A018 Teaching World Mission and Theological Education Beyond the United States

Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring,

That the 80th General Convention, urge all seminaries and programs of formation to include world mission as a core part of their curriculum; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention recognize with appreciation offerings of Episcopal seminaries and other institutions of formation that reach beyond the United States, and urge these seminaries and other institutions to further collaborate with dioceses and jurisdictions outside the United States in developing their online course offerings to provide accessibility of courses and materials to those outside the United States, and take into consideration: cost, timing (if online discussion is required), languages, and certification, with an emphasis on Anglican studies; and be it further

Resolved, That the General Convention task the Standing Commission on World Mission with convening and leading a group composed of members of the Standing Commission, representatives of seminaries in the United States and of seminaries and diocesan programs outside the United States to collaborate and promote development of such courses.