"That the Primate be requested to prepare a Pastoral Letter to the Church on self-discipline in relation to the under-privileged of our own country and of the rest of the world to be circulated pre-Lent." CARRIED
"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."
"That the Nominating Committee be asked to make nominations to comply with this Act of Synod." CARRIED
"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."
"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
"That the House of Bishops requests the Organization Committee to evaluate and reconsider the Canon on the Primacy, coming to grips especially with an evaluation of the present Canon as it relates to the future style of the Primacy. We would request that an in-depth study be made of the pastoral-episcopal privileges of the Primate and that in these deliberations an adequate representation of the House of Bishops be included." CARRIED
"That this House send a message to Archbishop Coggan encouraging him to consider calling another Lambeth Conference and asking him what share of the cost the Canadian Church might be expected to bear." CARRIED
Discussion took place as to whether the House ought to attempt to re-open, on the floor of General Synod, the subject of the next date of Synod. It was decided to take no action.
"That the House of Bishops meet from December third to tenth, 1973." CARRIED
N.B. Because of difficulties which arose in arranging accommodation, it became necessary to schedule the December meeting of the House of Bishops for December 2-7, 1973.
It was generally agreed that, due to the amount of material addressed from General Synod to the House of Bishops, the House meet in Niagara Falls on November 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. The Bishops' wives are invited to accompany their respective husbands.
"That Number 2 be amended to read: 'The Chairman of the four such assemblies shall in each case be a person present who shall have already been appointed to the General Synod Nominating Committee." CARRIED