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Report of the Committee on Ministry

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Date
1983 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 44
Date
1983 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 44
Mover
Very Rev. J.R.H. Fowler
Seconder
Rt. Rev. L.F. Hatfield
Prologue
The Very Reverend J.R.H. Fowler spoke to the report of the Committee on Ministry. Courtesies of the House were requested for, and extended to,
Mrs. Marjorie Powles, Rev. H.B. Barrett
Canon R.R. Purdy spoke to a visual presentation on baptismal ministry.
Text
"That this General Synod request the Committee on Ministry to carry out further study of the Diaconate and to encourage this throughout the Church by such means as: regional conferences; brochures and other material to stimulate discussion; the focussing of questions about the Diaconate (such as its relationship to the priesthood) in appropriate places in the Church, and the development of other appropriate modes of study,"
The Expenditure Committee recommended that any funding needed to finance the action of this motion should be referred to the Program Committee. The motion was put and CARRIED Act 44
Subjects
Deacons - Anglican Church of Canada
Ministry - Anglican Church of Canada
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Date
1983 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 103
Date
1983 June
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 103
Mover
Dr. M.J. Allen
Seconder
Rt. Rev. L.F. Hatfield
Text
"That this General Synod, recognizing the need for more positive attitudes towards the aging process and towards older adults:
1) welcomes the initiative being taken by the Program Committee to advance the spiritual, social and personal well being of the elderly;
2) urges the new Program Committee to continue to provide guidance and leadership for study and programs in this area;
3) recommends that in discerning the special gifts and needs of older people this be done where possible in co-operation with other churches and groups, and that in assigning responsibilities, older men and women be included in planning and leadership." CARRIED Act 103
Subjects
Aged - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Church work with the aged - Anglican Church of Canada
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