A006 (Authorize the Book of Occasional Services, 2022)
House of Deputies Message #181
The House of Deputies informs the House of Bishops that on Jul 10, 2022 it considered resolution A006 (Authorize the Book of Occasional Services, 2022). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That the 80th General Convention authorize for optional use throughout this Church A Scriptural Way of the Cross; On Maundy Thursday; When Persons Leave a Congregation; Presentación de un(a) Niño o Niña (Presentation of a Child); Quinceañera (The Celebration of Fifteen Years); The Founding of a Church: Ground Breaking; The Founding of a Church: Laying of a Cornerstone; Commissioning a Church Planter, Missioner, or Mission Team; A Liturgy for the Opening of a New Congregation; Setting Apart Secular Space for Sacred Use; A Litany of God’s Mission for the Church; Consecration of Chrism Apart from Baptism; Reaffirmation of Ordination Vows, Reception as a Priest or Deacon, and Restoration to the Ordained Ministry; and be it further
Resolved, that the 80th General Convention authorize the publication of the revision of that certain document entitled The Book of Occasional Services, prepared by the Standing Commission on Liturgy and Music and published by The Church Hymnal Corporation in 1979, and last revised in 2018.