Deputies Approve Task Force to Reimagine Church Structure

Via Episcopal News Srevice (ENS):

The House of Deputies today approved creation of a special task force to begin to reimagine the workings of the Episcopal Church to prepare it for mission in the 21st century.

In a vote that stunned deputies and visitors alike,Resolution C095 was adopted on a unanimous voice vote among the more than 800 lay and clergy deputies, prompting them and those in the gallery to break into sustained applause. The vote came after a period of discussion and a time of prayer.

The matter now goes to the House of Bishops for its consideration.

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