A126 A Resolution Supporting a Comprehensive Review of the Book Of Common Prayer, The Hymnal 1982, and other approved liturgical material
Resolved, That this 80th General Convention instruct the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to examine all the language of the Book of Common Prayer, The Hymnal 1982 and other approved liturgical material in regard to the colonialist, racist and white supremacist, imperialist and nationalistic language and content and develop proposals for amending texts; and be it further
Resolved, That in order to accomplish this review it is authorized to convene gatherings of Episcopalians of Color and of a wide variety of ethnicities and from all the countries where The Episcopal Church is gathered, for this review and for the discernment of cultural assumptions in these resources and materials; and be it further
Resolved, That the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music communicate its learnings ongoing and widely throughout the next two years; and be it further
Resolved, That this 80th General Convention request the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget, and Finance to allocate $100,000 for the implementation of this resolution.