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 Secretary spoke of a letter he had written to the members some time ago regarding the disposal of episcopal robes of deceased members. He mentioned that several robes of the late Archbishop Sexton were available. Newly elected bishops often found it costly to purchase new robes and the Primate had suggested that a depository might be found in Church House.
"That episcopal robes and other episcopal regalia no longer required be sent to a place to be identified by the Primate." CARRIED