That this General Synod notes the report of the Doctrine Panel in relation to GS 20/98 and resolves that:
1. The report be received;
2. The essays Faithfulness in Fellowship: Reflections on Homosexuality and the Church be commended to the Church for study and reflection;
3. The Standing Committee take appropriate steps to encourage this study and reflection, seeking to engage in conversation the diversity of views on this subject; and
4. The Standing Committee consider what other steps might appropriately be taken and advise the next meeting of General Synod.

The Revd Dr G Davis moved, Revd C Thomson seconding.
Carried 24/07/01