A094 (Affirm Ongoing Work and Dialogue with Ecumenical Partners)
House of Deputies Message #252
The House of Deputies informs the House of Bishops that on Jul 10, 2022 it considered resolution A094 (Affirm Ongoing Work and Dialogue with Ecumenical Partners). The house acted to:
Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,
That the 80th General Convention joyfully affirms the continuation of the ecumenical dialogues in which The Episcopal Church is engaged: the Presbyterian Church (USA)-Episcopal Dialogue; the Anglican-Roman Catholic Dialogue (ARCUSA), and the work toward full communion with the United Methodist Church (UMC). And be it further
Resolved, That this Convention joyfully affirms the continuation of work of the dialogue with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Bavaria (Evangelisch-Lutherische Kirche in Bayern) and commends the document Sharing the Gifts of Communion to the church for consideration. And be it further
Resolved, That this Convention joyfully affirms the continued coordinating committee work with our full communion partners, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Moravian Church (Northern Province and Southern Province). And be it further
Resolved, That this Convention joyfully affirms our representation and participation in national ecumenical bodies, including the National Council of Churches (NCC), Churches Uniting in Christ (CUIC) and Christian Churches Together (CCT).