2014 Resolutions

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(Submitted By The World Mission Board Of The Diocese Of Texas)

 

A COVENANT OF COMPANION RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF NORTH DAKOTA AND THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF TEXAS

 

Whereas, the Diocese of Texas joined the Companion Diocese program of the Anglican Communion when the program was founded and has been richly blessed by this relationship; and

 

Whereas, God has given the Church in our two Dioceses a variety of complementary gifts for the glory of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and it is an honor for Christians to assist one another in God’s work; and

 

Whereas, both Dioceses share a missionary vision including expansion through church planting, ministry to the vulnerable, a deep respect for the variety of cultural heritages of our people, an openness to learn from one another, a heart for joining with one another in Christian testimony through service, and a hope to develop a mutually transformative relationship between our people;

 

Therefore, be it resolved that the Diocese of Texas adopt a Covenant of Companion Relationship between the Episcopal Diocese of North Dakota and the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.

 

The Committee on Resolutions recommends the adoption of this resolution.

 

 

 

(Submitted By The World Mission Board Of The Diocese Of Texas)

 

A COVENANT OF COMPANION RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF COSTA RICA, ANGLICAN CHURCH OF CENTRAL AMERICAN REGION AND THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF TEXAS

 

Whereas, the Diocese of Texas joined the Companion Diocese program of the Anglican Communion when the program was founded and has been richly blessed by this relationship; and

 

Whereas, God has given the Church in our two Dioceses a variety of complementary gifts for the glory of the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and it is an honor for Christians to assist one another in God’s work; and

 

Whereas, both Dioceses share a missionary vision including expansion through church planting, ministry to the vulnerable, theological reflection and Christian education, a desire to minister more fully in the languages of our people, a heart for our respective immigrants, a focus on Christian testimony through service, and a hope to have a mutually transformative relationship that is first and foremost based on amistad, friendship;

 

Therefore, be it resolved that the Diocese of Texas adopt a Covenant of Companion Relationship between the Episcopal Diocese of Costa Rica, Anglican Church of Central American Region, and the Episcopal Diocese of Texas.

 

The Committee on Resolutions recommends the adoption of this resolution.