In Service of Communion

Final report of the General Synod Task Force on Jurisdiction to the Council of General Synod and the Canadian House of Bishops, dated February 2002. Discusses origins of ‘jurisdiction’ as a feature of life in the church, communion and authority, authority as jurisdiction, doctrine and discipline, tradition ethics and morality. Includes responses to questions posed in terms of reference and an appendix on jurisdictional canons in review.

New Agape Project

Table of contents for A New Agape: The Resource Binder, a document offering stories and ideas to promote healing and reconciliation.

Sacred Circle Videos

Video documentaries showing highlights of the national Sacred Circle meetings at which hundreds of Indigenous Anglicans from across Canada have gathered since 1988.

Sexual Harassment and Assault Policy and Procedure

Current sexual harrassment and assualt policy/procedure for the Anglican Church of Canada, applicable to national staff members and national volunteers, as revised and adopted by the Council of General Synod 2005.

The Galilee Report

The Primate’s Theological Commission to consult with the dioceses and parishes and report in advance of General Synod 2010 on the theological question of whether the blessing of same-sex unions is a faithful, Spirit-led development of Christian doctrine; and Scripture’s witness to the integrity of every human person and the question of the sanctity of human relationships.

The Mississauga Declaration

Text of the Mississauga document, written on Sept. 17, 2011 at the Four Points in Toronto. Offers an assessment of the state of Indigenous ministry 17 years after the Covenant and a vision for renewal and restoration.

The Report of the Task Force on Theological Education, 2000 (The Bays Report)

Report offers background on origins of Task Force on Theological Education and lists different groups consulted. Summary of the discussion includes roles, skills and knowledge and qualities that those consulted felt individuals ordained to the priesthood should have. An evaluation of the process, comments and recommendations of the Task Force to FWM follow, along with … Continued