A RESOLUTION ON RENEWAL OF DIOCESAN PARTNERSHIP BETWEEN THE DIOCESE OF CHUBU AND THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF NORTH CENTRAL PHILIPPINES
WHEREAS, the Diocese of Chubu and the Episcopal Diocese of North Central Philippines officially signed an Agreement of Partnership on February 25, 2004, an Ash Wednesday, at the Cathedral of the Resurrection;
WHEREAS, the same agreement was renewed after four years of journeying together as partners in preaching the Good News on November 2008 in Nagoya, Japan.
WHEREAS, through those years the relationship has blossomed to what it is now with the establishment of the Kani Mission in the Diocese of Chubu (Nagoya) wherein Filipinos – particularly Episcopalians was established and a Filipino clergy is now working full time; assistance during calamities; and other concrete manifestations relative to the companionship.
WHEREAS, the term of the renewed companion relationship ended this month;
WHEREAS, through the Bishop’s Convention address we are informed that the recent Convocation of the Diocese of Chubu has passed a resolution to renew the Companion Relationship with the EDNCP;
THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED AS IT IS HEREBY DONE, that this 24th Annual Convention passes a resolution expressing that this diocese is very much enthusiastic to renew the Companion Diocese Relationship.