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
The resignation of Archbishop Sexton had been submitted to take effect on December 31, 1968 and the Bishop of New Westminster had been elected and enthroned as Archbishop of New Westminster and Metropolitan of British columbia.
It was suggested that the Primate request the Division of Communications to send information concerning the election of new Bishops and the dates of the respective consecrations to all the active Bishops of the Church.
"That this House send its greetings to archbishop Sexton wishing him God's richest blessings in his retirement."