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CONCURRENCE WITH DIOCESAN BOUNDARY CHANGES #029-01-13-11

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Date
2013 November 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 08-11-13
Date
2013 November 14-17
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 08-11-13
Mover
Chancellor David Jones
Seconder
Bishop Lydia Mamakwa
Prologue
Noting that General Synod had delegated to COGS the authority to approve a change to diocesan boundaries, Chancellor David Jones outlined the proposed changes necessary for the creation of the new Diocese of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh.
Text
That: Exercising the authority delegated to it by General Synod, Council of General Synod approve the boundary changes to the Dioceses of Keewatin, Rupert’s Land, and Brandon occasioned by the creation of the new diocese in Northern Ontario, subject to consent being given to these changes by the Executive Council of the Ecclesiastical Province of Rupert’s Land as authorized by the Provincial Synod.
ADOPTED #08-11-13
Notes
Bishop Lydia Mamakwa expressed gratitude for the support received on the journey of self determination. She spoke of the meaning and significance of the name of the new diocese, The Diocese of the Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh.
The new diocese, a member of the Council of the North, will be born on June 4th, the birth date of William Winter, and Bishop Lydia will be its first diocesan bishop. “The vision of the elders is being fulfilled.”
The Primate thanked Bishop Lydia for her leadership.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Indigenous Spiritual Ministry of Mishamikoweesh
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses - Boundaries
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Keewatin - Boundaries
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Rupert's Land - Bounaries
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Brandon - Boundaries
Mamakwa, Lydia, 1957-
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