A197 Expressing Gratitude to the Archbishop of Canterbury and the Royal Family

Resolved, That the House of Deputies of the 79th General Convention express its appreciation to The Most Reverend and Right Honourable the Lord Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby for graciously welcoming The Most Reverend Michael Bruce Curry, our Presiding Bishop, to serve as preacher at the wedding of Prince Harry and Ms. Meghan Markle, sharing an opportunity for worldwide evangelism with The Episcopal Church; and be it further

Resolved, That we also express our appreciation to Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II, in her role as Defender of the Faith, for her assent to the choice; and be it further

Resolved, That we thank the Duke and Duchess of Sussex for their desire to have Bishop Curry’s distinct voice on their wedding day.


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