Category Archives: ACoC General Synod 2010

Halifax photos

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Chatting with Zacchaeus fellowship

My final interview from synod: David: During synod, you heard that a motion to add an amendment to include ex-gays – as it was put – in the continuing study on sexuality was defeated. The person who spoke against that … Continue reading

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Chatting with the Rev. Canon Dr. George R. Sumner, Principal, Wycliffe College. Part 3

David: Going back to an earlier point where I mentioned that the professor of church history took a long view of what is happening in the ACoC: it’s one thing to take a long view in an academic sense, but … Continue reading

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Chatting with the Rev. Canon Dr. George R. Sumner, Principal, Wycliffe College. Part 2

David: “Spirit” is another word that seems to be misused. KJS made the rather strange point in her Pentecost letter that different people are hearing different messages from the Spirit. Surely the Spirit would not give different messages on the … Continue reading

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Chatting with the Rev. Canon Dr. George R. Sumner, Principal, Wycliffe College. Part 1

David: Is there a particular issue facing the Anglican Church of Canada that needs to be addressed by this synod and, is it being addressed? Rev. Dr. George:  The synod is going to talk about the Covenant; it’s most likely … Continue reading

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A letter from Bishop Michael Bird to the Diocese of Niagara

From here: Dear Friends in Christ I write to you on the last full day of General Synod where I have joined our Niagara delegates in what I believe has been a productive, informative and important gathering in the life … Continue reading

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Anglican synod drives writer to monastery

My final National Post article about Synod: HALIFAX – As synod draws to a close, I find myself wondering what it was all for. After so many words, motions, resolutions, procedures, discernments, presentations and earnest pondering, I am beginning to … Continue reading

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Chatting with Bishop William Anderson, Bishop of Caledonia. Part 2

A continuation of this interview. David: My Christian background is one of charismatic Anglicanism. During the late 70s and early 80s when some parishes were experiencing renewal, the Holy Spirit was given a lot of attention. During that period our … Continue reading

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My walk to synod

Took me through these gardens:

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GS2010 Thursday afternoon

2:30 p.m. Covenant resolution: Motion A137: Moved by: The Right Reverend George Bruce, Diocese of  Ontario Seconded by: The Right Reverend Greg Kerr-Wilson,  Diocese of Qu’Appelle Be it resolved that this General Synod: receive the final text of The Covenant … Continue reading

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