C005: 50th Anniversary of the 1962 Canadian Book of Common Prayer (carried)
Subject: 50th Anniversary of the 1962 Canadian Book of Common Prayer
Moved by: Major the Rev. Todd Meaker, Military Ordinariat
Seconded by: Chief Petty Officer 2 Mark Nicolle, Military Ordinariat
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
Encourage parishes across the country to engage in commemorative activities to mark the 50th Anniversary of the 1962 Canadian Book of Common Prayer in 2012.
Source Member Resolution
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes No X
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications? Yes No
EXPLANATORY NOTE/BACKGROUND INFORMATION
The year 2012 will mark the 50th anniversary of the 1962 Canadian Book of Common Prayer, and the 350th anniversary of the 1662 Book of Common Prayer; and WHEREAS, “The Book of Common Prayer is a priceless possession of our Church” (BCP p. vii) and has spiritually nourished generations of Anglicans around the world.