J1310

Honoring Karen Pass upon the occasion of her designation as a recipient of the Micah 6:8 Award by the Capital Area Council of Church...

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J1310


Senate Resolution No. 1310

BY: Senator BRESLIN

HONORING Karen Pass upon the occasion of her
designation as a recipient of the Micah 6:8 Award by
the Capital Area Council of Churches on October 13,
2021

WHEREAS, Individuals who give of their time and energies and serve
the best interests of their communities are an asset beyond remuneration
and cannot be sufficiently extolled; and

WHEREAS, Karen Pass has given not only of her time and energy but
also of her competence, intelligence and leadership and consequently has
been designated for special recognition; and

WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to honor Karen Pass
upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of the Micah 6:8 Award
by the Capital Area Council of Churches, to be celebrated at its Fall
Awards Assembly Dinner on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at the Italian
American Community Center, Albany, New York; and

WHEREAS, Founded in 1941, the Capital Area Council of Churches
(CACC) is a fellowship of more than 90 faith communities in the Capital
District; and

WHEREAS, This vital organization provides a wide range of services
and programs dedicated to bringing congregations together in solidarity
to feed the hungry, shelter the homeless and provide ecumenical and
interreligious education, advocacy and worship; and

WHEREAS, CACC also offers a range of interfaith worship services,
celebrations and forums such as Ecumenical Witnesses of Baptism, the
Good Friday service and an annual musical celebration; and

WHEREAS, Each year Micah Heroes are recognized and nominated by
their local congregation, community group or union as exemplifying the
spirit of Micah 6:8; Karen Pass is truly deserving of this accolade; and

WHEREAS, Karen Pass received this auspicious award by living her
life following the ways of Micah 6:8, the biblical tract that inspires
and encourages individuals to act justly and to love mercy and to walk
humbly with your God; and

WHEREAS, Currently, Karen Pass leads the mission ministry for First
United Methodist Church of Delmar (FUMC) working in partnership with
Interfaith Partnership for the Homeless (IPH), Iglesia Emmanuel, Refugee
& Immigrant Support Services of Emmaus, Inc. (RISSE), Frank Chapman
Memorial Institute, CACC's Emergency Homeless Overflow Shelter and other
programs; and

WHEREAS, Karen Pass has been called upon to contribute her time and
talents to countless civic and charitable endeavors and has always given
of herself unstintingly; she has been involved in several ecumenical
and/or interfaith programs and projects; and

WHEREAS, Throughout the entire period of her community service, a
period of constructive involvement, Karen Pass has stood constant in
dignity, good grace and humor; and

WHEREAS, Rare indeed is the impressive dedication shown by
individuals for the benefit of others which Karen Pass has displayed
throughout her life; and

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body that when
individuals of such noble aims and accomplishments are brought to our
attention, they should be celebrated and recognized by all the citizens
of this great Empire State; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
honor Karen Pass upon the occasion of her designation as recipient of
the Micah 6:8 Award by the Capital Area Council of Churches on October
13, 2021; and be it further

RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be
transmitted to Karen Pass.

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  • 24 / Sep / 2021
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 11 / Jan / 2022
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 11 / Jan / 2022
    • ADOPTED

Resolution Details

Law Section:
Resolutions, Legislative

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