"The members of the Commission wish to record their thanks to the Reverend A.D. Duncan, who, in the latter months of our deliberations undertook the onerous task of acting as Editor". -- Preface.
"The Commission set up in 1969 under the chairmanship of the Bishop of Willesden has considered the role of The Mothers' Union in an ever-accelerating world situation. This was a unique step in the history of the worldwide organization. The findings, not least on the controversial issue of membership rules and qualifications, have been eagerly awaited. They include reaffirmation of much that The Mothers' Union has stood for in the past
Contents: Members of the Commission -- Acknowledgements -- Preface / Graham Willesden [i.e. Graham Leonard, Bishop of Willesden], Chairman of the Commission -- Part I -- The Establishment of the Commission and the Issues which Confront It -- The Idea of the Mothers' Union: an Historical Survey -- The Mothers' Union and Divorce -- The Constitutional Development of the Mothers' Union -- The Scottish Mothers' Union -- The Relationship between the Mothers' Union and the Church of the Anglican Communion -- Evaluation of Evidence -- Object and Alternatives -- The Future of the Mothers' Union [The First Alternative]-- The Future of the Mothers' Union [The Second Alternative] -- Part II -- Introduction to Part II -- The Structures of the Mary Sumner House -- The Mothers' Union Overseas -- Constitutional Matters -- The Mothers' Union Service Book -- Part III -- Recommendations (Summary) -- Appendix A: Convocation of Canterbury: Regulations Concerning Marriage and Divorce -- Appendix B: The Organization and Constitution of Christian Family Groups as envisaged in Alternative I -- Appendix C: A Comment on the Report of the Archbishop's Commission entitled, 'Marriage Divorce and the Church' by the Bishop of Willesden -- Appendix D: The Royal Charter: An Explanatory Note -- Appendix E: "Everyone was high in the air together" -- Appendix F: Speaker's Card -- Appendix G: A Dissentient Appendix by Lady Gorell Barnes -- A Representative List of Witnesses -- Index.