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D007 Amend Canon III.2.1 and Canon III.12.4(a)
Topic: Ministry

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The Rev. Adam Trambley

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Resolved, the House of Bishops concurring, the 78th General Convention wishes to provide flexibility so that Dioceses may explore opportunities for shared ministry and collaboration; and be it further

Resolved That Canon III.2.1 is amended as follows:

Canon III.2.1

In each Diocese there shall be a Commission on Ministry ("Commission") consisting of Priests, Deacons, if any, and Lay Persons. The Canons of each Diocese shall provide for the number of members, terms of office, and manner of selection to the Commission. Any Diocese may agree in writing with one or more other Dioceses to share a Commission on Ministry.