R2005-03

R2005-03 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention

R2005-03: A resolution calling for the affirmation of the Windsor Report.

Be it resolved that the Diocese of Southern Ohio express its appreciation for the efforts of the House of Bishops in its response to the other provinces of the Anglican Communion; and be it further

Resolved, that the Diocese of Southern Ohio commend the Eames Commission for its work in producing the Windsor Report as a first step in resolving the disputes arising from the Consecration of the Rt. Rev. V. Gene Robinson as the Diocesan of New Hampshire; and be it further

Resolved, that the Diocese receive the Windsor Report as an appropriate first step in a continuing discussion of ecclesiology and discipline as they are understood and practiced in the Anglican Communion and as the Anglican Communion seeks to live further into the concept of “autonomy in communion”; and be it further

Resolved that these appreciations and commendations be forwarded to the Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, the President of the House of Deputies of the Episcopal Church, the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Secretary-General of the Anglican Communion, and to those persons preparing the response of the Episcopal Church to the Windsor Report.