C035 (Training Modules on Slavery and Reparations)

House of Deputies Message #59

The House of Deputies informs the House of Bishops that on Jul 8, 2022 it considered resolution C035 (Training Modules on Slavery and Reparations). The house acted to:

Adopt Substitute

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 80th General Convention direct, consistent with established policies and procedures, direct that the Executive Council shall direct that the Department of Reconciliation, Justice, and Creation Care work in collaboration with the Department of Faith Formation to create training modules on the topic of slavery and reparations, for use by the whole Church in the training of children and adults as they are prepared for the sacrament of Confirmation; and be it further

Resolved, that the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society allocate up to $35,000 to fund this work for the implementation of this resolution.