Calling for Reorganization of The Episcopal Church
Resolved, that the Diocese of Oregon, meeting in November 2011 in its 123rd Convention, calls upon the Standing Commission on the Structure of the Church (SCSC), to continue its work, through prayer, study and Church-wide conversation, to develop recommendations and supporting resolutions for reorganizing The Episcopal Church to enhance its mission and ministry in the 21st century. This work should include, but not be limited to, a review of staffing organization at the national and provincial levels, program focus and delivery, and revenue sharing. And be it further
Resolved, that the SCSC report its findings and recommendations to the 78th General Convention (2015) of The Episcopal Church for further action.
Action of Convention: ADOPTED
What other discussions of re-structuring the church have been held? Have other dioceses commented or adopted resolutions? Where is the Sauls’ proposal? Has his proposal been entered into the process of General Convention? Has anyone seen the details of his proposal? Have discussions been held with the Standing Commission on Structure? Has the Executive Council seen it? What other questions need to be asked?