A012 On the Importance of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relationships for the Stewardship of Creation

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 79th General Convention commend the importance of ecumenism in addressing issues of climate change and environmental racism; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention acknowledge and commend the work of the diverse ecumenical and interfaith groups seeking to steward Creation; and be it further

Resolved, That as disciples of Jesus Christ, through whom all things were made and in whom all things cohere, commends our communion partners to recognize our unique opportunity to speak and act on behalf of God’s Creation together; and be it further

Resolved, That the Office of Ecumenical Relations shall include the Stewardship of Creation as a priority item for dialogue and action in the Church’s ecumenical relationships; and be it further

Resolved, That The Episcopal Church seek to continue our robust heritage of interfaith partnership as an essential aspect of our gospel witness; and be it further

Resolved, That the Church commend provinces, Regional Consultative Groups, dioceses, individual parishes, clergy and lay people to steward creation as neighbors and partners with ecumenical and interfaith organizations.

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