, 1997 (New York: General Convention, 1998), pp. 220-221.