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National Executive Council Membership

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Date
1973 May
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 90
Date
1973 May
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 90
Mover
Archdeacon A.E. Thain
Seconder
Dean R.E. Ivany
Text
THAT General Synod request National Executive Council to consider the best way of securing the membership of the Metropolitans on the National Executive Council when desired without depriving the Metropolitical dioceses of the chance for lay or clerical representation, and if necessary to prepare a change of Constitution for submission to General Synod.
CARRIED IN BOTH ORDERS Act 90
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council - Membership
Anglican Church of Canada - Archbishops
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
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Report of Committee on Method of Electing the Primate

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Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1927 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Archdeacon Balfour
Seconder
Dr. Blagrave
Prologue
Message No.3 "Report of the Committee on Method of Electing the Primate" consideration of which had been deferred until the Report should be in the hands of the members of the House, was now considered. The following Report was read by the Deputy-Prolocutor:
Committee on Method of Electing the Primate
The Committee met on Monday evening, Sept. 12th, 1927, in the City Hall, Kingston, Ont.
There were present, the Archbishops of Huron and New Westminster, the Bishops of Fredericton, Montreal, Ottawa and Saskatchewan, and Chancellor Gisborne.
The Archbishop of Huron was elected chairman of the Committee in succession to the Archbishop of Algoma.
The Chairman reviewed the work of the Committee hitherto and read the correspondence which had been handed to him by the Archbishop of Algoma. The correspondence covered a period from 1921 to the present time.
After a full consideration of the present situation and of suggested changes, the Committee passed the following resolution, viz.:
"That the Committee, after careful consideration of many points of view, both practical and historical, that have been brought before them, have come to the conclusion that they can recommend no change in the method of the election of the Primate."
The Committee now beg to submit this Report and recommend its adoption.
David Huron, Chairman; John Charles Ottawa, Secretary; Sept. 12, 1927, Kingston, Ont.
Text
Resolved, That this House concurs in Message No.3.
Notes
No.3 Election of Primate
That the Report of the Committee on the Method of Election of Primate be adopted recommending that no change be made in the manner of the election and that the Lower House be asked to concur.
No.3A
That the Lower House concurs in Message No.3 of the Upper House.
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Smoking During Synod Sessions

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Date
1973 May
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
[Act unnumbered]
Date
1973 May
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
[Act unnumbered]
Mover
Mrs. M. Dalton
Seconder
Archdeacon A.E. Thain
Text
THAT there be no smoking in the House.
An amendment to this motion was
Moved by: Mr. G.C. Hodge
Seconded by: Mr. D.S. Mitchell
"That we delete the words after the word, 'that' and substitute, 'one area be reserved for non-smokers and one for smokers'."
The amendment was DEFEATED IN ORDER OF DELEGATES
The original motion was then put and CARRIED IN BOTH ORDERS.
Subjects
Smoking - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod
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Statement of Mission

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Date
1973 May
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 92
Date
1973 May
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 92
Mover
Archbishop W.L. Wright
Seconder
Archdeacon A.E. Thain
Text
THAT the General Synod offer a statement of mission and commend its use in the Church:
1. the Mission for Christians is to offer to God the worship which is his due;
2. to make known to all men the Gospel of Jesus Christ;
3. to live out that Gospel by mutual concern and fellowship for one another across the world.
The original motion was put and CARRIED IN BOTH ORDERS. Act 92
Subjects
Mission statements - Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod
Mission of the church - Anglican Church of Canada
Evangelism - Anglican Church of Canada
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