This year, General Convention — the legislative governing body of the Episcopal Church — passed 19 resolutions for the care of God’s creation. Each Tuesday, we feature one here!
2018-A013: “Facilitating the Development of the Church’s Ministry of the Care of Creation”
This resolution authorizes a new senior staff position for the Care of Creation at the Episcopal Church Center HQ. The resolution also establishes a Task Force for the Care of Creation, which will continue the work of the previous Advisory Council for the Stewardship of Creation. Urges creation of educational materials for clergy formation (possibly in seminaries). A total budget of $1.1 million is requested, including $400,000 for local grants.
Read the full text here: https://www.vbinder.net/resolutions/A013
Learn about all 19 resolutions here: https://episcopalclimatenews.com/2018/07/20/general-convention-passes-19-resolutions-for-the-care-of-gods-creation/