That the National Executive Council request the Executive of the Anglicans in Mission National Steering Committee to appoint a task force to work with staff to plan and implement a Plan of Celebration June 1983 - June 1984, and that a budget of $4,000 to implement the Celebration process be approved and charged to Anglicans in Mission. CARRIED
That the National Executive Council appoint immediately an Evaluation Task Force to include some members of the National Steering Committee of Anglicans in Mission, to report to the National Executive Council in May 1984.
That a budget of $10,000 be approved for the evaluation process and charged to Anglicans in Mission. CARRIED
The report of Anglicans in Mission was introduced by Bishop Bothwell, Vice-Chairman of the National Committee. He stressed the need for "moving forward together."
Canon Hobbs, the National Director, reported as follows:
a) 29 dioceses have decided to participate;
b) the National Case has been developed;
c) 34 Clergy Conferences will be held before mid-December;
d) a seminar for Diocesan Directors is scheduled for December 14-16, 1981.
Mr. Kevin Allen and Mr. Wm. Hanrahan, of the Community Counselling Service explained details of the program and expressed satisfaction with progress to date.
Canon Hobbs presented the National Case and requested the National Executive Council to give it general approval as a working document with the understanding that there may be changes between now and May, 1982. The Council spent considerable time commenting on the Case statement and suggesting various amendments and corrections.
That the National Executive Council adopt the National Case with necessary revisions and corrections, provided that the sub-title on page 13 be changed to read "Additional Programs to be Funded as Money is Available." CARRIED
That the National Executive Council accept the Over Twenty Million Dollar Committee's understanding of its Terms of Reference and ask them to continue the work on that basis. CARRIED
Terms of Reference
It was agreed that the Committees terms of reference would have it establish criteria for spending overage funds and then receive applications for those funds and see that such applications are presented to the appropriate bodies.
Mr. Ligertwood reviewed a memorandum entitled "Development of the Church House Property.
That the membership of the task force on the redevelopment of Church House property as stated in the memorandum be confirmed, and authorized to carry on discussions with the prospective developer. CARRIED