Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the General Convention
direct funding affirm the initative of the Presiding Bishop and the Executive Council in the creation of and funding for of a full-time Staff Officer for Evangelism Officer to serve on the Presiding Bishop’s staff .; and be it further
Resolved, That the General Conveniton encourage Program, Budget, and Finance to maintain the sum of $380,000 as currently allocated in the draft budget proposed by the Executive Council for this position.
In the previous triennium, the Presiding Bishop’s staff contracted with three (3) consultant evangelists, on a five to ten (5-10) hour a week basis, to assist this work. This resolution affirms the creation of a new position already allocated within the proposed budget to replace and extend the work of the three (3) consultants. The committee finds this position vital in carrying out the loving, liberating, and life-giving work of our Episcopal branch of the Jesus Movement.
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