A208 Establish a Standing Commission on World Mission

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That Canon I.1.2(n) be amended as follows:

(3) A Standing Commission on World Mission. It shall be the duty of the Commission to:

(i) Identify the global mission work carried out by the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society, dioceses, congregations and mission organizations throughout the church.
(ii) Consult with the above bodies to envision future directions for the church’s global engagement.
(iii) Develop policy proposals for world mission for consideration by General Convention.
(iv) Discharge such other duties as shall from time to time be assigned by the General Convention.

And be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention request the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget and Finance to appropriate $90,000 to fund the work of the Standing Commission on World Mission for the 2019-21 triennium.


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