That the service entitled "Thanksgiving for the Birth or Adoption of a Child" submitted to this General Synod be approved for publication and experimental use in the Anglican Church of Canada where authorized by the Bishop. CARRIED ACT 71
At head of cover: The Kingdom of God Belongs to Such as These.
Cover title: Thanksgiving for the Birth or Adoption of a Child.
"Members of the Doctrine and Worship Committee]of the Anglican Church of Canada 1975-1977. The Rt. Rev. H.V.R. Short : Chairman. The Rev. Canon S.D. Abraham, The Rt. Rev. R.E.F. Berry, The Very Rev. D.J. Carter*, The Very Rev. H.R. Cooper*, The Most Rev. F.H.W. Crabb, The Ven. D.P. Crawley*, Dr. J.R.H. Dempster*, The Very Rev. J.C. Fricker, Dr. D.H. Gould, The Rev. J.M. Hattersley, The Ven. P.S. Lucas, Dr. H.I. Milton, The Rt. Rev. G.H. Parke-Taylor, Mr. D. Skinner, The Rev. E. Skublics, Prof. F. Slingerland*, The Ven. P. Tett. *Task Force for the preparation of this service. The Ven. A. Gordon Baker : General Editor: -- t.-p.
"This service provides a thanksgiving for the birth or adoption of a child and for the safe recovery of the mother, as well as a commitment and blessing. It may be used in circumstances where Baptism is delayed. It is also appropriate to the adoption of a child who is already baptized". -- Concerning the Service.
Contents: Concerning the Service -- Thanksgiving.
Printed text of rubrics/instructions in liturgy printed in brown ink.