Council for the Faith fonds. — 1967-1981.
43 cm of textual records.
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.
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”.
Title based on contents of fonds
See the General Commission on Church Union records (GS80-23) in the General Synod fonds.
The national publication of the council was called the “Comment” until 1980 when its title changed to the “Faith”.
Anglican Church of Canada. General Synod Archives.
|Accession numbers:||M76-8, M2004-09, M2011-06|