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CANADIAN COMPANIONS OF THE EPISCOPAL DIOCESE OF JERUSALEM TERMS OF REFERENCE #023-04-11-11

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Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution15-11-11
Date
2011 November 18-20
Source
Council of General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution15-11-11
Mover
Archbishop Colin Johnson
Seconder
Canon Dr. Randall Fairey
Prologue
The Primate introduced the resolution. He spoke of General Synod's strong ongoing partnership with Jerusalem and reminded Council of the General Synod 2010 resolution calling on the Anglican Church of Canada to strengthen relationships for peace that included “supporting the formation of national network of Canadian Companions of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.”
Text
That the Council of General Synod approve the Terms of Reference for the Canadian Companions of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.
ADOPTED #15-11-11
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
Canadian Companions of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem - Terms of reference
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Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 25
Date
2013 July 3-7
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 25
Mover
The Rev. Canon Richard LeSueur
Seconder
The Rt. Rev. Michael Ingham
Text
That this General Synod:
i. To observe the Seventh Sunday of Easter, commonly known as the Sunday after Ascension Day, as Jerusalem Sunday;
ii. On that day give special attention to the work of the Anglican Church in the land of our Lord’s birth, death and resurrection, and;
iii. On that day take up a special financial offering as a gift to the Diocese of Jerusalem.
CARRIED Act 25
Subjects
Jerusalem Sunday
Anglican Church of Canada - Relations - Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East
Episcopal Church in Jerusalem and the Middle East. Diocese of Jerusalem
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Strengthening Partnership with Diocese of Jerusalem

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official9755
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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