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Date
1977 August
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 97
Date
1977 August
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 97
Mover
Mr. P.J. Andrewes
Seconder
Miss W. Ainsworth
Text
That the Anglican Church of Canada sends its warmest greetings in our Lord to the Philippine Independent Church on the occasion of the celebration of their 75th Anniversary. CARRIED ACT 97
Subjects
Philippine Independent Church - Anniversaries, etc.
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Long Range Planning Committee Report [Abortion]

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Date
1980 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 89
Date
1980 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 89
Mover
Miss W. Ainsworth
Seconder
Mrs. E. Rankin
Text
That this General Synod encourage each diocese to be responsible for sending copies of resolutions passed at General Synod regarding abortion and programs of education on this topic once they are developed, to the various secular agencies involved in counselling of families and young women facing issues of abortion. CARRIED ACT 89
Subjects
Abortion - Canada
Abortion - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Bioethics - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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A short Book of Common Prayer of the Episcopal Church in the common speech of today

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/catalog5946
Publication Date
c1970
Material Type
Book
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
Call Number
BX 5943 A4A3 1970
Corporate Author
Episcopal Church
Edition
Provisional ed.
Place
New York NY
Publisher
Published for the Standing Liturgical Commission by the Church Hymnal Corporation
Publication Date
c1970
Physical_Description
[viii], 194 p. : incl. music ; 20 x 14 cm.
Material Type
Book
Notes
Cover title: A short Book of Common Prayer in the common speech of today.
"Provisional Edition".
"Recommended for use in special situations when authorized by the Bishop".
"c1970 by Charles Mortimer Guibert as Custodian of the Standard Book of Common Prayer". -- verso of t.-p.
"In recent years, it has become clear that for an increasing number of the Church's congregations the language of the Book of Common Prayer presents real difficulties. These are mainly congregations, both in the cities and in the country, whose members have been accustomed to worship in another language, but who now desire, mostly for the sake of their young people, to have at least parts of the Services in English. .... With the needs of these congregations in mind, the General Convention of 1967 responded to a request from the Missionary District of Alaska, and 'authorized and directed' the Standing Liturgical Commission 'to prepare . . . and to publish, an edition of the Book of Common Prayer in simple, basic, English for use in the Missionary District of Alaska and in other situations in this Church where the linguistic needs of congregations make such a version necessary'." -- Preface.
"The aim of the translator in preparing this Book has been to present the Church's services in a style of English which is close to the form of the language as it is commonly spoken today, and also dignified, reverent, correct, and pleasing to the ear. While no rigid limits were set regarding vocabulary, effort has been made to avoid unnecessary complication. In the choice of words and in grammatical structure, the translator has been guided by the example of the American Bible Society's version of the New Testament, 'Good News for Modern Man'. .... In the course of translation, there was constant reference to the pioneering work in this field, 'A Book of Common Prayer in Simple English', set forth by the Diocese of Melanesia, British Solomon Islands Protectorate. With their gracious permission, a number of their renderings have been adopted. .... This provisional edition does not contain all the material which may be found in the official Book of Common Prayer. It does, however, contain the most frequently used services, and presents them in the same order." -- Translator's Intro.
Contents: Acknowledgment -- Preface / The Standing Liturgical Commission, Chilton Powell, Chairman .... Leo Malania, Co-ordinator -- Translator's Introduction dated Brooklyn, New York, The Day of Pentecost, 1970 / Howard E. Galley, Jr. -- Morning and Evening Prayer : Opening Sentences and Confession -- The Service of Morning Prayer -- The Service of Evening Prayer -- Directions and Suggestions for the Leader -- The Litany -- Prayers for Different Occasions -- Absolutions and Blessings -- The Holy Communion -- Additional Directions for the Minister -- A selection of Collects for the Church Year -- At the Communion of the Sick -- Table of Epistles and Gospels -- Holy Baptism -- Baptism in Emergency -- Confirmation -- The Marriage Service -- The Funeral Service -- The Funeral of a Child -- Psalms and Canticles -- Table of suggested Psalms for weekdays -- Tables of Psalms for Sundays and Holy Days -- Selections from the Psalter -- Canticles arranged for singing -- The Church Year -- The Calendar -- Table of Movable Holy Days -- Personal and Family Prayer -- Morning Prayers -- Evening Prayers.
Text printed in black and red ink.
Added Entry
Episcopal Church. Standing Liturgical Commission
Galley, Howard E. (Howard Evans), 1929-1993
A short Book of Common Prayer in the common speech of today
Subjects
Episcopal Church - Liturgy - Texts
Episcopal Church. Book of Common Prayer
Episcopal Church. Missionary District of Alaska
Call Number
BX 5943 A4A3 1970
Location
Trinity College (Graham Library)
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