"[W]ith Contribution by George Appleton, Meredith Davies, Michael Hare Duke, John Hughes, Donald Lynch, Lloyd Morrell, Olive Parker, Arthur Smith, Chad Varah".
"[W]ith a Foreword by the Archbishop of York".
"'What is the Church doing ? Engaging in debate -- on canons, liturgical revision, parson's freehold, relationship with the State, new morality, re-union, and what have you. Talk , talk, talk !' .... But behind the talk there goes on, quietly and more often than not unnoticed by the press and public, the steady work of compassion by which the Church has been characterised ever since it received its commission from its divine Lord. .... The value of this book is that it tells, simply and straightforwardly, the story of how the Church of England is meeting her Lord's challenge in certain spheres. And a wonderful story it is. Work among would-be suicides, the nervously and mentally distressed, alcoholics, victims of vice, prisoners, the mentally feeble, and so on -- it passes before us as we read these chapters in a series of vivid pictures". --Foreword.
Contents: Foreword / Donald Ebor. i.e. Coggan, Archbishop of York -- Editor's Preface / Peter Smith -- Care for Those Without Hope: The Samaritans / Chad Varah -- Clinical Theology in Action / Michael Hare Duke -- The Church and the Alcoholic / J.T. Hughes -- All Sorts and Conditions: The Social Work of the Church Army / Donald M. Lynch -- Father Joe: The Fight Against Vice / George Appleton -- The Church and the Prisoner / Meredith Davies -- Moral Welfare Work: A Sketch / J.H.L. Morrell -- Ready for Anything: The Servants of Christ the King / Olive Parker -- The Rural Priest as Social Worker / A.C. Smith.
Halifax, Nova Scotia - Officials of the Department of Public Welfare have expressed thanks to the Anglican Church of Canada for its cooperation in a recent campaign to increase adoptions throughout the province.
There were 46 inquiries from married couples to the provincial coordinator for adoption services following the month-long campaign, according to a statement received by the church's social service department.
It is the first example of co-operation between the Anglican Church and provincial authorities in the adoption field. Church organized officials say they hope such a campaign might also be organized in other provinces.
Anglican clergy were asked by Rt. Rev. W.W. Davis, Bishop of the Diocese of Nova Scotia, to preach on adoption, or conduct a discussion in their churches and to circulate an adoption brochure produced by several denominations.
At present, 21 of the couples that made inquiries have completed or are in the process of completing their adoption.