On behalf of Andrew Asbil, Chair of the Faith Worship and Ministry Committee, the Very Rev. Peter Wall opened the presentation with two resolutions.
Anglican Church of Canada/United Church of Canada (ACC/UCC) Dialogue
According to the terms of the 2010 General Synod resolution, the Dialogue’s current mandate is to conclude this year. Because this round of Anglican-United Church conversation is bearing fruit, the Dialogue requests that their work continue.
Text of motion
That the Council of General Synod:
a) authorize the current iteration of the Anglican Church of Canada-United Church of Canada Dialogue to continue its work on mutual recognition of ministries;
b) request the addition to the dialogue of one representative from the House of Bishops; and
c) request that the Dialogue report to the General Synod of 2016.