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D041 Advocacy and Prayer for Syria
Topic: International Relations

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Proposer:

The Rev. Thomas Brown

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Resolved, the House of Deputies concurring, That the 78th General Convention denounce the slaughter and displacement of Syrians; and be it further 

Resolved, That the General Convention ask the Office of Government Relations to provide specific advocacy actions for members of The Episcopal Church to make; and be it further 

Resolved, That the General Convention encourage faith communities to develop both corporate and personal opportunities to pray for peace in the Middle East, for an end to the humanitarian and refugee crisis in Syria, and for the continued witness and presence of Christian communities there.