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All Saints, Regina talks turkey to all who will listen

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article12464
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
1992 December
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
1992 December
Volume
118
Issue
10
Page
2
Notes
Story of "Project Turkey" a program operated out of All Saints Anglican Church in Regina by parishioners Basil and Laura Pogue. The project which has grown since it began seven years ago helps to provide a special meal for Regina's hungry at Christmas time.
Subjects
All Saints Church (Regina, Sask.)
Food relief - Canada
Food relief - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Qu'Appelle
Project Turkey
Church and social problems - Canada
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Christmas - Anglican Church of Canada
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Economic Justice

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official922
Date
November 1986
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 27-11-86
Resolution 28-11-86
Resolution 29-11-86
Date
November 1986
Source
National Executive Council. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 27-11-86
Resolution 28-11-86
Resolution 29-11-86
Mover
Mrs. P. McBeth
Seconder
Rev. M.C. Ingham
Prologue
A request has been received from the Public Social Responsibility Unit to give new and increased energy to the work of economic justice in Canada.
That resolution #49 be lifted from the table. CARRIED #27-11-86
Text
Resolution #49 reads:
That this General Synod declares unemployment, homelessness and hunger to be major concerns of the Church. We recommend to the National Executive Council that adequate staff time be allocated to assist the Anglican Church of Canada, nationally, provincially and locally to address these concerns in the following ways:
a) to work together to seek just solutions to the problems of unemployment, homelessness and hunger;
b) to work with the unemployed, the homeless and the hungry towards such solutions;
c) to work ecumenically;
d) to challenge and to work with government: federally, provincially and locally to seek a more just society.
Moved by: Dr. D.N. Maybee
Seconded by: Ven. R.T. Pynn
That the disposition of this motion be as recommended by the Officers, i.e.
That this resolution be referred to the Program Committee for consideration, appropriate action and report back to the National Executive Council
be approved. CARRIED #28-11-86
Moved by: Rev. M.C. Ingham
Seconded by: Mrs. Pamela McBeth
That the proposals from the Public Social Responsibility Unit for new work in economic justice, be approved. CARRIED #29-11-86
Subjects
Church and social problems - Canada
Social justice - Anglican Church of Canada
Economic justice - Canada
Economic justice - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Unemployment - Canada
Unemployment - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Homelessness - Canada
Homelessness - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Public Social Responsibility Unit
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Newspaper ad serves up hunger

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article35962
Author
Sison, Marites N.
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2009 November
Author
Sison, Marites N.
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2009 November
Volume
135
Issue
9
Page
1
Notes
"As Canadians gathered to celebrate Thanksgiving, Archbishop Colin Johnson, metropolitan of the ecclesiastical province of Ontario, asked them to reflect on the 300,000 Ontarians who must rely on food banks to survive. The advertisement, written in the form of an open letter, by Archbishop Johnson appeared in the Toronto Star newspaper on 8 October 2009. Another ad is planned for December and the Christmas season.
Subjects
Advertising - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Diocese of Toronto
Johnson, Colin (Colin Robert), 1952-
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Church and the press - Anglican Church of Canada
Thanksgiving Day - Canada
Thanksgiving Day - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Referral of Resolutions

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/official515
Date
1986 June 14-22
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 92
Date
1986 June 14-22
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 92
Mover
Prof. J.P.E. McLaren
Seconder
Mr. M.D. Clarke
Prologue
Moved by: Dr. D.N. Maybee
Seconded by: Ven. R.T. Pynn
That the following resolutions be referred to the National Executive Council:
Revised Resolution #43
That this General Synod adopt the document entitled "Human Rights Principles for The Anglican Church of Canada" and recommend it for study and implementation at parish, diocesan and national levels under the Direction of the National Executive Council.
Resolution #46
That this General Synod request
(i) that the Doctrine and Worship Committee prepare a theological statement on poverty which will include women's experience; and
(ii) that the Doctrine and Worship Committee involve the Task Force on Women in Poverty in the preparation of the theological statement.
Resolution #47
That the General Synod recognize the feminization of poverty and request the Program Committee and the Women's Unit:
(i) to develop and implement ways to raise the awareness of people in dioceses and parishes about the reality of poverty in women's lives; and
(ii) to report on the resulting experiences and actions to the General Synod in 1989.
Revised Resolution #49
That this General Synod declares unemployment, homelessness and hunger to be major concerns of the Church. We recommend to the National Executive Council that adequate staff time be allocated to assist The Anglican Church of Canada, nationally, provincially and locally to address these concerns in the following ways:
a) to work together to seek just solutions to the problems of unemployment, homelessness and hunger;
b) to work with the unemployed, the homeless and the hungry towards such solutions;
c) to work ecumenically;
d) to challenge and to work with government: federally, provincially and locally to seek a more just society.
Revised Resolution #56
That this General Synod requests the National Executive Council to establish a Task Force to explore and make recommendations regarding the feasiblity of setting up a National Church presence in Ottawa, to support and enrich ongoing dialogue with the federal government.
Revised Resolution #59
That this General Synod call for a national consultation to explore the possibility of establishing an Anglican computer users network and ask the Program Committee to enable such a consultation.
Revised Resolution #60
That this General Synod commends the Principles of a healthy Remuneration System to the dioceses with the request that each diocese study the Principles and the implications of their implementation, and to respond to the Committee on Ministry within the next 18 months, in order that the Committee on Ministry may make recommendations to the 1989 General Synod re: remuneration practice in the Church.
Resolution #62
That this General Synod directs the Office of Personnel Resources to maintain a registry of Licenced Lay Workers in order to facilitate their recognition and mobility within the Church.
Resolution #71
That the Doctrine and Worship Committee be directed to begin a process towards the development of a new hymn book which will provide hymns and other music for worship that complement the Common Lectionary, which draw on a wide variety of styles and traditions and which are couched in language which is as inclusive as possible.
Resolution #84
That the General Synod of The Anglican Church of Canada request the Goverment of Canada to retain the question on religious affiliation in the 1991 national Census, thereby continuing to make available information of great value to the religious communities of Canada.
Resolution #88
That this General Synod, mindful of the oneness of God's human family, urges the General Committee of the Leonard Foundation of Canada to direct its Board of Trustees to apply to the appropriate Court in Canada to write out all references in the Trust Deed which discriminate on the basis of sex and race.
Resolution #89
That this General Synod affirms in principle the amending of Canon XXI (On Marriage in the Church) in order to permit the re-marriage of divorced persons in the Church without the requirement of applying to an Ecclesiastical Matrimonial Commission, and directs the Organization Committee to bring such an amendment before the next General Synod.
Resolution #96
That this General Synod commends the work of Church House staff at this Synod and recommends that serious consideration be given to providing sufficient computer equipment to facilitate their work at the General Synod in 1989.
Resolution #100
That this General Synod reaffirm the National Executive Council (May 1985) condemnation of the U.S. government's economic and military policy toward Nicaragua, particularly its policy of providing covert military aid to the anti-government counter revolutionary forces, and urge the Canadian government to do everything in its power to influence the U.S. government and those of Central America to give their full support to current peace-making efforts in Central America.
Resolution #102
That this General Synod request the Agenda Committee of the thirty-second session of the General Synod
a) to continue our practice of inviting representatives from partner Churches overseas and other denominations in Canada as observers and participants in Synod, and
b) to ensure that plenary session time be planned in order that all members of Synod may hear the partners' critique of the Synod's life and sense of priorities, and also may gain an understanding of the situations in which our partners are in mission.
Resolution #104
That this thirty-first General Synod
1) regard the national membership of The Anglican Church of Canada as comprising those who indicate, in the Statistics Canada National Census, that they are Anglican, and
2) direct all committees, councils, boards, etc., in their deliberations, planning and other activities to accept this definition of membership.
Resolution #105
That this General Synod adopt as a matter of urgent priority the need to reconstruct the Ipelegeng Community Centre in Soweto, and urge the Primate through every means possible for him to effect this priority.
Resolution #106
That the Committee on Ministry be requested to formulate a complete and integrated set of Career Development Guidelines similar to the existing diocesan and national policies dealing with:
i) training
ii) terms of appointment
iii) continuing education plan
iv) pensions and other related matters.
Resolution #109
That the Program Committee expand the scope of the examination of violence against women to include those native cultures within the Anglican Church which have their own distinct economic, family, work, social and educational structures.
Resolution #112
That this General Synod directs the Program Committee and other interested committees:
1) to prepare a theological statement regarding the maintenance and termination of human life;
2) to prepare pastoral guidelines for families faced with decisions related to the resuscitation of loved ones
Text
That Resolution #105 be deleted and be put forward now. CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS.
The motion as amended was put and CARRIED IN ALL ORDERS. Act 92
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod (31st : 1986 : Winnipeg, Man.) - Resolutions
Human rights principles for the Anglican Church of Canada
Human rights - Canada
Human rights - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Poverty - Canada
Poverty - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Women and poverty - Canada
Unemployment - Canada
Unemployment - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Homelessness - Canada
Homelessness - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Church and state - Canada
Church and state - Anglican Church of Canada
Church and computers - Anglican Canada
Church and computers - Anglican Communion
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Salaries, etc.
Lay ministry - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Employees
Hymns - Anglican Church of Canada
Hymnbooks - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. Book of Common Praise. 1998
Inclusive language - Anglican Church of Canada
Canada - Census, 1991
Canada - Religion - Statistics
Anglican Church of Canada - Statistics
Leonard Foundation
Racism - Canada
Racism - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Remarriage - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Divorce - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Matrimonial Commissions - Anglican Church of Canada
Nicaragua
Peace - Central America
Partnership in Mission - Anglican Church of Canada
Church membership - Anglican Church of Canada
Ipelegeng Community Centre (Soweto, South Africa)
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy
Anglican Church of Canada. Committee on Ministry
Family violence - Canada
Family violence - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Euthanasia - Canada
Euthanasia - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
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Referral of Resolutions to NEC

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Date
1992 June 18-26
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 119
Date
1992 June 18-26
Source
General Synod. Minutes
Record Type
Act 119
Mover
Ven. J. Boyles
Seconder
Mr. R. Welch
Text
That this General Synod refer the remaining 21 resolutions to the National Executive Council, without recommendation.
Resolution A-83 - Terms of Reference, Committee on Ministry
That Section 4f) of Appendix B of the Handbook be repealed, and replaced by:
f) recommend policy to the General Synod on human resources development, particularly in the areas of employment, appointment and support of lay or ordained persons engaged in ministry in the Church.
Resolution B-12 - Family
That, in light of the 1988 Lambeth Conference document "The Truth Shall Make You Free - Living Together in Families," this General Synod request the Program Committee of the Anglican Church of Canada to continue to facilitate and build a network that will enjoin dioceses and parish churches in Canada to develop and implement significant family ministry in the routine life and work of the Church.
Resolution B-13 - Sexual Molestation and Abuse
That General Synod recognize that sexual molestation and abuse of young persons by some church personnel while administering church programs has occurred and deeply regrets that the pastoral needs of some victims and their families have not been met; and furthermore
that General Synod direct the Program Committee to examine this issue and produce a comprehensive protocol for responding to reports of sexual molestation and abuse of young persons by some church personnel and that this protocol be circulated to all dioceses of the Anglican Church of Canada.
Resolution B-19A - Support of Theological Education
That this General Synod approve in principle that financial support of training for all forms of ministry is the responsibility of the national church (in partnership with other levels of the church); and ask the National Executive Council to seek ways and means of implementing this responsibility.
Resolution C-10 - Constitutional Accord
That this General Synod encourage the leaders of our Federal, Provincial and Territorial governments to continue working together in a spirit of consultation, openness and consensus towards a new society, expressed in a constitutional accord, that recognizes the aspirations of the Province of Quebec and of the aboriginal peoples.
Resolution C-12 - Inter-Anglican Information Network
That this General Synod direct the National Executive Council to request the Program Committee to make funds available for the next three years for the development of telecommunications within the Anglican Church of Canada to connect all National and Diocesan offices and provide support for (IAIN) the Inter-Anglican Information Network.
Resolution C-13 - Vancouver School of Theology/Native Ministries Consortium Funding
That this General Synod:
a) commend the initiative taken by the Native Ministries Consortium and the Vancouver School of Theology for providing a Master of Divinity degree by extension for persons engaged in native ministry; and
b) direct the National Executive Council to work with the Native Ministries Consortium and the Vancouver School of Theology to ensure that adequate long term funding for this program is established.
Resolution C-14 - Income Tax Deductions
1) petition the Federal Government to make appropriate changes to the Canadian Income Tax Act which would allow credit for Charitable Donations equal to credit for Political Party Donations, i.e. 50% of first $250 and 75% thereafter up to 20% of net income;
2) request dioceses to submit similar petitions to the Federal Government;
3) encourage parishes and individual members to write to their Members of Parliament concerning this resolution requesting their support.
Resolution C-18 - General Synod Elections
That this General Synod direct the National Executive Council to request the Organization Committee to consider:
i) scheduling elections at General Synod toward the end of the session; and
ii) methods by which photographs and information about candidates might be made available to the members of Synod prior to the elections.
Resolution C-20 - Search for Healing Video
That this General Synod commend to the church the video "Search for Healing" and accompanying study guide; and encourage dioceses to make copies available for use in parishes.
Resolution C-21 - Ministere Francophone
Ressolu que ce Synode General de L'Eglise Anglicane du Canada affirme son apui pour le ministre actuel des francophones dans l'eglise et dirige le conseil executif de l'eglise national de consulter les communautes et paroisses francophones de notre eglise au sujet de nom francais de notre eglise et des autres moyens d'encourager davantage leur travail et de presenter une rapport de cette consultation au Synode General de 1995.
Be it resolved that this General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada affirm its support for our French speaking congregations and parishes and direct the National Executive Council to consult them on the subject of the name of the church in French and other means of assisting their ministry and that a report of this consultation be presented to the 1995 General Synod.
Resolution C-22 - NEC Membership
That the following proposal be referred to the Organization Committee for consideration and recommendation to the next session of General Synod; namely:
to amend Section 35a) of the Constitution of General Synod by deleting the items numbered vi) and viii) [there being no number vii)] and replacing them by:
vi) one bishop (or bishop-elect), clerical member or lay member from each diocese, but no less than six in total from each ecclesiastical province, elected by the members of the Orders of Bishops, Clergy and Laity from each ecclesiastical province meeting together, provided that the members from each province shall select two bishops and, as nearly as possible, equal numbers of clerical and lay members.
vii) additional clerical and lay members elected at large by the General Synod so that the total number of clerical and lay members elected under subsections vi) and vii) shall be sixteen of each order.
Resolution C-23 - Abolition of the Long Range Planning Committee
That subsection 35b) of the Constitution of General Synod be amended by deleting from the list of committee chairpersons, the words "Long Range Planning Committee."
Resolution C-24 - Hunger and Poverty in Canada
That this General Synod commend to the Church at all levels the goal of committing a minimum of 10% of budgets to implement the mandate of our Lord to care for the least of our brothers and sisters.
Resolution C-25 - Hunger and Poverty in Canada
That this General Synod call upon the Government of Canada to:
a) remove the limitations on the Canada Assistance Plan in the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario;
b) eliminate child hunger by the year 1996 and adopt the goal of eradicating child and family poverty by the year 2000; and
c) establish an all party committee dedicated to developing ways and means of eliminating hunger in Canada.
Resolution C-26 - Hunger and Poverty in Canada
That this General Synod direct the National Executive Council to request Program Committee to:
a) develop ways of monitoring the depth of poverty and hunger in each of the dioceses of Canada, so that people of commitment and faith can reflect on social injustice and plan ways by which injustices can be rectified;
b) develop programs designed to assist the Church at all levels in making an effective response toward eliminating poverty and hunger; and to
c) develop a parish partner system for the purpose of working toward a relationship of trust and reconciliation between suburban and inner city parishes, urban and rural parishes and parishes with different resources, so that each may learn of the other's realities.
Resolution C-27 - Use of Official and Other Languages
i) affirm and encourage the continued use of both English and French, as well as other represented languages as appropriate, in the worship and business of General Synod, with translation into English provided where English is not the language chosen for use; and
ii) direct the National Executive Council to ensure that, beginning with the 34th General Synod, printed forms of worship include English and French as well as other languages selected for use.
Resolution C-28 - Disposition of Frozen Human Embryos
1) Refer the Interim Report on the Disposition of Frozen Human Embryos, which was requested by Act 75 of General Synod 1989 and presented at the Doctrine and Worship Information Dialogue, to the Doctrine and Worship Committee for review and presentation to the National Executive Council, so that it might be made available to the church and the wider community; and
2) Direct the National Executive Council, in consultation with the Doctrine and Worship Committee, to appoint a working group to examine the recommendations of the Royal Commission on New Reproductive Technologies.
Resolution C-29 - Standing Committee Terms
That section 41f) of the Constitution of the General Synod be amended by:
i) deleting the words "except in unusual circumstances", and
ii) changing the word "two" to "three."
Resolution C-30 - Video Coverage of General Synod
That this General Synod request the National Executive Council to undertake an evaluation of the effectiveness of the video and television coverage of this General Synod.
Resolution C-31 - Licencing of Clergy
That this General Synod request the Organization Committee to continue its study of licencing.
CARRIED Act 119
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada. Committee on Ministry
Family - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Child abuse - Canada
Child abuse - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Child molesting - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Sexual behavior
Sexual abuse - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Theological colleges - Canada
Theological education - Anglican Church of Canada
Canada - Constitution - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Indians of North America - Canada - Claims - Anglican Church of Canada
Quebec (Province) - Politics and government - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Inter Anglican Information Network (IAIN)
Church and computers - Anglican Church of Canada
Telecommunication in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Vancouver Forum (Television program)
Vancouver School of Theology
Native Ministries Consortium
Theological Education by Extension (TEE)
Indians of North America - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Internal revenue - Canada
Taxation - Canada
Charities - Law and legislation - Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod
Search for Healing [Videorecording]
Indian residential schools - Canada - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Name in French
French language - Canada
Anglicans, French-speaking - Canada
Multiculturalism - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada. National Executive Council - Membership
Anglican Church of Canada. Long Range Planning Committee
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Poverty - Canada
Poverty - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
City churches - Anglican Church of Canada
Rural churches - Anglican Church of Canada
Languages - Religious aspects - Christianity
Frozen human embryos - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Reproductive technology - Canada
Reproductive technology - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Committees
Mass media in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Television in religion - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Discipline
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod (33rd : 1992 : Toronto, Ont.) - Resolutions
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When a non-believer is chosen

http://archives.anglican.ca/en/permalink/article40936
Author
Munn, Harold
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2011 September
Author
Munn, Harold
Record Type
Journal Article
Journal
Anglican Journal
Date
2011 September
Volume
137
Issue
7
Page
15
Notes
The author, "mentor-in-residence at the Vancouver School of Theology" describes a meeting he attended with a friend where they learned that "for the truly destitute, there is nowhere to get found in our city on weekends". After the meeting, the friend who "has no religious practice" went to work and after a great deal of organizing "food is [now] available on weekends". "The problem is how the church is going to respond to being surpassed by the miraculous action of God in the secular world. .... It's that God uses people of no faith instead of us. We could feel hurt. Or we could remember Isaiah proclaiming that in 600 BCE God used Cyrus, who had never heard of Yahweh, to return the people to their promised land. .... There has been a long tradition in the faith of recognizing that God chooses non-believers to get the work done. How should the church respond to being bypassed by God like this ? We could find an excuse to invite secular leaders to a special service where we honour their work. We did. And they were deeply grateful. And we were deeply moved. And we were all fed. And there were tears of joy at the inclusion of everyone".
Subjects
Hunger - Canada
Hunger - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Secularism - Canada
Secularism - Religious aspects - Anglican Church of Canada
Social justice - Canada
Social justice - Anglican Church of Canada
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