A130 Developing alternative hymn texts

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

Resolved, That the 81st General Convention authorize the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music to work during the forthcoming triennium to develop a digital collection of alternative versions of hymns that address issues of problematic wording to be made available to congregations for their use with permission from their bishop and to be published by Church Publishing Incorporated; and be it further

Resolved, That efforts begun in the last triennium to identify and create such alternative texts be expanded to include communities that do not use the English language; and be it further

Resolved, That the sum of $200,000 be appropriated for this work.