Resolution Regarding 2020 Initiative

Resolved, that Executive Council receive with enthusiasm and gratitude the Report of the 2020 Task Force; and be it further

Resolved, that Executive Council recommend that the Standing Commission on Domestic Mission and Evangelism be enlarged immediately in order to monitor and report this Church's participation in the 2020 Movement; and be it further

Resolved, that the Presiding Bishop and the President of the House of Deputies be asked to appoint up to ten new members to the Standing Commission on Domestic Mission and Evangelism in order to represent the fullness and diversity of the Episcopal Church and that these new appointees be women under the age of thirty and/or women representing racial, ethnic and sexual minorities; and be it further

Resolved, that the Standing Commission on Domestic Mission and Evangelism be charged with the following:

Gathering information and resources related to this Church's participation in the 2020 movement

Considering the best means of accomplishing the vision set forth in the 2020 Task Force Report

Inviting all this Church's interim bodies and standing committees and commissions and the Church Center staff to consider their roles in relation to the 2020 initiative and asking them to review their roles annually

Helping this church expand our understanding of mission and evangelism to include social justice and work with marginalized persons and populations

Reporting to each meeting of the Executive Council and to the General Convention; and be it further

Resolved, that the approximately $50,000 remaining from the work of the 2020 Task Force be applied to the budget of the Standing Commission on Domestic Mission and Evangelism in order to accomplish this work during the remainder of this triennium.

 
 
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