A223 (The Interpreters and Translators)

House of Bishops Message #177

The House of Bishops informs the House of Deputies that on Jul 9, 2022 it considered resolution A223 (The Interpreters and Translators). The house acted to:

Adopt - HB Only

Resolved, that the House of Bishops meeting at this 80th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, gathered in Baltimore, Maryland, expresses our happy debt to the team of interpreters, Ms. Dinorah Padro, Ms. Cecy Alomia, Ms. Echo Lim, and Ms. Ida Shaw who have worked diligently, tirelessly, and cheerfully at this Convention to help to create an environment of welcome and inclusion for those whose first language is not English; and further extends our gratitude and appreciation to all off-site translators, under the direction of Ms. Monica De Leon, whose round-the-clock ministry, essential to our participation and witness in the Beloved Community, we have valued highly.