Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 2018-D098
Title: Increase Focus and Engagement in Latin America and the Caribbean
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred as Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 79th General Convention of The Episcopal Church rejoice in the shared ministry and fellowship of our dioceses of The Episcopal Church and our Anglican Communion partners throughout Latin America and the Caribbean; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention direct the Office of Government Relations and the Office of Global Partnerships to employ the Church's relationships with the United States government and the Church’s official status at the United Nations to engage with member states, regional groups of states, and international organizations such as the Organization of American States, and to find opportunities for partnership to advance mutual goals and mission; and be it further

Resolved, That a report on such engagement be included in the appropriate report(s) regarding The Episcopal Church’s activities at the United Nations; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention commend the work and generosity of all Episcopalians and Episcopal organizations supporting, ministering with, and empowering our family in Christ in Latin America and the Caribbean.

Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Austin, 2018 (New York: General Convention, 2018), p. 698.