Whereas the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland has, by resolution adopted at its biennial session in June 1947, accepted the Declaration of Principles and the Constitution of this General Synod;
And whereas the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland has made application for admission in this Synod as a member thereof;
This General Synod of the Church of England in Canada, pursuant to the provisions of Subsection (3) of Section (4) of the said Declaration of Principles, hereby admits the said Diocese as a member of this Synod, to be represented in the Upper House by its Bishop and in the Lower House by clerical and lay members elected by the Synod of the Diocese of Newfoundland as provided by the said Declaration of Principles and Constitution, with all the rights and privileges and subject to all the obligations defined by the said Declaration and Constitution, the civil legislation affecting this Synod and all canons enacted and resolutions passed now in force pursuant to the said Declaration and Constitution.
Contents: Introduction -- Why Start New Churches ? -- Three Crucial Variables -- Adoptions and Divisions -- The Multi-Site Option -- Where Do We Meet ? -- How Large ? -- Who, Why, and How ? -- Can Alexander Graham Bell Help Us ? -- Should We Use Direct Mail ? -- Twelve Questions on Identity -- Those Pioneer Volunteer Leaders -- The Place of Missions -- Six Questions on Real Estate and Finances -- Why Is Continued Growth So Important ? -- A Denominational Perspective -- Notes.