C028 (All Are Welcome at the Table)

House of Bishops Message #91

The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 8, 2022 it considered resolution C028 (All Are Welcome at the Table). The house acted to:

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Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, that this 111th Convention of the Diocese of Northern California adopts the following resolution and hereby directs the Secretary of this Convention to forward this resolution to the Secretary of General Convention of The Episcopal Church as a duly authorized resolution from this Diocese; and be it further

Resolved, That the Diocese of Northern California requests that 80th General Convention repeal CANON I.17.7 of the Constitution and Canons of The Episcopal Church (2018 Revision, page 88), which states: “No unbaptized person shall be eligible to receive Holy Communion in this Church.”