Resolved, That we, the members of the 73rd General Convention of the Episcopal Church, commit ourselves to continue the process of mutual sharing, study, and discernment concerning human sexuality, so that we remain open and connected to one another despite our differences, and so we can permit the Holy Spirit to act in our midst.
Resolved, That this 72nd General Convention recognize the importance of lifelong commitment to and fidelity in the marital relationship between husband and wife; and be it further
Resolved, That all Congregations are urged to support and develop ways to encourage and maintain healthy marriages, including marriage retreats such as Marriage Encounter, “community marriage policies” for pre-marital counseling, preaching and teaching on the standards for Christian marriage, and the development of “mentoring” relationships between older and younger married couples.
Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, That this 71st General Convention of the Episcopal Church reaffirms resolution C047 from the 69th General Convention, which states:
Resolved, That the 73rd General Convention of the Episcopal Church acknowledge that some men and women suffer from post-abortion stress; and be it further Resolved, That the General Convention of the Episcopal Church call for the Church to embrace and minister to men and women who have participated in an abortion and who may feel […]