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A176 Humanitarian Relief In Liberia
Topic: World Mission

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(2012-2015) 06 - World Mission

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Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 78th General Convention expresses its deepest love and concern for the people of Liberia, the Most Rev. Dr. Jonathan B.B. Hart, Bishop of the Episcopal Church of Liberia, the clergy and people of the Church of Liberia as they continue to struggle with rebuilding their country in the aftermath of the Ebola crisis, military conflicts and economic disaster caused by these conditions; and be it further

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention recognize the established and ongoing covenant relationship with our global partner within the Episcopal Church of Liberia, and recommit The Episcopal Church, the Presiding Bishop, and the Executive Committee of The Episcopal Church to this relationship; and be it further

Resolved, That the 78th General Convention acknowledge the crisis being experienced by our brothers and sisters in Christ who are living and working in the midst of these heinous conditions; and be it further

Resolved, That we encourage and challenge Dioceses of The Episcopal Church to create diocesan partnerships with the church of Liberia and other initiatives that working together will address the humanitarian and economic development that will bring about the financial sustainability of our brothers and sisters in the Church of Liberia.