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Council for Social Service

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Date
1934 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1934 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Dr. Vance
Seconder
Archdeacon Andrew
Text
That the suggested Council of the Churches on British Migration be referred to the Executive of the Social Service Council with power to act. CARRIED in both Houses.
Subjects
Canada - Emigration and immigration
Canada - Emigration and immigration - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Great Britain - Emigration and immigration
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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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[Report of the Committee on Reunion]

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Date
1931 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1931 September
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Principal Waller
Seconder
Archdeacon Andrew
Prologue
The Report of the Committee on Reunion was presented by Principal Waller and the following Resolutions were considered:
1. That a representative Committee on Reunion with an Executive be appointed by the General Synod to study continuously the whole question of the Reunion on Christendom and to deal with such special problems and opportunities relating there to as may from time to time arise; and to report, before taking formal action, to the General Synod or to its Executive Council.
2. That a committee on Faith and Order be appointed and instructed to co-operate with the Committee on Reunion.
3. That the Committee on Faith and Order be instructed to appoint a committee of Theologians to assist them in the study of the Lausanne reports and particularly as to their consistency with the standards of the Church of England in Canada.
4. That the Synod sanctions the raising of contributions as hitherto to defray our reasonable share of the expenses necessarily incurred in the continuation of work of the World Conference on Faith and Order.
Text
Resolved, That Recommendation 1 be adopted. CARRIED
Resolved, That Recommendation 2 be adopted. CARRIED
Resolved, That Recommendation 3 be adopted. CARRIED
Resolved, That Recommendation 4 be adopted. CARRIED
Resolved, That the Report as a whole be adopted. CARRIED
Subjects
Church of England in Canada. Committee on Reunion
Christian union - Anglican Church of Canada
Church of England in Canada. Faith and Order Committee
World Conference on Faith and Order (1st : 1927 : Lausanne, Switzerland)
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