General Synod Archives

Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination (ACPO) - Categories for ACPO Assessors

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Date
1984 February
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 4-2-84
Date
1984 February
Source
House of Bishops. Minutes
Record Type
Resolution 4-2-84
Mover
Archbishop Hambidge
Seconder
Archbishop Peers
Prologue
Mr. Johns presented a list of three Categories for ACPO [Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination] Assessors. The first is unconditional recommendation. The second and third are now worded so that clarity of assessment is indicated for the Bishop's consideration.
PROPOSED CATEGORIES
.....is recommended at this time for postulancy. We offer the following observations and suggest particular areas of training and experience to be included in the education and training process.
.....is not recommended at this time for postulancy. We offer the following observations and suggest areas of training and personal growth to be undertaken before further assessment by ACPO or other appropriate evaluation is considered.
OR
.....is not recommended at this time for postulancy. We offer the following observations and suggest other areas of ministry and service which may be more appropriate.
Text
That the proposed new categories be accepted. CARRIED #4-2-84
Notes
The number of persons assessed by ACPO from 1980 to 1983 was noted, and it was requested that the Bishops take great care in sending candidates to ACPO.
Subjects
Anglican Church of Canada - Clergy - Appointment, call and election
Anglican Church of Canada. Advisory Committee on Postulants for Ordination (ACPO)
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