C007 HB Committee #12 Report #55
House of Bishops Committee 12 - Prayer Book, Liturgy & Music presents its Report #55 on Resolution C007 (Designate March 10 as the Date to Commemorate Harriet Ross Tubman) and moves:
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That this 80th General Convention authorize for trial use the date of March 10 on the Calendar of the Church Year (BCP pp. 19ff.) to commemorate Harriet Ross Tubman, who was commemorated with Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Amelia Bloomer and Sojourner Truth on July 20; and be it further
Resolved, that the Propers for the commemoration of Harriet Ross Tubman, Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Amelia Bloomer and Sojourner Truth on July 20 be authorized for trial use for the commemoration of Harriet Tubman on March 10, with appropriate changes from plural to singular; and be it further
Resolved, that the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music review the Propers for the commemoration of Harriet Ross Tubman and propose suitable amendments to the 81st General Convention; and be it further
Resolved, that this 80th General Convention encourage all dioceses and parishes, in cooperation with other judicatories and local communities of faith, to honor Harriet Ross Tubman on the 110th anniversary of her death (March 10, 2023) in a worship service on or close to that date.