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C015 Addition to Baptismal Covenant Language
Topic: Liturgy

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Connecticut

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Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 78th General Convention authorize the trial addition to the Baptismal Covenant of a sixth question concerning our responsibility as baptized Christians to care for God's creation; and be it further

Resolved, That the additional question and response be worded as follows:
"Will you cherish the wondrous works of God, and protect the beauty and integrity of all creation? 
I will, with God's help." ; and be it further

Resolved, That use of this additional question and response be authorized for trial use as part of the Baptismal Covenant for the triennium 2016 - 2018.