Text of the Charter for Racial Justice, which commits the church to the elimination of racism, and education and awareness of related issues. Document includes history and context, as well as appendix with working definitions.
Audience Category: Leadership
Text of the Covenant written by Indigenous members of the Anglican Church of Canada meeting in Winnipeg from April 23-26, 1994, which details the need for Indigenous self-determination within the Church.
A year-long calendar of petitions with which to hold up our full communion partners in congregational and personal prayer.
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
Unofficial notes from meetings of the Council of General Synod (CoGS), the church’s governing body between national meetings of General Synod. Includes highlights from spring and fall CoGS meetings each year starting in 2003.
Preface describes establishment and mandate of Primate’s Commission on Theological Education and Formation for Presbyteral Ministry, purpose of document, overall competencies for ordination to the priesthood in the Anglican Church of Canada and lists members, consultants and staff in Commission.
Updated in 2019, these guidelines prepared jointly by the Anglican, Lutheran, Presbyterian, and United churches in Canada to help establish and support ecumenical shared ministries at the congregational level.
List of educational institutions affiliated with church along with leaders and contact information. Institutions are classified as universities, colleges, theological colleges, residences, distance education and/or indigenous education.
Collation of resolutions from General Synod outlining the movement over 15 years in the discussion about human sexuality, particularly homosexuality.
Guidelines for inter-faith dialogue prepared in October 1988 for Canadian Anglicans by the Ecumenical Office of the Anglican Church of Canada. As explained in detail here, the church’s approach consists of two separate but inter-related aspects, dialogue and common action.
Current Constitution, Rules of Order, Canons of General Synod, with Appendices. Current edition: 19th, Published 2019.
News releases, official resolutions and statements from the Anglican Church related to homosexuality, encompassing the period from 1978 to 2007.
Introduction to apologia for Hymn Book Supplement Task Force, describing its mandate and approach. Lists members of task force.
Implementing the Safe Church Charter in the Anglican Church of Canada: A guide for review of policy and practice
The Anglican Church of Canada is committed to the protection of all vulnerable persons. “Safe Church” policies are developed by dioceses for use within the parishes of those jurisdictional areas, and the General Synod has provided guidance for dioceses in the development of those policies and educational resources for safe church initiatives.
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.