2015 Sacred Circle: Lifted on the Wings of Faith

Description of the 2015 Sacred Circle featuring highlights and daily reports. News articles from anglican.ca and the Anglican Journal provide a day-by-day account of the meeting from Aug. 16-22 in Port Elgin, Ont., while selected documents provide vital background on the discussion.

A Covenant and our Journey of Spiritual Renewal

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.

Accessible Customer Service Policy

Text of the church’s policy governing the provision of services to persons with disabilities. Discusses communication, assistive devices, the use of service animals and support persons, notice of service disruptions, staff training and offering feedback.

Bays Report: Report of the Task Force on Theological Education, 2000

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

COGS Highlights

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.

Commission on the Marriage Canon: Submissions

Submissions by individuals to the Commission on the Marriage Canon, part of a broad consultation mandated by General Synod in 2013. Each submission includes the views of the respondent on allowing the marriage of same-sex couples.

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.

General Synod 2016

Information about the 41st General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada.

Handbook of General Synod

Current Constitution, Rules of Order, Canons of General Synod, with Appendices. Current edition: 18th, Published 2016.