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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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Date
2003 April 28 - May 2
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-16
Date
2003 April 28 - May 2
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-03-04-16
Mover
Archbishop Crawley
Seconder
Archbishop Hutchison
Text
That the meeting of the House of Bishops adjourn. CARRIED Res.#HB-03-04-16
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops - Adjournment
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Agenda Committee [Message to the Church]

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Date
2002 October 25-29
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-02-10-08
Statement
Date
2002 October 25-29
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution HB-02-10-08
Statement
Mover
Bishop Ashdown
Seconder
Archbishop Hutchison
Prologue
A revised copy of a "Message to the Church" (which the bishops had worked on and discussed while in camera) was distributed to the members for discussion. The document was a statement from the House of Bishops to the Church in response to the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster's decision to bless the union of same sex couples.
Text
That the House of Bishops approve its "Message to the Church" for distribution. CARRIED #HB-02-10-08
Notes
(Vote: 28 in support, 9 opposed, and 1 abstention.)
Archbishop Peers commended the bishops for the quality of their discussion. He said that as the President of the House of Bishops, he would support what it had decided.
Bishops Anderson, Atagotaaluk, Burton and Ferris asked that their motions about the blessing same sex unions be withdrawn. (The two motions had been distributed to the members of the House when it was not in session, and had not been put on the floor formally.)
Archbishop Morgan reminded the bishops of the need to move in camera in order to decide whether or not to release any of the information discussed while they were in camera.
Appendix ii
A Message to the Church
In the name of God, the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit.
The House of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Canada, meeting in Mississauga on October 28, 2002, issues the following statement in response to the decision of the Synod of the Diocese of New Westminster to bless same-sex unions.
We are called to be one in the Body of Christ (John 17:21). We know that on the issue of same-sex unions differing convictions are deeply held in the House of Bishops, throughout our church and beyond. The decision of New Westminster has caused pain for some and joy in others. Over the past four years this Diocese undertook an extensive process of study that has led them to their decision. We recognize that members of the diocese on every side of the issue have suffered pain.
Eight parishes of the Diocese of New Westminster have requested alternative Episcopal oversight for themselves. Before the fracture widens we urge all involved to engage in a process of reconciliation (2 Corinthians 5:18) on the basis of the general principles passed by the Diocesan Synod in June 2002. Although the precise terms of the conversation will be established within the Diocese we propose that the following elements should be part of it.
1. The conversation should be enabled by a mutually agreed to facilitator.
2. The process should provide `safety' for all participants by setting at least these standards:
a. Being respectful of each other's faith journey.
b. Listening respectfully.
c. Asking `inviting' questions.
d. Attempting to understand from the view points of others.
We request that those outside the diocese respect the integrity of this process and allow it to proceed without intervention.
In recent years some dioceses in the Anglican Church of Canada have made individual decisions to recognize or forbid, and in this one instance, to bless same-sex unions. We have spent much of our time at these meetings discussing our response to these situations. We are unable to speak with a unanimous voice on this issue of national concern especially with regard to the subject of homosexuality in the light of scripture. We are referring the matter of the blessing of same-sex unions to our national governing body, the General Synod (2004) for discussion and if possible, resolution.
We agree that we will not make individual decisions in any additional dioceses during the interim. Until the time of resolution all bishops are asked to uphold the 1997 Guidelines of the House of Bishops on Human Sexuality.
We call the church to prayer in this difficult and demanding time in our life in Christ.
Subjects
Same sex unions - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Homosexuality - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Church of Canada
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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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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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The Diocese of New Westminster

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Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-04
Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-04
Mover
Archbishop Hutchison
Seconder
Bishop Howe
Prologue
Later in the day, the bishops continued their discussion about Anglican unity.
Text
"That the House move into a committee of the whole." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-04
Notes
Bishop Burton offered a substitute to the motion which he and Bishop Bruce had proposed earlier to the House of Bishops.
Moved by: Bishop Burton
Seconded by: Bishop Bruce
"That in light of the Primates' Statement of October 16, 2003, we ask all parties involved in, or seeking, extra-territorial Episcopal oversight as specified below (Footnote 1) to stand down to allow for the work of the recently appointed Anglican Communion [Lambeth] Commission. With this in view we request the Primate of Canada, without prejudice to the provincial autonomy of the Anglican Church of Canada, to invite the Archbishop of Canterbury on behalf of the Primates, to initiate a process towards the provision of adequate alternative Episcopal oversight. Moreover we respectfully request the Archbishop of Canterbury to arrange for a report back to this House at its April 2004 meeting, and for him or his designate soon to arrange interim Episcopal oversight for the parishes in dispute with the Bishop and Synod of New Westminster, in consultation with the Bishop of New Westminster and the parishes concerned.
(Footnote 1) "a) Request the Bishop of Yukon to refrain from exercising Episcopal ministry in the Diocese of New Westminster
b) Request that the Metropolitan of British Columbia and Yukon stay disciplinary proceedings against the Bishop of Yukon
c) Request that the Bishop of New Westminster see a stay of disciplinary proceedings against the priests of his diocese against whom such proceedings have been initiated."
Discussion followed.
Copies of a motion moved by Bishop Hiltz and seconded by Archbishop Finlay were distributed.
Moved By: Bishop Hiltz
Seconded by: Archbishop Finlay
"That this House of Bishops acknowledges with gratitude the establishment of the Commission called for by the Primates in their statement of October 16, 2003, welcomes the announcement of the members appointed, and commits itself prayerfully to uphold them in the task they have accepted."
The Primate asked for a show of hands to test the mind of the House regarding the order the motions should be dealt with.
Motions by:
1. Bishop Burton and Bishop Bruce
2. Archbishop Hutchison and Archbishop Clarke
3. Archbishop Hutchison and Archbishop Finlay
4. Bishop Hiltz and Archbishop Finlay
Bishop Stavert noted that the bishops had heard from Bishops Ingham and Hockin, but had not had an opportunity to hear from Bishop Buckle about the situation in the Diocese of New Westminster. He asked whether it would be possible for the Bishop of Yukon to speak.
Bishop Buckle said that he thought he would be able to accept and work with some of what had been proposed. He made a few comments about the role of the Episcopal Visitor in the Diocese of New Westminster and stated that the had not discouraged the disaffected parishes from accepting the offer of an Episcopal Visitor. However, once the disaffected parishes announced that they would not accept the Episcopal Visitor, and had indicated that they wanted him to continue to give Episcopal oversight to them, he felt that he could not leave them. Bishop Buckle shared his feeling that it was important that the proceedings of discipline against the priest of the disaffected parishes and him be dropped. He said it would be difficult for him to consider withdrawing from the dissenting parishes if it meant they would then be left in a vacuum. Bishop Buckle concluded by asking, "If I withdraw, where am I leaving them ? If a solution could be found where they could say 'yes, this is good' then I would be able to withdraw."
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Church of Canada
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The Diocese of New Westminster

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Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-05
Resolution 03-10-06
Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-05
Resolution 03-10-06
Mover
Archbishop Clarke
Seconder
Archbishop Hutchison
Prologue
The bishops voted to address the motion by Archbishop Hutchison and Archbishop Clarke first.
Moved by: Bishop Wallace
Seconded by: Bishop Ashdown
"That the motion be put to the House." CARRIED #HB-03-10-05
Text
"That in response to the 'Statement by the Primates of the Anglican Communion' (October 16, 2003) the Primate be asked to establish a task force of the House of Bishops
- to draw up terms and conditions for 'adequate provision for Episcopal oversight of dissenting minorities' in the Anglican Church of Canada,
- to consult through the Primate 'with the Archbishop of Canterbury on behalf of the Primates',
- and to report to the April 2004 meeting of the House of Bishops." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-06
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Adequate/Alternative Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
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The Diocese of New Westminster

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Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-07
Date
2003 October 27-31
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 03-10-07
Mover
Archbishop Crawley
Seconder
Archbishop Hutchison
Prologue
The motion moved by Archbishop Hutchison and seconded by Archbishop Finlay about enabling the Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities was put on the floor. There was some discussion about making an amendment to part four of it.
Text
"That the House of Bishops refer the motion (by Archbishops Hutchison and Finlay) and the subject under discussion to a writing group to be named by the chair, which will report back at 7 p.m." CARRIED Res. #HB-03-10-07
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of New Westminster
Alternative episcopal oversight - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Adequate/Alternative Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
Anglican Church of Canada. Primate's Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Alternative Episcopal Oversight
Anglican Church of Canada. House of Bishops. Task Force on Episcopal Oversight for Dissenting Minorities
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