Diocese of Maryland adopts important leadership roles at General Convention

We are pleased to announce that both of our bishops are co-chairing legislative committees at the 79th General Convention.

 

The Right Rev. Eugene Taylor Sutton chairs committee 19 – on Ecumenical and Interreligious Relations, whose mandate is as follows: Receives and proposes Resolutions on relations between this Church and other Churches, this Church and other religions, interchurch cooperation and unity, and interreligious dialogue and action. Items to be addressed include resolution 2018-Ao12 – On the Importance of Ecumenical and Interfaith Relationships for the Stewardship of Creation.

 

The Right Rev. Chilton R. Knudsen chairs committee 16 – Churchwide Leadership, whose mandate is as follows: Receives and proposes Resolutions on relations between this Church and other Churches, this Church and other religions, interchurch cooperation and unity, and interreligious dialogue and action. Among the items this committee has taken up are the question of compensation for the president of the House of Deputies (2018-A028), the Task Force on the Episcopacy and the resolution from the report from the Commission on Impairment and Leadership.