Bishop Morgan drew attention to the document "The New Covenant" stating that appeals have been received from native people that the Sunday before the First Minister's Conference be designated a Day of Prayer.
That this House of Bishops respond to the request of Native leaders for the Churches to name a Day of Prayer to precede the final First Ministers' Conference to be held on March 26-27, by designating Sunday, March 22, as a Day of Prayer for Aboriginal Peoples:
And that we commend the document entitled "A New Covenant" prepared as a Pastoral Statement by leaders of the Christian Churches to be used as a focus for this Day of Prayer. CARRIED
Bishop Berry distributed forms to all the Bishops regarding the translations of the Book of Alternative Services into French. He requested that the Bishops return the completed forms to him before the end of the meeting, or send them to the Reverend Paul Gibson, Church House, Toronto.
That this House express its deep appreciation to the Doctrine and Worship Committee for its diligent and devoted service and to the Anglican Book Centre for its great care and expertise in the publication of the Book of Alternative Services. CARRIED #4-9-85