A100 Grants for Becoming Beloved Community

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the 80th General Convention affirms that building the Beloved Community is a primary way this Church fulfills “the mission to restore all people to unity with God and each other in Christ” (Book of Common Prayer, page 855); and be it further

Resolved, That the 80th General Convention recognizes, affirms and encourages the pursuit of racial healing, justice and reconciliation being carried out in creative and powerful ways at the local level; and be it further

Resolved, That the 80th General Convention supports these local efforts with finances, and the human resources of the Church; and be it further

Resolved, That the 80th General Convention budgets the sum of $400,000.00 to be administered by the Presiding Officers’ Advisory Group for Beloved Community Implementation exclusively to make grants to churches, agencies, dioceses, and other affiliated entities of The Episcopal Church for the work of Becoming Beloved Community.