FiF Update

National Assembly 2004

The following Resolutions were passed by the eleventh Forward in Faith National Assembly, meeting in Westminster: 15/16 October 2004

 

2004/01

This Assembly records its thanks to the members of the Theological and Legal Working Parties for all their work culminating in the publication of Consecrated Women?

Proposed by the Right Reverend Edwin Barnes  
Seconded by the Reverend Prebendary David Houlding

 

2 004/0 2

This Assembly records its thanks to all who have assisted the members of the Theological and Legal Working Parties in their task and in particular our Ecumenical Consultants, Fr Aidan Nichols OP and Bishop Kallistos Ware, and those who have acted as Assessors, Dr Brian Hanson, Dr Mary Tanner, Fr Robin Ellis and Mr Oswald Clark, as well as all who gave evidence, including the Catholic Bishops, the Master of SSC, Fr Martin Williams, Fr Arthur Middleton and the Reverend John Richardson.

Proposed by the Reverend Prebendary Sam Philpot  
Seconded by the Reverend Canon Beaumont Brandie

2004/0 3

This Assembly records its thanks to the staff of Canterbury Press for all their work in recent months which has culminated in the publication of Consecrated Women

Proposed by the Council of Forward in Faith

2004/04 defeated

2004/05

This Assembly takes note of the formation of the Forward in Faith North America Convocation within the Network of Anglican Communion Dioceses and Parishes and of the appointment of the Reverend Dr David Moyer as the Dean of that Convocation. The Assembly urges all members of, and sympathizers with, Forward in Faith North America, as well as the Churches of the Continuum, to associate with the FiFNA Convocation forthwith, in order to assist the Network in realizing its avowed commitment to catholic order.

Proposed by the Council of Forward in Faith

 

2004/ 6

This Assembly directs the Council of Forward in Faith to seek counselís opinion regarding the ownership of church property and assets for both single and multi-parish benefices.

Proposed by the PCC of the Forward in Faith Registered Parish of SS Stephen and Mark Lewisham
As amended by the Reverend Stephen Cope As amended by the Reverend David Wailer

2004/07 

This Assembly warmly receives the Theological Report of the Forward in Faith Working Party on Women in the Episcopate and commends it for study.

Proposed by the Council of Forward in Faith

 

2004/08

This Assembly welcomes the Legal Report of the Forward in Faith Working Party on Women in the Episcopate and affirms it as a coherent means of achieving Forward in Faithís declared policy.

Proposed by the Council of Forward in Faith

 

Please note: Resolutions 2004/09 to 2004/13 of the National Assembly 2004 will be published in the December edition of New Directions.

 

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