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ANGLICAN JOURNAL AND COMMUNICATIONS AND INFORMATION RESOURCES JOINT WORKING GROUP #017-05-18-11 to 017-06-18-11 - Future of Print Publications

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10667
Date
2018 November 23-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-11-18
Date
2018 November 23-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 05-11-18
Mover
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Seconder
Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Text
Be it resolved: That this Council of General Synod recommend that General Synod endorse in principle the investment in an enhanced digital presence at the national and diocesan levels. ADOPTED #CoGS 05-18-11 [05-11-18]
Subjects
Communication - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Communications and Information Resources Dept.
Anglican Church of Canada. Anglican Journal
Anglican Church of Canada. Anglican Journal and Communications and Information Resources Joint Working Group
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Report of the Primate’s Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry and Recommendations

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10376
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 33
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 33
Mover
The Rev. Canon Todd Townshend
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Text
That this General Synod: 1. receive the Final Report of the Primate’s Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry and adopt Competencies for Theological Education for Ordination to the Priesthood in the Anglican Church of Canada and commend this document to the dioceses for implementation; 2. a. request the Primate in consultation with the Council of General Synod to develop pathways to support implementation by dioceses of the Competencies and report on such implementation on a regular basis to the Council of General Synod. b. direct the Council of General Synod to build on the work of this Commission to fulfill its responsibilities for theological education by: · coordinating a national register of recommended resource persons for ministry formation to assist in the achievement of the Competencies; · identifying and/or developing other resources to assist in the implementation of these competencies across the church, as appropriate, e.g. teachers, mentors, programmatic materials and centres of excellence in teaching and ministerial formation; · strengthening stewardship, including increased financial capacity to support ministerial development, and more effective approaches to the distribution of these resources. 3. Direct the Council of General Synod to undertake the emergent work recommended during this consultation process, as follows: a. develop mechanisms to ensure that the Competencies continue to reflect the current needs of the Church; b. develop ways to support the faith formation of the whole people of God, with a view to formation in community for discipleship and mission; c. develop guidelines for competencies for the diaconate; d. develop guidelines for competencies for the episcopate; e. consider the development of a national roster of ordained ministry personnel; f. continue to work in concert with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada in all of these recommended initiatives, and to work more broadly ecumenically where appropriate. 4. request that the House of Bishops a. create regular opportunities to reflect together upon the meaning and significance of the Competencies and upon their implementation; b. develop ways of strengthening the mutual accountability of bishops in the exercise of their responsibilities regarding ordination within the mandates of the General Synod. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 33
Subjects
Theological education - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Training of
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry
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RESOURCES FOR MISSION RESOLUTION #032-07-18-11 to 032-08-18-11 - Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee Amended Terms of Reference

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10670
Date
2018 November 23-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 08-11-18
Date
2018 November 23-25
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 08-11-18
Mover
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Seconder
Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Prologue
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman, CoGS representative on the Resources for Mission (RFM) Coordinating Committee, spoke to the motion to amend the committee’s terms of reference. Bishop Chapman noted that the amendment cleans up language and makes the terms of reference more contemporary to current context.
Text
Be it resolved: That the Council of General Synod approve the Terms of Reference for the Resources for Mission Committee, as amended by the committee at their April 2018 meeting. ADOPTED #CoGS 08-18-11 [08-11-18]
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee - Terms of Reference
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Strengthening Partnership with Diocese of Jerusalem

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 43
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 43
Mover
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Seconder
The Ven. Ronald Harrison
Text
That this General Synod:
1) In thanksgiving for the long partnership of the Anglican Church of Canada with the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, commit the Anglican Church of Canada to:
- a. Pray for peace, calling on Canadian Anglicans to:
-- i. pray regularly for the diocese of Jerusalem and for Christians in the Land of the Holy One, and for peace for all people in Palestine and Israel
-- ii. designate one Sunday a year for prayers. (According to the Anglican Cycle of Prayer, Jerusalem is particularly remembered on Palm Sunday.)
- b. Educate for peace, encouraging Canadian Anglicans to:
-- i. study the history and current events of the land of the diocese of Jerusalem, including Jerusalem, Palestine, Gaza, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon and Syria
-- ii. post links on parish and diocesan websites to Anglican Church of Canada, KAIROS, Anglican Communion, World Council of Churches and Diocese of Jerusalem websites
-- iii. host and/or participate in at least one event a year to discuss and learn about realities and issues of Palestinian and Arab Christians in the Middle East, in partnership with ELCIC events as possible
-- iv. enable Canadian distribution of Palestinian products and services
- c. Strengthen relationships for peace by:
-- i. supporting the formation of national network of Canadian Companions of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem
-- ii. broadening the profile of St. George‘s College Jerusalem, in collaboration with the North American Regional Council of St. George‘s College
-- iii. inviting financial and other forms of support from Canadian Anglicans for the health care, educational, and interfaith ministries of the diocese.
-- iv. fostering links with the Diocese of Jerusalem through the Theological Students International Internship Program, Volunteers in Mission, and the new companionship between the dioceses of Jerusalem and Ottawa
-- v. promoting Canadian Anglican group visits to Land of the Holy One in cooperation with the diocese of Jerusalem and Christian tour guides
2) And:
- a) Request the Faith, Worship and Ministry Committee to provide information, guidelines, and resources for parishes and dioceses to participate in multi-faith dialogues in their own communities; and
- b) Request the Partners in Mission and Ecojustice Committee to develop a resource for Canadian Anglican pilgrims to the region.
CARRIED Act 43
Notes
[The Rt. Rev. Suheil Dawani and Mrs. Shafeeqa Dawani attended General Synod as Overseas Partners. Bishop Dawani and Mrs. Dawani addressed Synod. The text of Bishop Dawani's address is included in the official Journal of Proceedings as Appendix c.]
Subjects
Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East. Diocese of Jerusalem
Anglican Church of Canada - Relations - Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East
Peace - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Middle East - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Palestinian Arabs - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Palestinian Christians
St. George's College (Jerusalem)
Pilgrims and pilgrimages - Middle East
Tourism - Middle East
Tourism - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Dawani, Suheil, 1951-
Dawani, Shafeeqa
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Supporting Creation Care Across the Church (2)

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official10379
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 36
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 36
Mover
The Rt. Rev. Michael Bird
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Text
That this General Synod assist Dioceses in aiding parishes in the living out of a commitment to the 5th Mark of Mission by encouraging Dioceses to:
- Support the establishment and/or ongoing work of diocesan "Creation Matters" task groups;
· Provide budget for staff support and the ongoing operation of a national level Creation Matters network. encouraging parishes to:
· Undertake green audits in partnership with Greening Sacred Spaces;
· Participate in the Green-Up Database in partnership with the Canada Green Building Council* to establish baselines for the performance of buildings against which to measure energy efficiencies over time;
· Stimulate the creation of funds to implement environmental improvements recommended in green audit reports through a combination of grants and repayable contributions;
· Communicate their parish greening strategies and results
CARRIED WITH NO DEBATE Act 36
Notes
*The listed partner organizations may be replaced or added to if necessary.
Subjects
Ecology - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Greening Anglican Spaces
Greening Sacred Spaces
Green audits - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Marks of Mission
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Theological Education for Presbyteral Ministry

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9749
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 37
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 37
Mover
The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Seconder
Dr. Lela Zimmer
Text
That this General Synod:
1. affirm the continued need of the church to make the formation of persons for ministry a continuing priority of the church in the coming triennium;
2. request the Primate to appoint a 'Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry' which shall report to the Council of General Synod and the House of Bishops through Faith, Worship and Ministry.
CARRIED Act 37
Subjects
Theological education - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Training of
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry
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