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6. Report from Task Forces: (b) Episcopal Election Procedures

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Date
1974 December 1 - 6
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Date
1974 December 1 - 6
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution
Mover
Bishop Short
Seconder
Bishop Matthews
Prologue
Bishop Short reported on behalf of the Task Force which recommended the following as principles for further discussion:
(1) electoral procedures should not be affected by economic considerations
(2) all dioceses should have the same right to elect their bishops
(3) the Province should have a significant role in making nominations in all episcopal elections
(4) the Province should participate in each episcopal election
(5) a Provincial Committee (?) should be in charge of all nominations, which may be submitted from the Church-at-large.
It was pointed out that one of the least defined areas in the Episcopacy is that of Suffragan, and agreed that this requires further study, along with a consideration of more extensive opportunities for the translation of Bishops.
Text
"That this House strike a Task Force to give serious consideration to the matter of episcopal elections in the light of the recommendations presented to the House at the December, 1974, meeting, and that a report of their considerations be presented at the next meeting of the House." CARRIED
Notes
(See p. 30)
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Episcopacy - Anglican Church of Canada
Suffragan Bishops
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Attendance of Suffragan and Assistant Bishops and their wives at the Lambeth Conference - 1988

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Date
1987 February 16-20
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 24-2-87
Date
1987 February 16-20
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 24-2-87
Mover
Archbishop Nutter
Seconder
Archbishop Hambidge
Prologue
Archbishop Nutter reported that the Primate wrote to the Archbishop of Canterbury, as requested at the November meeting of the House, and received a response to his letter from Canon S. Van Culin's response were distributed to the Bishops.
According to the formula outlined by Canon Van Culin, as developed at the March 1986 meeting of Primates, the Canadian Church is entitled to send three Suffragan Bishops. No provision is being made for the attendance of the wives of Suffragan Bishops at the Lambeth Conference.
The Metropolitans identified various methods of indicating the Suffragan Bishops who should be invited to attend from the Canadian Church. It was agreed that seniority should be the defining factor, but that no more than one Bishop should attend from the same Diocese. If any Suffragan is unable to go because of illness, or chooses not to go, the next senior Suffragan Bishop should take his place. The Metropolitans agreed that this proposal should be placed before the Bishops for their consideration.
Text
That the three Suffragan Bishops senior by Consecration be those designated to attend the Lambeth Conference in 1988, and that if any of those thus indicated are unable to attend, the next senior Suffragan Bishop shall take his place, with not more than one attending from any diocese. CARRIED
Subjects
Lambeth Conference, 1988
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Suffragan Bishops
Anglican Communion - Bishops - Spouses
Spouses of clergy - Anglican Communion
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Lambeth Conference - 1988 : Suffragan, Area and Assistant Bishops attendance

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Date
1986 November 3-7
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-11-86
Date
1986 November 3-7
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 5-11-86
Mover
Bishop Hannen
Seconder
Bishop K. Clarke
Prologue
Canada has ten Bishops in these categories at present, and by the time of the Lambeth Conference there will be eleven. According to the formula, Canada will be entitled to send three suffragan, area or assistant bishops to the Lambeth conference in 1988.
Text
That the Primate be asked to write to the Rev. Canon S. Van Culin indicating that the House of Bishops of the Canadian Church feels strongly that all Suffragan, Area and Assistant Bishops should be invited to the Lambeth Conference 1988, and reiterate the decision of September, 1985. CARRIED #5-11-86
Subjects
Lambeth Conference, 1988
Bishops - Anglican Communion
Bishops - Anglican Church of Canada
Anglican Communion - Bishops
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Suffragan Bishops
Assistant Bishops
Area Bishops
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Lambeth Conference - 1988 : Suffragan, Area and Assistant Bishops attendance

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Date
1986 November 3-7
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 6-11-86
Date
1986 November 3-7
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 6-11-86
Mover
Archbishop Hambidge
Seconder
Bishop K. Clarke
Text
That the Metropolitans be directed by the House of Bishops to develop a process by which Suffragans could be invited to the Lambeth Conference and the process be put on the agenda of the next meeting of the House of Bishops. CARRIED #6-11-86
Subjects
Lambeth Conference, 1988
Anglican Church of Canada - Bishops
Suffragan Bishops
Less detail