Continue Dialogue on Human Sexuality

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.

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Recognize Lifelong Commitment and Fidelity in Marital Relationships

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.

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