A070 HB Committee #18 Report #07

House of Bishops Committee 18 - Stewardship & Socially Responsible Investing presents its Report #07 on Resolution A070 (Creating an Online Stewardship Collaborative) and moves:

Refer to an Interim Body

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 80th General Convention create an online collaborative of stewardship resources between Project Resource (a collaborative cooperative stewardship program co-created by The College of Bishops, The Development Office, and The Episcopal Church Foundation), The Episcopal Network of Stewardship (TENS), and The Office of Ethnic Ministries; and be it further

Resolved, That the collaborative expand existing offerings by facilitating the creation of stewardship materials by people of color and the development of online courses and virtual workshops on topics such as post-pandemic congregational stewardship and culturally appropriate theologies of giving in English, Spanish, and other languages; and be it further

Resolved, That the collaborative develop culturally and racially informed education materials for all candidates for holy orders on stewardship and the theology of money in English and in Spanish; and be it further

Resolved, That $150,000 be budgeted for the work of the collaborative over the next triennium.