A049 Host and conduct a second Building Beloved Community Conference by or before 2024

Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring,

That the General Convention shall promote the gathering of leaders who are engaged in the work of racial reconciliation and racial justice throughout the Episcopal Church for the purposes of developing skills among leaders, growing a network of healers, justice makers, and reconcilers and igniting the church to live boldly into the Jesus Way of Beloved Community; and be it further

Resolved, That the Presiding Officers’ Advisory Group on Beloved Community Implementation host a second Building Beloved Community Conference by or before July 2024. This gathering would accelerate the work of racial reconciliation by sharing stories, best practices, resources, and identifying needed action in each of the four areas of becoming Beloved Community; and be it further

Resolved, that the Domestic and Foreign Missionary Society allocate up to $50,000 to fund this work for the implementation of this resolution, especially to ensure participation in the Summit by the widest representation of all God’s People.