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 Peters thanked the bishops for forwarding data for this document.
With regard to Compensation Study recommendation 3.3 it was [moved]:
That, if further work is to be done on `equitable remuneration', the House should name two members to work with two members from the Committee on Ministry to take these statistics to the next step. (See Nominations Committee report.) CARRIED