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Acts of General Synod Referred to House of Bishops for Action and Information: Act. No. 58 - Ordinal

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Date
1977 November 2 - 4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 November 2 - 4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Bishop Goodman
Seconder
Archbishop Crabb
Prologue
"That this General Synod direct the Doctrine and Worship Committee, in consultation with the House of Bishops, to prepare an Ordinal for alternate use, study and comment in the Anglican Church of Canada, and to bring it to General Synod for discussion and appropriate action in 1980."
Text
"That the Nominating Committee be asked to make nominations to comply with this Act of Synod." CARRIED
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Acts of General Synod Referred to House of Bishops for Action and Information: Act. No. 72 - Commitment and Commissioning

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Date
1977 November 2 - 4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 November 2 - 4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archbishop Crabb
Seconder
Bishop Hollis
Prologue
"That the service entitled 'Commitment and Commissioning' be referred back to the Doctrine and Worship Committee for further study and work and after consultation with the House of Bishops be published for experimental use where authorized by the Bishop."
Text
"That the tree members of this House who are members of the Committee on Doctrine and Worship provide liaison between the Doctrine and Worship Committee and this House concerning Act. No. 72." CARRIED
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Canadian Interfaith Network (See also "In Camera" minutes)

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Date
1984 October - November
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-84
Date
1984 October - November
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-84
Mover
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Seconder
Bishop Parke-Taylor
Text
That when the report on the Canadian Interfaith Network has been received and questions addressed to the Committee, the House move into "in camera" to discuss the report. CARRIED #5-10-84
Notes
N.B. In camera minutes NOT included in electronic database.
The Rev. W. Lowe introduced the Rev. David MacDonald, president-Elect of the Canadian Interfaith Television Network, Dr. David Nostbakken, who has special responsibility for production and animation and the Rev. Canon Ebert Hobbs who has been involved in funding and development.
Mr. Lowe said that the two to three day hearing is to be held before the C.R.T.C. in November in Hull, Quebec. He reported that data revealed in the public hearing would be reviewed, and if approved, the licence will be issued in January or February of 1985.
Mr. MacDonald said that a free, no-pay television licence has been applied for. He stressed that a key question is the situation with the Roman Catholic Church whose real problem is both size and the Anglophone/Francophone division, further complicated by the fact that the Roman Catholic Church has had no personnel for communications for the past several years. He reported that the Canadian Conference of Catholic Bishops said that they felt it would not be appropriate for them to become further involved, as a Conference of Bishops, but would encourage regional participation.
Canon Hobbs reviewed financial statements which were distributed, for information. He reported that a Feasibility Study is now being conducted by Community Charitable Counselling Service and that their report will be part of the public document which is available at the Hearing. Among the questions and concerns raised by the Bishops were the following:
- What is the potential viewing audience ?
- What are the financial implications ?
- It was recognized that neo-religious groups will be given air time as well.
Dr. Nostbakken spoke regarding the Children's Broadcasting Institute. He said that research reveals that there is a large concern on the part of parents and teachers regarding the quality of programs which reach children. He stated that television has become a way of life for children and that, by the time they have graduated from high school, they have watched on an average of 15,000 hours of television. This has a great influence on their beliefs and attitudes.
Concern was expressed regarding production costs. Mr. MacDonald expressed the opinion that the C.R.T.C. will accept the Canadian Interfaith Network application, and Mr. Lowe added that the C.R.T.C. is concerned that the coalition of religious communities stay together in this endeavour.
Archbishop Scott reminded the Bishops that there is to be a meeting at 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, 6th November regarding the Canadian Interfaith Network, and enquired as to the possibility of any of the Bishops being present at that meeting. Unfortunately, all of the Bishops indicated that other commitments made attendance at that meeting impossible.
The Primate shared a letter which had been sent to the Rev. David MacDonald from the Jesuits in which they expressed enthusiastic support and indicated that financial support would be available for the Canadian Interfaith Network. The Jesuits indicated in their letter that they would encourage other Roman Catholic groups to give their support to the project.
Subjects
Canadian Interfaith Network
Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC)
In camera meetings
Mass media in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Religious broadcasting - Canada
Television in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Interdenominational cooperation
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Canons on Discipline - Canon XVII - Episcopal Jurisdiction Respecting the Clergy

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Date
1982 February 8-12
Source
House of Bishops Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1982 February 8-12
Source
House of Bishops Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archbishop Crabb
Seconder
Archbishop Hambidge
Text
In response to the letter from the General Secretary, this House approves the proposal that would make provision for the transfer of clergy employed at the National Office to the ecclesiastical jurisdiction of the Primate. CARRIED 10-2-82
Notes
It was agreed that the Committee on Organization be asked to study the many factors involved, recognizing that there must be a clear line of accountability. It was agreed, also, that the Organization Committee be asked to study the matter of transference of Diocesan titles.
Concern was raised regarding the House of Bishops' List. The Primate reported that the Rev. R. Johns is working on this and that he is to report to the Organization Committee and the House of Bishops.
The General Secretary noted that retired Bishops are, by Canon, now accountable to the Bishop in whose Diocese they reside.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod. Constitution. Canon XVII
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Licensing
House of Bishops' List
Retired bishops - Anglican Church of Canada
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Conscience Clause - Statement re

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Date
1983 May 30-June 3
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 6-6-83
Date
1983 May 30-June 3
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 6-6-83
Mover
Bishop Bothwell
Seconder
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Prologue
Moved by Bishop Short
Seconded by Bishop Stiff
That Archbishops and Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada are agreed that through the General Synod of 1975 the Church has expressed its will that women should be ordained to the Priesthood.
It is also agreed that the Conscience Clause which was approved at the time of this change in policy should continue in force. The House, however, deplores the misapplication which some members of the clergy and laity have made of the Clause. The refusal to read a Si Quis, to receive Holy Communion from a woman priest who is not the Celebrant at the Eucharist, to object to a woman ordained or not, publicly reciting the Divine Office, leading in prayers, preaching, or reading lessons, simply on the grounds that she is a woman, are not supported by the Conscience Clause. No action which questions the integrity of any priest or postulant on sexist grounds can be defended by an appeal to the Clause.
The House honours women priests, upholds them in its prayers, and desires only that God's will may be done in and through all priests whether female or male.
Text
That the following words in paragraph two be omitted:
The refusal to read a Si Quis, to receive Holy Communion from a woman priest who is not the Celebrant at the Eucharist, to object to a woman ordained or not, publicly reciting the Divine Office, leading in prayers, preaching, or reading lessons, simply on the grounds that she is a woman, are not supported by the Conscience Clause. CARRIED #6-6-83
Notes
It was agreed that the Amendment to Motion #49 in the Convening Circular proposed by Archbishop Garnsworthy should be the concluding paragraph of the Motion.
Bishops Short and Stiff withdrew their original Motion and proposed the following:
"That the following statement of the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada concerning the Conscience Clause June 1983, be presented to the General Synod:
`The Archbishops and Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada are agreed that through the General Synod of 1975 the Anglican Church of Canada has expressed its will that women may be ordained to the Priesthood.
It is also agreed that the Conscience Clause which was approved at the time of this change in policy should continue in force. The House, however, deplores the misapplication which some members of the Church have made of the Clause.
No action which questions the integrity of any priest or postulant on grounds of sex alone can be defended by an appeal to the Clause.
The House honours women priests, upholds them in its prayers, and desires only that God's will may be done in and through all priests whether female or male.
Christian love cannot be legislated, but needs to be practised and demonstrated more effectively in order to realize the community which belongs in the Body of Christ'." CARRIED
Subjects
Conscience clause (1975) - Anglican Church of Canada
Ordination of women - Anglican Church of Canada
Women clergy - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Parties and movements
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Continuing Education

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Date
1981 May 4-8
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1981 May 4-8
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archbishop Crabb
Seconder
Bishop Stiff
Prologue
Bishop Hollis reported that the subject of Bishops Continuing Education Seminars at the next meeting will deal with biological issues, rational suicide, etc. It was his opinion that four or five sessions would be necessary.
Text
That Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons be set aside for Continuing Education. CARRIED
Notes
Moved by Bishop Short, seconded by Archbishop Crabb,
That Wednesday evening be scheduled at the next meeting as a free evening. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops
Continuing education - Anglican Church of Canada
Suicide - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Bioethics - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Deployment of Ordained Women

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Date
1980 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1980 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Bishop Read
Seconder
Archbishop Crabb
Text
That the House ask Bishop Lawrence and Bishop Hatfield to bring the concerns of the House of Bishops on the deployment of ordained women to the Committee on Ministry, assemble facts and data available, and report back to the House at the May, 1981 meeting. CARRIED
Subjects
Ordination of women - Anglican Church of Canada
Women clergy - Anglican Church of Canada
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Doctrine and Worship - Joint Task Force on Christian Initiation

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Date
1981 November 2-6
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 7-11-81
Date
1981 November 2-6
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 7-11-81
Mover
Bishop Short
Seconder
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Prologue
In reporting on behalf of the Joint Task Force, Bishop Berry reported that work on the Alternative Service Book cannot go ahead without further clarification from the House, and recommended that consultants from the Episcopal Church in the USA be invited to assist.
Text
That two consecutive periods on one day be assigned at the February meeting of the House of Bishops for a study of the matter of Christian Initiation. CARRIED #7-11-81
Notes
The Ordinal
Bishop Berry reported that the Task Force on the Ordinal recommends that the Ordinal be placed in the Bishop's Book, and that it is hoped it will be ready for approval by the House in February, 1982, adding that copies will be distributed to all Bishops as soon as possible. Included in the Bishop's Book will be all Services which are used on a regular basis in the parish church. Bishop Short stressed that this will not replace the Prayer Book, but will provide Alternative Services.
The Psalter
Bishop Parke-Taylor reported that the Committee believes the Psalter of the Episcopal Church in the USA would be best for use in the Canadian Church.
Regret was expressed that it has not been possible to proceed with the appointment of a liturgical officer, and it was noted that this matter is to go before the November meeting of the National Executive Council.
Subjects
Christian initiation - Anglican Church of Canada
Liturgical renewal - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Liturgy
Ordinals (Liturgical books) - Anglican Church of Canada
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House of Bishops - Relationship to the National Executive Council

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Date
1987 October 13-18
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-87
Date
1987 October 13-18
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-10-87
Mover
Bishop Brown
Seconder
Archbishop Garnsworthy
Text
That this House of Bishops request the Primate to appoint a committee of members of the House of Bishops and the National Executive Council to consider the role of the House of Bishops in terms of its responsibility as representing the Order of Bishops between General Synods and to consider and make necessary recommendations concerning the relation of the House of Bishops and the National Executive Council. CARRIED
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Relations - Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council
Anglican Church of Canada - Government
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Minutes of the Meeting of August, 1977

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Date
1977 November 2 - 4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1977 November 2 - 4
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archbishop Crabb
Seconder
Bishop Sperry
Text
"That the Minutes of the meeting of August, 1977, with one correction, be accepted as circulated." CARRIED
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