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Continuing Discussion about whether and how the structures of the church need to be modified to support and enhance mission

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Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 46
Date
2010 June 3-11
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 46
Mover
Mr. David Jones
Seconder
Canon Dr. Randall Fairey
Text
That this General Synod confirm and reiterate its commitment to continuing the conversation about whether and how the diocesan, provincial and national structures need to be modified to support and enhance mission, and requests the whole Church to make this conversation a priority during the next triennium.
Friendly Amendment
The mover and seconder accepted a friendly amendment moved by The Rt. Rev. Michael Bird and seconded by The Rt. Rev. James Cowan:
That the existing wording be numbered "1" and the following be added at the end thereof:
"2. Request the Provinces to undertake a discussion of the appropriate number of dioceses and the appropriate boundaries within the Province, and inform General Synod 2013 of the result of these discussions".
Amendment
Moved by: The Most Rev. David Ashdown
Seconded by; The Rt. Rev. Donald Phillips
That the motion be amended by deleting Section 2. DEFEATED
Motion to Divide
Moved by: The Rev. Elliott Siteman
Seconded by: The Rev. Trevor Lightfoot
That the motion be divided and the clauses be debated and voted on separately.
The Primate sought advice from the Assessors as to whether the motion to divide was in order. The Assessors advised that it was in order to divide the motion.
The motion to divide was put and was DEFEATED.
The amended resolution which reads:
That this General Synod:
1. Confirm and reiterate its commitment to continuing the conversation about whether and how the diocesan, provincial and national structures need to be modified to support and enhance mission, and requests the whole Church to make this conversation a priority during the next triennium; and
2. Request the Provinces to undertake a discussion of the appropriate number of dioceses and the appropriate boundaries within the Province, and inform General Synod 2013 of the result of these discussions
was put and was CARRIED Act 46
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Structure
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses - Boundaries
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Message U24 [Memorial from the Executive Committee of the Provincial Synod of British Columbia]

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Date
1967 August 22-31
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1967 August 22-31
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Deputy Prolocutor
Seconder
Judge J.E. Hudson
Text
That the Memorial from the Executive Committee of the Provincial Synod of British Columbia reading as follows, be considered in Joint Session:
Re The Diocese of Yukon
"1. That the office of the Bishop of Yukon be preserved and continued and that the election of a successor take place at the earliest possible opportunity in accordance with the Canons of the Provincial Synod of British Columbia.
2. That a Committee be appointed, to begin immediately an examination of the necessity, or otherwise, of the re-alignment of the boundaries of the dioceses of the Province of British Columbia and to bring in a preliminary report at the next meeting of the Provincial Synod Executive to be held not later than December 31, 1967." (see page 83)
That we concur in Message U24. CARRIED Message L-29.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Yukon
Anglican Church of Canada. Ecclesiastical Province of British Columbia
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses - Boundaries
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St. George's, Harriston

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Date
2004 May 28 - June 4
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 81
Date
2004 May 28 - June 4
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 81
Mover
Bishop Bruce Howe
Seconder
Bishop Ralph Spence
Text
That this General Synod consent to the transfer of St. George's, Harriston, congregation, building, and assets, from the diocese of Niagara to the Diocese of Huron. CARRIED Act 81
Subjects
St. George's Anglican Church (Harriston, Ont.)
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Niagara
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Huron
Anglican Church of Canada - Dioceses - Boundaries
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