R2014-02

R2014-02 150 150 Diocese of Southern Ohio Annual Convention


R14-02: Directing the Support of the Millennium Development Goals

Resolved, that the 140th Convention of the Diocese of Southern Ohio reaffirms the resolution of the 75th General Convention of the Episcopal Church to make the United Nations’ Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) the priority of every individual and congregation in this diocese; and be it further

Resolved, that each congregation in this diocese renew its commitment to regular prayer to the achieving of the MDGs, which are to: eradicate extreme poverty and hunger; achieve universal primary education; promote gender equality and empower women; reduce child mortality; improve maternal health; combat HIV/AIDS, malaria and other diseases; ensure environmental sustainability; and develop a global partnership for development; and be it further

Resolved, that individuals and congregations continue to support the MDGs by giving at the 0.7% level; and be it further

Resolved, that the Diocese of Southern Ohio continue to support the MDGs at a minimum of 0.7% of the diocesan budget.