A091 Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria-Episcopal Dialogue
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church receive and commend Sharing the Gifts of Communion, available in the report to the 80th General Convention of the Task Force to Coordinate Ecumenical and Interreligious Work, as the basis for a relationship of full communion to be established between The Episcopal Church and the Evangelische Lutherische Kirche in Bayern (ELKB) (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria); and be it further
Resolved, That this document be shared widely within the church for discussion and comment, with a view of accepting it as the basis for establishing a relationship of full communion between the two churches when appropriate.
The document Sharing the Gifts of Communion is available as a supporting document to this resolution. It is also available within the report to the 80th General Convention of the Task Force to Coordinate Ecumenical and Interreligious Work (otherwise known as their "blue book" report). Blue Book reports to the 80th General Convention are available on the blue book page of the General Convention website at https://www.generalconvention.org/bluebook2021.