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Call for Resolutions: 2023 Diocesan Convention

Resolutions must be submitted by December 15, 2022, to be considered for our 2023 Diocesan Convention. Please read and follow the guidelines from Article XI of the Diocesan Convention’s Rules of Order below.

XI RESOLUTIONS

Resolutions may be submitted by any delegate to Convention. Prior to submission, all resolutions must be approved by the vestry/mission board of the submitting delegate’s congregation and seconded by a delegate of another congregation whose vestry/mission board has approved such resolution.

Resolutions may also be submitted by the Diocesan Council, any committee or commission of the Diocese, or any board established by the Canons.

Resolutions are to be submitted to the Resolutions Committee and handled according to the procedures of the Resolutions Commission, however, a resolution which does not comply with the requirements of this rule may be considered by the Convention on an affirmative vote of the majority of the members present.

RESOLUTION FORMAT

Resolution Title: Create a title for the resolution that reflects the reason for the resolution and any requested action.

Whereas Section: Give justifications or reasons for your resolution. Start each statement with the word “Whereas.” Write a “Whereas statement” for each reason or justification.

Resolved Section: State the action you plan to take. Start the first action statement with the words “Resolved.” Begin each additional action statement with the words “Be it further resolved.” Each “Resolved statement” should address one or more of your “Whereas statements.”

Explanation Section: Any further statement to clarify the resolution being proposed. This section is optional.

 

Resolutions Submission Form: 2023 Diocesan Convention

All written, typed or emailed submissions must be received by December 15, 2022.

To download the mail-in nomination form, click here.

To submit a resolution online, please complete the form below.

2023 Diocesan Convention Resolutions Submission Form

  • Submit As Delegate

  • Submit As Diocesan Council or Committee/Commission/Board

  • Resolution Information

  • Submission of Resolution

  • Submission of Resolution for Canon Changes, Deletions or Additions

  • Your Contact Information

  • When completed, please submit this form by clicking the button below.