D022 Reinstate Women's Desk

  1. Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That the Presiding Bishop and President of the House of Deputies appoint a six (6) year, five (5) member Task Force consisting of at least one lay person, one priest or deacon, and one bishop, to identify and track all resolutions from the 79th General Convention that engage the challenges facing women in ministry and in society at-large; and be it further
  2. Resolved, That this Task Force will report to Executive Council semiannually, and that Executive Council will make these reports available electronically to the public. This Task Force will also submit a report to the 80th and 81st General Convention Blue Book; and be it further
  3. Resolved, That the Presiding Bishop, the President of the House of Deputies, and the Executive Council be urged to resource existing networks and programs across the Church that support women's ministry, and that these financial and staffing resources also be reported through the Task Force; and be it further
  4. Resolved, That the Joint Standing Committee on Program, Budget, and Finance consider an allocation of $10,000 to facilitate the Task Force’s conversation for the 2019-2021 triennium.

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