C063 HB Committee #06 Report #12
House of Bishops Committee 06 - Sexual Harassment, Sexual Exploitation, & Safeguarding presents its Report #12 on Resolution C063 (Participate in Thursdays in Black) and moves:
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,
That this 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church encourage members of Provinces, Dioceses, Congregations and all other institutions of The Episcopal Church to participate in the Thursdays In Black Campaign of the World Council of Churches, a global movement for a world without rape and violence; and be it further
Resolved, That The Episcopal Church commit to work toward increasing awareness, accountability, and action across the church about the alarming degree of gender-based violence in church and society; and be it further
Resolved, That The Episcopal Church commit to work toward education about and elimination of gender-based violence.