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The Book of Alternative Services

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Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 90
Act 95
Act 96
Act 97
Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 90
Act 95
Act 96
Act 97
Mover
Rev. Dr. P. Mason
Seconder
Rev. Dr. S. Moxley
Prologue
Moved by: Very Rev. J.D. Cruickshank
Seconded by: Rt. Rev. J.C. Fricker
That the Doctrine and Worship Committee be directed to continue the process of evaluation of The Book of Alternative Services, employing professional survey advice, and from time to time to report such reflection to the Church and in particular to the 33rd General Synod; and further directs that adequate funds be provided to finance the evaluation process.
Mr. George Axon, Chairperson of the Expenditues Committe, indicated that there would be no increased costs to the Apportionment Budget if the above resolution were adopted.
Amendment
Moved by: Rev. Dr. P. Mason
Seconded by: Rev. Dr. S. Moxley
That the above resolution be amended as follows:
a) delete the first part of the Resolution to the end of "professional survey advice, and"
b) replace the above with:
"That the National Executive Council, in consultation with the House of Bishops, establish an Evaluation Commission, comprised of members of the Doctrine and Worship Committee and other bishops, clergy and lay persons who together represent a wide spectrum of theological, liturgical and spiritual tradition within the Anglican Church of Canada.
The Commission will continue the process of evaluating the Book of Alternative Services through broad consultation with dioceses and parishes, reflect upon ..."
Motion to Table
Moved by: Rt. Rev. J.B. Curtis
Seconded by: Ven. A.R. Reed
That the motion be tabled until a report is received from the Expenditures Committee. CARRIED Act 90
(See page 78, Act 95)
Moved by: Dr. D.N. Maybee
Seconded by: Rt. Rev. C.J. Lawrence
That this General Synod lift from the table the amendment to the motion for establishment of an Evaluation Commission to evaluate the Book of Alternative Services. CARRIED Act 95
Mr. Axon advised that the Expenditures Committee could not report on the cost of the Commission, since the National Executive Council would have to decide the parameters and, therefore, the costs.
Text
That the resolution be amended as follows:
a) delete the first part of the Resolution to the end of "professional survey advice, and"
b) replace the above with:
"That the National Executive Council, in consultation with the House of Bishops, establish an Evaluation Commission, comprised of members of the Doctrine and Worship Committee and other bishops, clergy and lay persons who together represent a wide spectrum of theological, liturgical and spiritual tradition within the Anglican Church of Canada.
The Commission will continue the process of evaluating the Book of Alternative Services through broad consultation with dioceses and parishes, reflect upon..." CARRIED Act 96
Notes
The motion now reads:
That the National Executive Council, in consultation with the House of Bishops, establish an Evaluation Commission, comprised of members of the Doctrine and Worship Committee and other bishops, clergy and lay persons who together represent a wide spectrum of theological, liturgical and spiritual tradition within the Anglican Church of Canada.
The Commission will continue the process of evaluating the Book of Alternative Services through broad consultation with dioceses and parishes, reflect upon the results of the evaluation process and from time to time report such reflection to the Church and in particular to the 33rd General Synod; and further directs that adequate funds be provided to finance the evaluation process.
The motion as amended was put and CARRIED Act 97
Archdeacon Harold Hazen rose to withdraw a motion on a similar subject.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Book of Alternative Services Evaluation Commission
Anglican Church of Canada. Book of Alternative Services - Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Anglican Church of Canada - Prayer-books and devotions - History and criticism
Anglican Church of Canada - Liturgy - Texts - History and criticism
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Continued Used of the Book of Alternative Services to 1992

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Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 104
Date
1989 June 15-23
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 104
Mover
Rev. M. Holmen
Seconder
Dr. D. Gould
Text
That this General Synod adopt the recommendation of the National Executive Council (May 1987) that consideration of changes to the Book of Alternative Services be postponed from the Thirty-Second Session of the General Synod until the Thirty-Third Session of the General Synod, and that authority for the use of the book remain unchanged until that time. CARRIED WITHOUT DEBATE Act 104
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Book of Alternative Services
Anglican Church of Canada - Liturgy - Texts - History and criticism
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