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ACIP Partners at General Synod 2004 - #026-13-03-11 Amended

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Date
2003 November 7-9
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 16-11-03
Date
2003 November 7-9
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 16-11-03
Mover
Canon Grant Hyslop
Seconder
Chancellor Robert Falby
Text
That this Council of General Synod approves the proposal from the General Synod Planning Committee that members of the Anglican Council of Indigenous People, who are not elected members of General Synod by their diocese be invited to be partners at General Synod.
And that the appointment of additional partners, as designated by ACIP, is to be negotiated between the General Synod Planning Committee and ACIP mindful of the allocated budget of $30,000 and the possibility of ACIP augmenting this amount. CARRIED #16-11-03
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod (37th : 2004 : St. Catharines, Ont.)
Anglican Church of Canada. Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
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Amendments to Canon XXI - Remarriage of Divorced Persons - Matrimonial Commissions - Second Reading

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Date
2004 March 4-7
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 29-03-04
Date
2004 March 4-7
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 29-03-04
Mover
Chancellor Ronald Stevenson
Seconder
Chancellor Robert Falby
Text
That the Council approve for submission to the General Synod, for second reading, a motion to amend Canon XXI with respect to Remarriage of Divorced Persons - Matrimonial Commissions in the form attached to this report. CARRIED #29-03-04
Notes
Note: Amendment to Canon XXI - Remarriage of Divorced Persons - Matrimonial Commissions was distributed as Document #045-03-04-04 and is attached as Appendix I.
APPENDIX I
Subject: Marriage Canon - remarriage of divorced persons - matrimonial commissions
Moved By: Ronald Stevenson (Chancellor)
Seconded By: Bishop Barry Hollowell from the Diocese of Calgary
Note: The mover and the seconder must be members of the General Synod and be present in the House when the resolution is before the synod for debate.
BE IT RESOLVED:
That second reading be given to the resolution
That Canon XXI be amended
(1) by striking out clause 16 b) and substituting therefor the following:
b) "Chancellor" means the chancellor of a diocese;
(2) by striking out the word "Commission" wherever it appears in Part III, in Schedule B or in Schedule D and substituting therefor the word "Chancellor";
(3) by striking out the word "its" in the second line of clause 20 a) and substituting therefor the words "the Chancellor's";
(4) by adding at the end of Part II the following new sections:
22. Procedure
The Chancellor shall follow the procedure set out in the provisions of Schedule D.
23. Avoidance of Delay
The Chancellor shall deal with each application as expeditiously as possible.
24. Limitation of Jurisdiction
Every finding and determination of the Chancellor shall be and shall be expressly stated to be made solely for the purposes of this Canon and not for the purpose of performing any function of a civil court or other civil authority, and shall otherwise be confined to the findings and declaration necessary for disposing of the application in respect of which it is made.
25. Persons Serving in or Attached to the Canadian Forces
a) This section applies to a person who is enrolled in the Canadian Forces who is serving in the regular forces or who is a member of the reserve forces on continuous duty with the regular forces, or a person who in accordance with the "National Defence Act", accompanies the Canadian Forces, and the dependents of all such persons.
b) A person described in clause a) may forward an application under this Part to the Anglican chaplain responsible for his or her pastoral care.
c) On receiving an application the chaplain may forward the application to the Chancellor of the diocese in which the applicant resides or to the Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Forces who shall designate a diocesan chancellor to hear the application.
d) Nothing in this section prevents a person from making an application in the manner prescribed by this Part.
(5) by repealing Part IV (Sections 22 to 25) of the Canon and substituting the following:
PART IV
THE REMARRIAGE OF A DIVORCED PERSON WHOSE FORMER PARTNER IS STILL LIVING
26. Definition
In this Part "incumbent" includes an Anglican chaplain responsible for the pastoral care of persons enrolled in the Canadian Forces.
27. Application for Permission to Remarry
a) An application for permission to marry each other according to the rites of this Church may be made by two persons, one or both of whom has or have gone through a ceremony or ceremonies of marriage with a person or persons now living not a party or parties to the application, if the prior marriage or marriages is or are not questioned under this Canon in the application but has or have been dissolved or terminated by a legislature or legislatures or a court or courts or by another act or acts or event or events according to the laws applicable thereto.
b) Where a marriage or purported marriage has been annulled for a defect not mentioned in section 17 of Part III of this Canon, and no defect mentioned in that section is alleged in respect thereof, it shall be deemed for the purposes of this Canon to have been dissolved.
c) The application shall be made to and determined by the incumbent of the parish or mission where it is desired that the intended marriage be celebrated.
d) The incumbent may request other competent persons who are readily accessible to one or both of the parties to interview the parties and report to the incumbent where
i) both parties to the intended marriage reside a significant distance from the proposed place of marriage,
ii) the parties live a significant distance from each other, or
iii) other circumstances require it.
e) The application shall be made in writing and signed by the applicants and shall contain the information required by Schedule C.
f) The incumbent shall ensure, where needed and possible, that appropriate pastoral care is provided to former partners who are not applicants.
28. Permission to Remarry
The incumbent may grant permission to remarry if the incumbent is satisfied that:
a) the applicants understand the nature of Christian marriage as stated in this Canon and intend to enter into such a marriage and believe that they have the capacity to enter into and sustain the marriage during their joint lives;
b) any prior marriage in question has been validly dissolved or terminated in accordance with the law properly applicable thereto;
c) the applicant concerned tried in good faith before dissolution to effect reconciliation with the other party;
d) adequate provision has been made for a former spouse of a divorced applicant according to the means of the applicant and the means and needs of the former spouse;
e) proper provision has been made for the care, maintenance, education and advancement of minor, disabled or otherwise dependent children of any prior marriage;
f) if the children of a prior marriage are to live with the applicants, there is a reasonable prospect that the family relationship will be satisfactory.
29. Special Cases
a) If the incumbent is satisfied that efforts towards reconciliation between the parties to a former marriage would have been ineffective as a result of the fault of either party or for any other reason, the requirement of clause 28 c) may be dispensed with.
b) If either applicant has entered into two or more marriages that have been dissolved, the incumbent may, before granting permission, seek the advice of other competent persons.
c) If the incumbent is of the opinion that a prior purported marriage of an applicant did not constitute a marriage as defined by this Canon, the incumbent may refer the application to the Chancellor who may, if the conditions of Part III, section 20, are satisfied, make a declaration under that section in respect of the marriage in question.
d) If an incumbent declines for reasons of conscience to entertain an application for permission to remarry, the incumbent shall refer the applicants to a priest designated by the bishop and, if that priest grants the application, shall permit that priest or another priest to solemnize the marriage in the incumbent's church.
e) If an incumbent declines for reasons of conscience to solemnize a marriage pursuant to permission given under this Part, the incumbent shall refer the applicants to a priest designated by the bishop and shall permit that priest or another priest to solemnize the marriage in the incumbent's church.
(6) by repealing Part VI (Ecclesiastical Matrimonial Commission) and Part VII (Forms) and substituting the following new Part V:
Part V
FORMS
30. Forms for use in the administration of this Canon may be authorized by the Council of the General Synod, by the diocesan bishop or by the Bishop Ordinary to the Canadian Forces.
(7) by striking out Section 14 or Schedule B and substituting therefor the following:
14. If one or both of the applicants do not reside in the parish, the procedure outlined in Section 27 d) may apply.
(8) by striking out the reference "See Part IV, Section 22 (c) "at the beginning of Schedule C and substituting therefor "See Part IV, Section 27 (e)."
(9) by striking out the reference "See Part VI, Section 30" at the beginning of Schedule D and substituting therefor "See Part III, Section 22."
(10) by striking out section 6 in Schedule D.
(11) by striking out paragraph 8 of Schedule E and substituting the following:
8. If either party has been previously married or has cohabited in a common law or "de facto" marriage, it is important that there be specific discussions about the past relationships, the reasons for the breakdown of any past relationships, the effect of any continuing obligations, financial or otherwise, to a former partner or children of a previous marriage or relationship, potential problems related to access to or custody of such children, and the potential integration of such children into a new family unit.
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION;
The background for this resolution is found in the report of the Marriage Canon Task Force. particularly at pages 12 to 16.
Source: Act 13 of General Synod 2001
(name of committee, diocese, etc.)
Submitted by: The Chancellor
Please submit to the General Secretary
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XXI
Marriage (Canon law) - Anglican Church of Canada
Marriage - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Matrimonial Commissions - Anglican Church of Canada
Remarriage - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Divorce - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Corporate Communications Plan #08-09-02-11

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Date
2002 November 8-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 36-11-02
Date
2002 November 8-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 36-11-02
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Bishop Victoria Matthews
Prologue
Moved by: Mr. James Sweeny
Seconded by: Mr. David Watts
That the Council of General Synod endorse the development of a Corporate Communications Plan for General Synod and request the IRC to develop this plan, and direct the Management Team to provide sufficient resources, including the hiring of a Director of Communications.
Text
That the Council of General synod endorse the development of a Corporate Communications Plan for General Synod and request the IRC to develop this plan, and refer to the officers the provision of sufficient resources, including the hiring of a Dircetor of Communications. CARRIED Vote on motion as amended. CARRIED #36-11-02
Subjects
Communication - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Information Resources Committee
Anglican Church of Canada. Dept. of Information Resources. Director
Corporate Communications Plan
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Date
2004 March 4-7
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 12-03-04
Date
2004 March 4-7
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 12-03-04
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Mrs. Betty Livingston
Prologue
Moved by: Dean Peter Elliott
Seconded by: Ms. Sally Tuckey
That this Council of General Synod propose the following resolution to General Synod:
That this General Synod request the Council of General Synod to explore the terms of membership of the Council of General synod with a view to establishing a term of 6 (six) years with half the membership being elected every 3 (three years).
Amendment
Text
That the motion be amended to read:
That this Council of General Synod propose the following resolution to General Synod:
That this General Synod request the Council of General Synod to review the governance of General Synod with a view to enhancing the work and mission of General Synod.
Vote on the amendment CARRIED
Vote on the main motion as amended. CARRIED #12-03-04
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Government
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Structure
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod
Anglican Church of Canada. Governance Working Group
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Date
2004 March 4-7
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 13-03-04
Date
2004 March 4-7
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 13-03-04
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Bishop George Bruce
Prologue
Moved by: Dean Peter Elliott
Seconded by: Bishop Barry Hollowell
That the Council of General Synod establish two new working groups:
- Working Group on Leadership Development for Local Ministry; and
- Working Group on the Implementation of the New Agape
(To be established by the new Council of General Synod in June 2004). And, that the membership and terms of reference as follows be adopted.
Debate on the resolution was suspended until later in the meeting.
Debate resumed on the motion regarding the establishment of two new working groups.
Amendment
Text
That the motion be amended by replacing the word "establish" with the words "consider establishing;" by taking out the bracketed section and by replacing the word "adopted" with the word "considered".
Friendly amendment
The mover and seconder of the amendment agreed to remove the last two lines "(To be established by the new Council of General Synod in June 2004). And, that the membership and terms of reference as follows be adopted."
Vote on the amendment. CARRIED
Vote on the amended motion which now reads:
That the Council of General Synod consider establishing two new working groups:
- Working Group on Leadership Development for Local Ministry; and
- Working Group on the Implementation of the New Agape
CARRIED #13-03-04
Notes
Original text of Minute corrected by Minute noting Correction as found in November 2004 CoGS Resolution # [check].
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod. Planning and Agenda Team
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod. Planning and Agenda Team - Terms of reference
Strengthening the Church, Serving God's World
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Message to Government #044-20-03-11 : Motion One

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Date
2003 November 7-9
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 14-11-03
Date
2003 November 7-9
Source
Council of General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 14-11-03
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Dean Peter Elliott
Text
That the General Secretary send the following message to the Federal Government:
The Council of General Synod welcomes the action of the Government of Canada in introducing an ADR process for resolving claims for physical and sexual abuse by former students of Indian Residential Schools, and in particular expresses its appreciation for the changed requirements for signing releases, as requested by aboriginal groups, and advises the government that the General Synod will continue to consult as to its response to the government's initiative. CARRIED #14-11-03
Subjects
Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR)
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
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Negotiations with the Government

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Date
2001 July 4-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 36
Date
2001 July 4-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 36
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Chancellor Ronald Stevenson
Prologue
Moved by: Rev. Canon Philip Poole
Seconded by: Mr. Stephen Koning
That the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada express its dissatisfaction and disappointment with the continuing delay in the resolution of residential schools issues and directs its negotiation team to cease negotiations with the Federal Government as of September 15, 2001 unless or until a written agreement in principle is reached with the government that satisfactorily addresses at least the following concerns:
- Compensation for individuals harmed in residential schools
- Development of an alternative redress model
- Identification of legally liable church organizations
- The financial commitment from legally liable church organizations
- Support from church organizations not legally liable
- Recognition of past, continuing, and future contributions to aboriginal programs
- Indemnity for all current and future claims, including cultural claims
- Payment of legal costs of church organizations that remain in legal proceedings
Amendment
The mover and seconder agreed to replace the words "unless or until a written agreement in principle is reached with the government" with "unless significant progress has been made toward an agreement" in the first sentence of the resolution.
Motion to Refer
Text
That the amended motion be referred to the Council of the General Synod. CARRIED Act 36
Subjects
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Residential schools - Anglican Church of Canada
Indigenous peoples - Canada - Government relations - 1951-
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod
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Presentation of the Budget

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Date
2002 November 8-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 13-11-02
Date
2002 November 8-10
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 13-11-02
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Archdeacon James Cowan
Prologue
Archdeacon Jim Boyles outlined the budget presentation process.
Text
That this session of the Council of General Synod meeting be held "in-camera" with the following present: Members of Council, Members of the Planning and Agenda Team, Partners, Directors, Chaplain, Associate Chaplain Brother Curtis Almquist, Planning and Agenda Team Volunteer Ms. Dariel Bateman, Anglican Consultative Council Member Canon Susan Moxley, FMD Committee and Sub-Committee members Mr. Robert Dickson and Mr. Robert Waller and staff members: Ms. Donna Bomberry, Rev. Dr. Michael Thompson, Ms. Andrina Iliffe and Ms. Dianne Izzard. DEFEATED #13-11-02
Notes
2003 Budget
Mr. Jim Cullen, Treasurer, presented "The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada Draft Budget 2003" (#007-12-02-11) noting that the committee had undertaken a high level "SWOT" analysis of General Synod's strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats, which was taken into consideration when preparing the budget.
Subjects
Budget - Anglican Church of Canada
In camera meetings
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Report of Audit Committe #038-15-03-05

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Date
2003 May 8-11
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 36-05-03
Date
2003 May 8-11
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 36-05-03
Mover
Chancellor Robert Falby
Seconder
Bishop Victoria Mathews
Text
That the Council of General Synod appoint the firm of Ernst & Young LLP to be the auditors of General Synod for the year ended December 31, 2003 at a fee to be negotiated by the Audit Committee. CARRIED #36-05-03
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Finance
Anglican Church of Canada - Auditing
Auditors - Canada
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Report of the House of Bishops #21-03-02-05 : Sexual Misconduct Guidelines

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Date
2002 May 3-5
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 32-05-02
Resolution 33-05-02
Date
2002 May 3-5
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 32-05-02
Resolution 33-05-02
Mover
Rev. Dr. Iain Luke
Seconder
Chancellor Robert Falby
Prologue
The Primate presented the report of the House of Bishops.
Moved by Archdeacon James Cowan
Seconded by Ms. Sally Tuckey
That the Council of General Synod investigate canonical ramifications of some of the present diocesan sexual misconduct policies as a preliminary step to the development of a national policy or national guidelines for the Anglican Church of Canada.
Friendly amendment
The mover and seconder agreed to add the words "and ask the Handbook monitoring group to work with the Human Resources Consultant in consultation with the Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee."
Text
That the words "a national policy or" be removed from the motion. CARRIED #32-05-02
Notes
Vote on main motion as amended.
The motion now reads:
That the Council of General Synod investigate canonical ramifications of some of the present diocesan sexual misconduct policies as a preliminary step to the development of national guidelines for the Anglican Church of Canada and ask the Handbook monitoring group to work with the Human Resources Consultant in consultation with the Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee. CARRIED #33-05-02
Archbishop Crawley noted that the Diocese of Toronto Sexual Misconduct Guidelines state that an appeal can be made to the Primate or Metropolitan. He commented that this cannot be done canonically. Neither the Primate nor the Metropolitan can overrule the decision of a bishop.
Subjects
Sexual abuse - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Sexual misconduct by clergy - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Human Resources Consultant
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod. Handbook Concerns Committee
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