Blessing of civil marriages; Renewal of Marriage Vows
This resolution was carried.
moved by: Bishop Barry Hollowell from the Diocese of Calgary
Note: The mover and the seconder must be members of the General Synod and be present in the House when the resolution is before the synod for debate.
BE IT RESOLVED:
That the General Synod refer to the Standing Committee on Faith, Worship and Ministry the following recommendations of the Marriage Canon Task Force:
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION:
The Marriage Canon Task Force reported that although forms of service for the blessing of civil marriages are available and published, their availability is not generally known among the laity. See pages 10 and 11 of the Report of the Task Force.
Source: Council of General Synod
(name of committee, diocese, etc.)
Submitted by: The Chancellor
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