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Amendments to the Rules of Order and Procedure

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9728
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Act 16
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod Minutes
Record Type
Act 16
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod amend the Rules of Order as follows:
- 1. deleting section 17(d);
- 2. amending section 18(b) to read as follows:
-- b) The three Orders of Bishops, Clergy and Laity shall vote together unless a vote by Orders is required by the Constitution or called for pursuant to the Rules of Order. In order to be passed the motion shall require a majority of the votes cast, and abstentions shall not be counted in determining the majority.
- 3. amending section 18(d) to read as follows:
-- d) When voting by Orders, the vote shall be put to all members of General Synod regardless of the result in any order.
- 4. adding section 20(a.1) to read as follows:
--a.1) Ex officio and other non-diocesan members of General Synod shall vote with the diocese in which they are normally geographically resident for laity, or canonically resident, for clergy.
and this resolution shall come into effect upon Second Reading being given to Resolution A019 (Act 13).
Amendment
Moved by: The Very Rev. Iain Luke
Seconded by: Canon Terry Leer
That Clause 4 be removed from the resolution.
Motion to table
Moved by: Mr. James Sweeney [sic i.e. Sweeny]
That the motion be tabled.
There being no seconder for the Motion to Table, consideration of the amendment continued.
Motion to put the question.
Moved by: The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconded by: The Rt. Rev. James Cowan
That the question be put. CARRIED
Vote on the amendment DEFEATED
Vote on the motion CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act 16
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Rules of Order and Procedure
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Rules and practice
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Constitution - Section 3 – President and Chairperson of the General Synod

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9726
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 14
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 14
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod amend section 3 of the Constitution to read as follows:
3. President and Chairperson of the General Synod
- a) The President of the General Synod shall be the Primate of The Anglican Church of Canada, who shall be elected and hold office under, and have such privileges, powers, authority and duties as are defined by the Constitution, Canons and Rules enacted by the Synod.
- b) In case of the absence of the Primate for any cause, the archbishop senior by appointment or election, or if no archbishop be present the bishop senior by appointment or election, shall be and act as President of the Synod.
- c) The President shall be chairperson of the General Synod.
- d) In the absence, or at the request, of the President, the Prolocutor shall be the chairperson of the synod.
CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act 14
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Rules and practice
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Prolocutor
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Constitution - Section 6 – Chairing the Different Orders

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9727
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 15
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 15
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod amend section 6 of the Constitution to read as follows:
6. Separate meetings of Orders
- a) The agenda of the General Synod may provide for separate meetings of the three Orders.
- b) When the three Orders meet separately
-- i) the Primate shall be the chairperson of the Order of Bishops, or in the absence of the Primate, the archbishop senior by appointment or election, or if no archbishop be present, the bishop senior by appointment or election;
-- ii) the Prolocutor or the Deputy Prolocutor, whichever is a member of the Order of Clergy, shall be the chairperson of the Order of Clergy, or in the absence of the said officer, the Order of Clergy shall elect a chairperson;
-- iii) the Prolocutor or the Deputy Prolocutor, whichever is a member of the Order of Laity, shall be the chairperson of the Order of Laity, or in the absence of the said officer, the Order of Laity shall elect a chairperson.
CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act 15
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Rules and practice
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Constitution - Section 8(f) - Changing the basis for determining the number of clerical and lay members of General Synod from each diocese (A029)

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9729
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 17
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 17
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod amend section 8(f) of the Constitution to read as follows:
- f) Each Diocese shall be entitled to elect clerical and lay members of the General Synod, with the number from each Order being determined by the following formula:
- Average Weekly Attendance in the Diocese divided by Average Weekly Attendance in all Dioceses, multiplied by 110.
- Provided that:
-- (i) the resulting number will be at least 1;
-- (ii) if the resulting number is a fractional number and is greater than 1, it will be rounded down to the nearest whole number if the fraction is 0.5 or less, and rounded up to the nearest whole number if the fraction is greater than 0.5;
-- (iii) "Average Weekly Attendance" means the combined total attendance at Regular Services in the particular calendar year, divided by 52;
-- (iv) the Average Weekly Attendance figures to be used are those for the second calendar year prior to the year in which General Synod will take place;
-- (v) "Regular Service" means any worship service for which the attendance has been recorded in the Register of the Congregation (including Home Communions) but excluding weddings, funerals and services held in medical or long-term care facilities.
and this resolution shall come into effect upon Second Reading being given to Resolution A019.
DEFEATED Act 17
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Membership
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses
Anglican Church of Canada - Statistics
Church attendance - Anglican Church of Canada
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Constitution - Section 33 – Reducing the size of the Council of General Synod (A030-R2)

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9731
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 19
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 19
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod amend section 33 of the Constitution as follows:
- (a) by changing "forty-five percent" to "twenty-five percent" in section 33 a) v) I;
- (b) by deleting the words in section 33 a) v) after section 33 a) v) II);
- (c) by rewording section 33(e) (iii) to read as follows:
-- iii) in the case of a member elected under subsection 33 a) v) or vi), ceases to be eligible for membership in a synod of the diocese in the ecclesiastical province that he or she represents, or
- (d) by adding section 33 e) iv) as follows:
-- iv) in the case of a member elected under 33 a) vii) ceases to be eligible to represent the Anglican Ordinariate,
- (e) in section 33 f), by substituting "metropolitan" for "bishop" and "ecclesiastical province" for "diocese" in paragraph i), deleting the comma at the end of paragraph ii) and adding paragraph iii) as follows:
-- iii) in the case of a member elected under the provisions of subsection 33 a) vii), be filled by the Prolocutor, in consultation with the Bishop Ordinary of the Canadian Forces.
Informal Session (Committee of the Whole)
Moved by: Mr. David Jones
Seconded by: The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
That this General Synod move into an informal session for the consideration of this motion. CARRIED
The proposed reduction in the size of the Council of General Synod was discussed.
That this General Synod move out of informal session. CARRIED
The resolution was then put and was - CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act 19
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod - Membership
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Constitution - Section 35 - Providing for COGS to meet by video and telephone conference

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9732
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 20
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 20
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That section 35 of the Constitution be amended to add the following:
- c.1) Meetings of the Council of General Synod need not be in-person; some or all of the members may participate in meetings by telephone, video or other electronic means.
CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act. 20
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod - Rules and practice
Meetings - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Teleconferencing - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Videoconferencing - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Continuing Discussion about whether and how the structures of the church need to be modified to support and enhance mission

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9758
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 46
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 46
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
Canon Dr. Randall Fairey
Text
That this General Synod confirm and reiterate its commitment to continuing the conversation about whether and how the diocesan, provincial and national structures need to be modified to support and enhance mission, and requests the whole Church to make this conversation a priority during the next triennium.
Friendly Amendment
The mover and seconder accepted a friendly amendment moved by The Rt. Rev. Michael Bird and seconded by The Rt. Rev. James Cowan:
That the existing wording be numbered "1" and the following be added at the end thereof:
"2. Request the Provinces to undertake a discussion of the appropriate number of dioceses and the appropriate boundaries within the Province, and inform General Synod 2013 of the result of these discussions".
Amendment
Moved by: The Most Rev. David Ashdown
Seconded by; The Rt. Rev. Donald Phillips
That the motion be amended by deleting Section 2. DEFEATED
Motion to Divide
Moved by: The Rev. Elliott Siteman
Seconded by: The Rev. Trevor Lightfoot
That the motion be divided and the clauses be debated and voted on separately.
The Primate sought advice from the Assessors as to whether the motion to divide was in order. The Assessors advised that it was in order to divide the motion.
The motion to divide was put and was DEFEATED.
The amended resolution which reads:
That this General Synod:
1. Confirm and reiterate its commitment to continuing the conversation about whether and how the diocesan, provincial and national structures need to be modified to support and enhance mission, and requests the whole Church to make this conversation a priority during the next triennium; and
2. Request the Provinces to undertake a discussion of the appropriate number of dioceses and the appropriate boundaries within the Province, and inform General Synod 2013 of the result of these discussions
was put and was CARRIED Act 46
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Structure
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses - Boundaries
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Declaration of Principles – Membership in General Synod - First Reading

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9725
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 13
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 13
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Susan Moxley
Text
That this General Synod give first reading to amend sections 3, 4 and 5 of the Declaration of Principles to read as follows:
3. Membership
- a) The General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada shall be organized in three Orders: the Order of Bishops, the Order of Clergy and the Order of Laity.
- b) Members of the Orders of Clergy and Laity shall be members of the diocesan synod, or eligible to be members of the diocesan synod, of the diocese they represent.
- c) The number of clergy and lay members elected by each diocese shall be determined relative to the population of the diocese.
- d) Each diocese shall elect the same number of lay members as clergy members.
- e) Each diocese shall be entitled to elect or appoint one youth representative, either clergy or lay, in addition to the clergy and lay members it is entitled to elect.
- f) Other non-diocesan or quasi-diocesan jurisdictions in the Church may also be entitled to representation as specified in the Constitution.
- g) The Constitution may provide for ex officio members of the General Synod.
4. Sessions
- The three Orders shall sit and vote together, except where specifically provided for in the Constitution, Canons or Rules of Order.
5. Voting by Dioceses
- The Rules of Order shall make provision for a vote by dioceses where demanded.
CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS Act 13
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Declaration of Principles
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Membership
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod - Rules and practice
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Report of the Nominating Committee - Council of General Synod

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9767
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 55
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 55
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Seconder
Mr. David Jones
Text
That the persons named in the Report of the Nominating Committee be elected to the Council of General Synod.
CARRIED Act 55
Notes
THE COUNCIL OF GENERAL SYNOD 2010 - 2013
Primate - The Most Rev. Fred Hiltz
Prolocutor - Canon Robert Falby
Deputy Prolocutor - The Ven. Harry Huskins
Chancellor - The Hon. Ronald Stevenson
General Secretary - The Ven. Dr. Michael Pollesel
Elected Members:
Province of British Columbia and Yukon
The Rt. Rev. James Cowan - Bishop - British Columbia
The Rev. Lynne McNaughton - Clergy - New Westminster
Canon Dr. Randall Fairey - Lay - Kootenay
Dr. Lela Zimmer - Lay - Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior
Miss Melissa Green - Youth - Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior
Province of Canada
The Rt. Rev. Dennis Drainville - Bishop - Quebec
The Very Rev. Josiah Noel - Clergy - Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador
Mrs. Cynthia Haines-Turner - Lay - Western Newfoundland
Mrs. Susan Winn - Lay - Montreal
Mr. Felix Cote-Gaudreau - Youth - Quebec
Province of Ontario
The Most Rev. Colin Johnson - Bishop - Toronto
The Ven. Dr. Michael Thompson - Clergy - Niagara
Mr. Ron Chaplin - Lay - Ottawa
Ms. Katie-Scarlett MacGillivray - Lay - Huron
Ms. Brianna Locke - Youth - Algoma
Province of Rupert’s Land
The Rt. Rev. Greg Kerr-Wilson - Bishop - Qu'Appelle
The Rev. Chris Harper - Clergy - Saskatchewan
The Rev. Canon Gene Packwood - Clergy - Calgary
Mrs. Verna Firth - Lay - Arctic
Mr. Peter Kitchekeesik - Lay - Keewatin
Mr. Jonathan Sinnatamby - Lay - Edmonton
Ms. Debbie Rye - Youth - Saskatchewan
Anglican Military Ordinariate of Canada
Major, the Rev. Michelle Staples - Clergy
Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples
The Ven. Sidney Black - Clergy
The Rev. Gloria Moses - Clergy
Evangelical Lutheran Church In Canada
The Rev. Douglas Reble - Clergy
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Nominating Committee
Anglican Church of Canada. Council of General Synod - Membership
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