C030 Proposed Baptismal Covenant Language

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the 79th General Convention authorize the trial addition to the Baptismal Covenant of an additional question concerning our responsibility as baptized Christians to care for God’s creation; and be it further

Resolved, That the additional question and response be worded as follows:

“Will you cherish the wondrous works of God, and protect and restore the beauty and integrity of all creation?”

“I will, with God’s help.”; and be it further

Resolved, That use of this additional question and response be authorized for trial use as part of the Baptismal Covenant for the triennium following the 79th General Convention, beginning on the first Sunday of Advent 2018.


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