Arise, O Haiti, from the rubble,
set your hopes above our fears.
Find the shade trees by the river,
find the healing of the world.
[September 21, 2010] The House of Bishop of The Episcopal Church, meeting in Phoenix, AZ, approved the following resolution:
Mind of the House Resolution:
Appeal for the Rebuilding of The Episcopal Church of Haiti
Resolved, that the House of Bishop receives gratefully the draft plans for a $10 million appeal for the initial “Rebuilding of the Diocese of Haiti” (L’Eglise Episcopale d’Haiti) as developed in response to The Episcopal Church’s Executive Council resolution on rebuilding the Diocese of Haiti (February 2010); and be it further
Resolved, that we the bishops of The Episcopal Church commit ourselves to, and call upon our dioceses to participate fully in, the Haiti Appeal initiated by the Executive Council in consultation with L’Eglise Episcopale d’Haiti.
The House of Bishops
The Episcopal Church
Fall Meeting 2010