A111: GWG-5 Continuing discussion about whether and how the structures of the Church need to be modified to support and enhance mission (carried)
Governance Working Group – 5
Subject: Continuing discussion about whether and how the structures of the Church need to be modified to support and enhance mission
Moved by: Mr. David Jones, Diocese of Edmonton
Seconded by: Canon Dr. Randall Fairey, Diocese of Kootenay
Be it resolved that this General Synod confirm and reiterate its commitment to continuing the conversation about whether and how the diocesan, provincial and national structures need to be modified to support and enhance mission, and requests the whole Church to make this conversation a priority during the next triennium.
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION
This resolution recognizes the importance of continuing the conversation at all levels about possible structural changes which would enhance and support more effective mission.
PROCEDURE REQUIRED FOR ADOPTION
Because this is an ordinary resolution, section 18(b) of the Rules of Order applies, which requires a majority in the Order of Bishops, and a majority in the Orders of Clergy and Laity voting together, with abstentions not being counted in determining the majority.