The Acts of Convention

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16 resolutions were found matching the query conditions

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2009-D055 Reaffirm Tithe as Minimum Standard of Giving   Concurred The 76th General Convention reaffirms the tithe as the minimum standard of giving for Episcopalians, and requests publication of the names of bishops and deputies who are personally committed to tithing.
2003-A135 Encourage All Members of the Church to Develop a Personal Spiritual Discipline   Concurred as Amended The 74th General Convention encourages all members of the Church to develop a personal spiritual discipline which includes tithing, prayer and study, Sabbath time, and corporate worship.
2000-A106 Adopt the Stewardship Statement and Affirm Tithing   Concurred The 73rd General Convention adopts the Stewardship Statement and affirms the practice of tithing.
2000-C005 On the Topic of Funding the National Church Through a Diocesan Tithe   Rejected The 73rd General Convention rejects a resolution to fund the national Church through a diocesan tithe.
1997-A066 Develop Educational Program on Planned Giving and Tithe   Concurred The 72nd General Convention directs the Executive Council and Church Center to develop an educational program on planned giving and the tithe.
1997-A138 Affirm the Tithe As the Minimum Standard of Giving   Concurred As Substituted and Amended The 72nd General Convention affirms the tithe as the minimum standard of giving and calls dioceses, congregations and individuals to accept, adopt and teach this model of stewardship.
1994-A120 Reaffirm the Tithe As the Minimum Standard of Giving   Concurred The 71st General Convention affirms the tithe as the minimum standard of giving through the signatures of the deputies and bishops of the Convention.
1991-A187 On the Topic of Tithes and Bequests   Rejected The 70th General Convention rejects the resolution reaffirming the tithe as the minimum standard of giving and reaffirming the importance of including charitable contributions in wills.
1991-A188 Reaffirm Resolution on 50/50 Giving and Publish Level of Diocesan and Congregational Giving   Concurred The 70th General Convention reaffirms its position on giving to others as much as we spend on ourselves.
1991-A189 Reaffirm Resolution on Financial Pledging   Concurred The 70th General Convention reaffirms its position urging each household to tithe through their congregation toward the mission of the Church.
1988-A164 Affirm the Tithe As the Standard of Giving and Signify by Signatures   Concurred As Amended The 69th General Convention affirms the tithe as the minimum standard of giving for Episcopalians and each bishop and deputy pledges to tithe or to work towards tithing.
1988-A165 Commend the Stewardship Survey and Report on Tithing   Concurred The 69th General Convention commends the 1987 Tithing Survey and asks that it be circulated as a model for discussion and action.
1988-D165 Urge Each Household to Make a Financial Pledge   Concurred As Substituted The 69th General Convention urges each household to make a financial pledge to the Church through its congregation.
1985-A148 Study the Funding System and Voluntary Percentage Giving   Concurred The 68th General Convention directs that Stewardship and Development Commission to study the funding of the national program with special attention to voluntary percentage giving.
1985-D140 Encourage Congregations to Accept the Practice of Giving to Others   Concurred As Amended The 68th General Convention encourages congregations and dioceses to accept the practice of giving to others as much as they spend on themselves.
1982-A116 Affirm the Tithe As the Standard of Giving   Concurred As Amended The 67th General Convention affirms the tithe as the minimum standard of giving for Episcopalians and each bishop and deputy pledges to tithe or to work towards tithing.
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