As a prelude to the 1993 United Nations Year of Indigenous People, Bishop Sir Paul Reeves, Anglican Observer to the UN, convened a consultation of 21 representatives of indigenous Anglicans from Canada, Aotearoa Maoris (New Zealand) and American churches." "The consultation adopted a mission statement that asserted, among other things, a commitment to `the Anglican tradition while affirming our own traditional spirituality'."
Anglican bishops will meet at the Kanuga Episcopal Conference Centre in North Carolina, 21 April to 1 May 1992 to consider reports dealing with "church growth, the Decade of Evangelism, and new Anglican work at the United Nations. They will also prepare for the next meeting of Anglican Primates and the Anglican Consultative Council in Cape Town, South Africa in January 1993.
The Anglican Refugee and Migration Network met in Amman Jordan from 12-20 May 1992. Twenty-four delegates from Anglican churches in six continents, including Mrs. Elsa Musa from the Anglican Church of Canada, discussed the work and commitment of the Anglican Communion to the plight of refugees around the world.
Sir Paul Reeves, the Anglican Communion Observer at the United Nations also attended.
Delegates visited a Jordanian Anglican congregation but were unable to visit Anglicans in Jerusalem and the West Bank due to an Israeli Civil Service Strike.
"In less than a month, he will have left New York to return to his native New Zealand. After three years as the first Anglican Observer at the United Nations, Reeves will take up a new post, that of principal of the Maori theological college in Auckland."
Sir Paul Reeves, the former Archbishop and Primate of New Zealand, now Anglican Observer at the United Nations, delivered a speech to the English General Synod in November 1991 which "centred on the search for peace in an emerging world order: `Hopefully, peace will depend, not on some theory of nuclear deterrance, but on a properly functioning UN.' ..."Sir Paul went on to say that the United Nations itself needed a new order and needed more authority to co-ordinate its agencies and to initiate action."
The Synod also discussed a report on Communion and Commonwealth from the Board of Social Responsibility, entitled `From Power to Partnership' which stated that "the Church of England's membership [in] the Anglican Communion offers a pattern for Britain's new relationship to the Commonwealth".
A description of the development of an autonomous Maori structure within the Anglican Church of New Zealand focusing on the person of Bishop Manu (Manuhuia) Bennett, the third Bishop of Aotearoa and the period between 1975 and 1981. In 1981 a Hui (consultation) called by the Aotearoa Council at Tauranga resulted in the election of Archdeacon Whakahuihui Vercoe as fourth Bishop of Aotearoa.
Author is an Anglican priest and "member of the Ngati Porou Tribe".
"A consultation of native peoples from New Zealand, Canada and the United States has affirmed self-determination and the value of indigenous traditions. The consultation was held [in Kaneohe, Hawaii] at the initiative of Sir Paul Reeves, himself a Maori, former governor-general of New Zealand and now Anglican observer at the United Nations. It was the second such consultation to be held by the indigenous network."
"[E]dited by Gerald Charles Davis with the assistance of Eric Chong and H. Boone Porter".
A record of a gathering of 150 Anglicans "to think together about ministry and mission. There were 24 different nationalities. There were about 50 different ethnic backgrounds. Most were represented by a bishop, a priest and a lay person. Sometimes there was a deacon as well." -- p. 8. The gathering took place 19-25 June 1983 at the Hawaii Loa College. "To give the week-long meeting a focus, the writings of Roland Allen were taken as the central theme: 'The vision and legacy of Roland Allen'." -- p. 10.
Contents: Editor's Note dated Melbourne, February 24, 1984 -- From Around the Pacific -- The Legacy of Roland Allen -- Across More Than a Dateline -- The Origins of Our Ministry -- The Church Must be Reborn in Each Culture of its Experience -- "The Spirit is Saying Something" -- Regional Problems -- Catharsis ! -- Theology for Everyone -- So, What to Do About It ? -- Postscript / Wesley Frensdorff -- List of Participants.
List of participants includes diocese of Caledonia (Canada).
OTCH Note: Listed in OTCH card catalogue under conference name "Pacific Basin Conference, Honolulu, 1983".