R2008-07

R2008-07 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention

R2008-07: A Resolution Establishing a Sunday in Lent as “Episcopal Relief and Development Sunday”

Resolved, that the Diocese of Southern Ohio annually dedicate, as selected by the Bishop Diocesan, the fourth Sunday in Lent as “Episcopal Relief and Development Sunday” and that congregations and individuals be encouraged to support Episcopal Relief and Development’s life-saving work through prayer and a special offering that will help heal a hurting world, and be it further

Resolved, that the Diocese of Southern Ohio, through its Synod Delegates submit the following resolution to be considered and adopted by Province V, and be it further

Resolved, that the Diocese of Southern Ohio, through its Deputation support the submission of the following resolution to the 76th General Convention of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Anaheim, California, July 2009:

RESOLVED, THE house of _(Deputies or Bishops)______________concurring, this 76th General Convention of The Episcopal Church dedicate any of the first three Sundays the fourth Sunday in Lent as “Episcopal Relief and Development Sunday” and that congregations and individuals be encouraged to support Episcopal Relief and Development’s life-saving work through prayer and a special offering that will help heal a hurting world.