The Rev. David Simmons, president of Episcopal Diocesan Ecumenical and Interreligious Officers, writes:
There has never been a time where ecumenical and interreligious work has been as important as it is now. Growing diversity in even the smallest of our towns and cities means that we now encounter other Christians and people of different faiths on a daily basis in ways that would have been unthinkable a few decades ago. The ongoing work of advocacy and building relationships through dialogue support Jesus’ command that we love our neighbor.
In light of this important work, the board of EDEIO … has created the attached document with explanation of the ecumenical and interreligious resolutions as they stand at the time of the publication of the Blue Book. We hope that it can be of help as you consider your voting at convention.
The guide follows.