That this National Executive Council recognizes with gratitude the 30th Anniversary of John Ligertwood's service as National Treasurer of our Church. We are grateful for his many gifts and extraordinary faithfulness in that office. CARRIED
Canon Crawford and the Rev. Michael Lloyd spoke to the report which gave information on Audited Statements, the Book of Alternative Services, Computer, and Sales and Expenses.
Attached to the report were the following Guidelines for Permission to Copy Book of Alternative Services material.
Guidelines for permission to copy BAS material.
Permission may be given automatically by the Executive Secretary in the office of the Liturgical Officer (either in writing or on the telephone) when an application is made for permission to copy BAS material for use in the following circumstances:
1. for use in a special liturgy on a specific occasion, e.g. an ordination, a marriage, especially if the names of the principals and the date will be included in the printed materials;
2. for use at a workshop, training event, or residential meeting, for that occasion only;
3. for use in parishes and college chapels, during an introductory period, for six months from the date of first use.
Applicants must be warned that some parts of the BAS are copyrighted by other publishers and that they should check the footnotes and acknowledgements and seek the permission of the source publisher, if necessary.
Applicants to whom permission is given should be asked to include the following formula in their material: "Copyright c 1985 by the General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada. Used with permission.
Applicants who wish to adapt material or publish their own liturgical texts containing a selection of BAS materials, or who wish to publish liturgical texts for permanent use, should be advised that their application will be referred to the General Secretary, the Director of the Anglican Book Centre, and the Liturgical Officer. Those making oral requests will be asked to submit a written application.
Tribute was paid to Michael Lloyd for his excellent management of the Anglican Book Centre; also to Paul Gibson and Robert Maclennan for their work on the Book of Alternative Services.
Note was made of the fact that Mr. Lloyd has been assisting other Anglican Book stores in Canada.
That the report of the Anglican Book Centre be received with the expression of thanks to the whole staff of the Anglican Book Centre. CARRIED
That the National Executive Council request the Inter-Church Relations Committee, the Program Committee and dioceses to give favourable consideration to the request of the Anglican Consultative Council for support of the Emergency Fund being raised by the Council. CARRIED
Bishop Bothwell asked Bishop Lackey to report on the Evaluation Committee. The evaluation will be done in two stages by means of questionnaires with a report to the November meeting of the National Executive Council.
The Primate suggested two supporting factors in connection with Anglicans in Mission: the dedication of Mrs. Joy Maclaren and the work of the Community Counselling Service.
"That an expression of appreciation be sent to Mrs. Maclaren." CARRIED Act 25
That this National Executive Council express its deep appreciation for the invaluable work of the Rev. Canon Reginald Turpin, in keeping the French/English question before The Anglican Church of Canada. CARRIED by applause