Church Resolutions: Stewardship of Creation with Church-Owned Land

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!

D053_ Stewardship of Creation with Church-Owned Land

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2018-D053: “Stewardship of Creation with Church-Owned Land”

Encourages dioceses and congregations to use undeveloped church-owned land for agriculture, biodiversity conservation, green burials, habitat conservation, and natural carbon sequestration to mitigate climate change. Also directs Executive Council to create an inventory of all church-owned properties and to develop model processes to assist dioceses, parishes, and other communities in this work.

Read the full text of the resolution here:

Learn about all 19 resolutions here:

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