Council for the Faith fonds. — 1967-1981.
43 cm of textual records.

Administrative History:

The Council for the Faith was created on April 1, 1967 to organize opposition to the union of the Anglican and United Churches in Canada.  It expanded its concerns on a national level to fight several proposals for change within the Anglican Church of Canada.  The council disbanded in 1983.

Custodial History:

Collection was acquired by the Archives from Andrew Stahl in 1976.  An additional accrual was received from Eric Beresford who donated Fr. Peter Hannen’s files in 2004.

Scope and Content:

Fonds consists of correspondence, essays, newsletters, publications, bulletins, annual reports, minutes and an issue of “The Communicator”.

Notes:

Title based on contents of fonds

Related fonds:

See the General Commission on Church Union records (GS80-23) in the General Synod fonds.

General Notes:

The national publication of the council was called the “Comment” until 1980 when its title changed to the “Faith”.

Repository:

Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.

Accession numbers:  M76-8, M2004-09, M2011-06