C059 (Proposed Resolution for Provincial Synods/Councils )
House of Bishops Message #214
The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 9, 2022 it considered resolution C059 (Proposed Resolution for Provincial Synods/Councils ). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That The Episcopal Church strengthen the connection and collaboration between The Episcopal Church and its Provinces and Dioceses by enhancing the mission, ministry, and networking of the Provinces, facilitating the partnership between The Episcopal Church and the Provinces, and supporting the Provinces in fulfilling canonical responsibilities; and be it further
Resolved, That this Provincial ministry be partially funded through the establishment of a budget line item for Provinces I – VIII, said allocation to be $10,000 per Province per fiscal year and to be accounted for in the annual Provincial report submitted to Executive Council; and be it further
Resolved, That the General Convention urges the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance to allocate $160,000 for fiscal years 2023 and 2024 for the implementation of this resolution.