"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 NEC request the Canadian Heraldic Authority to approve the Anglican Church of Canada flag in common usage and a badge with the Cross of St. George with four green leaves and stems coming from the Cross, on a white background. CARRIED #04-11-94
Presentation at General Synod 1995 : The General Secretary advised that the Governor General of Canada will be invited to General Synod 1995 in Ottawa to present the Coat of Arms, Flag and Badge to the Anglican Church of Canada.
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
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.
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.
That Wednesday and Thursday mornings and afternoons be set aside for Continuing Education. CARRIED
Moved by Bishop Short, seconded by Archbishop Crabb,
That Wednesday evening be scheduled at the next meeting as a free evening. CARRIED
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
Archdeacon Boyles advised that, since NEC's approval of this Policy and its Guidelines in November 1993, several concerns had been expressed and that additional changes had recently been proposed to, and approved by, the Officers of the General Synod.
Moved by : Dr. David Gould
Seconded by : Archdeacon Barry Hollowell
That the recommendations for changes to this document, approved by the Officers, be considered as one resolution. CARRIED
That the following amendments to the National Policy and Guidelines on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault be approved. CARRIED #07-11-94
That the House extends an invitation to the leaders of the Conference after they have prepared their report, to attend a meeting of the House to discuss the findings and resolutions from the Conference. CARRIED 18-2-82