The Christian News, June 8, 1981, makes reference to a decision by the Episcopal Diocese of Ohio that the Jew is not to be the object of evangelization:
The Episcopal Diocese of Ohio has officially gone on record in enacting a policy of refusing to tell Jews that Jesus Christ said that “No man cometh unto the Father but by Me.”
The official resolution condemning Christian efforts to bring Jews to a saving knowledge of Christ was passed by an approximately two-thirds majority at the 1981 diocesan convention in early February.
The report points out that one clergyman came to the author of the above proposal and asked to present a substitute resolution. He did not want to betray the “central Christian message of salvation.” But when the substitute was presented (it deplored anti-Semitism, yet without compromising the Scriptural truth that one is saved only through Jesus Christ), it was soundly defeated. What a terrible thing, to ignore the salvation of the Jews under the guise of not being “anti-Semitic.” It seems that it might be fine to be a Christian—provided one does not impose these views on others, and especially on Jews. But Jesus commanded His church, “Go ye to all the world and preach the gospel. . . .”