Tag Archives: General Synod 2016

It Was More Like 80%

It Wasn’t Two-Thirds, It Was More Like 80% That’s the conclusion that I’ve reached about the level of support for the First Reading of the Amendment to the Marriage Canon. As most Canadian Anglicans know, the motion required a two-thirds … Continue reading

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Not All Delegates are Alike

General Synod Delegates and the Populations They Represent In the last blog post I reviewed the raw statistics collected by the General Synod in order to determine the number of clergy and lay delegates each diocese could send to General … Continue reading

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The 21st Largest City in Canada: Anglican Church Attendance in Canada

This will be the first of three posts I am going to put up here on my blog. This one is going to be about the attendance statistics collected by the General Synod. The second will be about how the … Continue reading

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That Other Blog I’ve Been Working On

I haven’t posted much on this blog lately because I’ve been posting on another blog – the Diocese of BC at GS2016. It’ll give you a partial view of the 41st meeting of the General Synod of the Anglican Church … Continue reading

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Will Our Bishops Have Faith?

I feel sorry for C. C. J. Carpenter, who was a bishop in the Episcopal Church of the US between 1938 and 1968. He was undoubtedly a decent man and an effective leader. But that is not what he is … Continue reading

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There Will Be Same-Sex Marriages in the Anglican Church of Canada

If you are a member of the Anglican Church of Canada, you probably know that there is a meeting of the General Synod this July in Richmond Hill, Ontario. You are probably also aware that one of the motions to … Continue reading

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Advocates for Changing the Marriage Canon

I did not draft the following letter, but I support what it says, and I am honoured to been asked to append my name to it. March 30, 2016 To Members of the House of Bishops of the Anglican Church … Continue reading

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