Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2015-A025
Title: Authorize Ministries for At-Risk Teens
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention authorize establishment of a rapid response to Episcopal Ministries that are engaged in intervention to prevent an ongoing crisis in communities such as teen pregnancies, gang violence, school drop-outs, (LGBT) suicides; and be it further

Resolved, That the Executive Council’s Committee on Indigenous Ministry’s Subcommittee on Adolescent Ministries develop and administer a support system and financial resources that the Church can provide to these local communities (for example, asset-based community development); and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention request that the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance consider a budget allocation of $54,000 ($18,000 per year) for the triennium for the implementation of this resolution.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Salt Lake City, 2015 (New York: General Convention, 2015), p. 278.