"The format of the meeting called for the small working groups to formulate brief reports, based on previously-circulated staff reports, prior to plenary discussion on the six major issues or themes facing the Standing Commission. The Minutes are designed to reflect this procedure and to facilitate easy reference to these issues". -- Preface.
Contents: Preface -- I. Opening Session -- A. Welcome -- B. Report of the Directory -- II. Baptism, Eucharist, Ministry -- A. Report of the Steering Committee -- B. Plenary Discussions -- III. Church Unity Developments -- A. Staff Reports -- B. Working Group Reports -- C. Plenary Discussion -- IV. The Unity of the Church and the Renewal of Human Community -- A. Staff Discussion -- B. Working Group Report -- C. Plenary Discussion -- V. Towards the Common Expression of the Apostolic Faith Today -- A. Staff Report -- B. Working Group Report -- C. Plenary Discussion -- VI. The Community of Women and Men in the Church -- A. Staff Report -- B. Working Group Report -- C. Plenary Discussion -- VII. Preparations for the 1982 Meeting of the Faith and Order Plenary Commission -- A. Staff Report -- B. Plenary Discussion -- VIII. Amendments to the By-Laws of the Faith and Order Commission -- Appendix I: Participation -- A. Attendance -- B. Working Group Responsibilities -- C. Worship Responsibilities -- Appendix II: Faith and Order Publications 1979-1980 -- Appendix III: 1981 Budget -- Appendix IV: Letter to the Officers -- Appendix V: Provisional Timetable of 1982 Commission Meeting -- List of Faith and Order Commission Members.