General Synod voted July 1 to extend the mandate of a commission tasked with finding ways to fund the Indigenous church.
The 43rd General Synod passed resolutions July 1 on moving toward net-zero carbon emissions in the Anglican Church of Canada, addressing the global climate emergency and affirming the right to clean drinking water while eliminating bottled water use.
General Synod will wait another two years to reopen discussion of two resolutions which would change the way the church votes on some of its biggest decisions. After some debate July 2, General Synod voted to postpone a decision on them until it next meets in 2025.
The 43rd General Synod has directed Council of General Synod (CoGS)—in consultation with the Anglican Council of Indigenous Peoples (ACIP)—to establish a permanent national advisory council on dismantling racism.
The Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) have joined in full communion with the Moravian Church in Canada. The Anglican and Lutheran churches, which have been in full communion with each other since 2001, voted unanimously in favour of a resolution proposing full communion with the Moravians in their […]
Assembly 2023 delegates are bringing home a new tool to help their communities, parishes and congregations discern and engage in social and ecological justice issues.
The Anglican Church of Canada and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada (ELCIC) have approved a modified version of a resolution calling for peace and justice in Israel and Palestine, drafted jointly by leaders from both churches. The version of the motion approved July 2 by General Synod included two amendments made in response to […]
General Synod has elected a member of the strategic planning working group (SPWG) as its new prolocutor and the chair of the General Synod planning committee as its new deputy prolocutor.
The 43rd General Synod has authorized a set of gender-themed liturgies, including a blessing on gender transition, for use in the Anglican Church of Canada—in dioceses where they have been authorized by the bishop.