Subject: Amendment to Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee Terms of Reference
Moved By: The Rt. Rev. Geoffrey Woodcroft
Seconded By: The Rt. Rev. Lynne McNaughton
Be it resolved that this General Synod:
Confirm the Terms of Reference for the Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee, as adopted by the Council of General Synod at its November 2018 meeting.
Source: Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee
Submitted By: Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee
Does this motion contain within it any financial implications? Yes No
If yes, has the General Synod Expenditures Committee considered the implications? Yes No
PROCEDURE FOR ADOPTION (G)
In the normal course, an ordinary motion must be passed by a majority of the members of General Synod present and voting together. Six members of General Synod may, prior to the question being put, require a vote by Orders, with a majority of each Order being necessary to pass.
If a question passes on a Vote by Orders, any six members (two from each of three different dioceses) may immediately before the next item of business require a vote to be taken by dioceses. A motion passes if a majority (or a tie) of dioceses vote in favour.
Source: Sections 4 and 5 of the Declaration of Principles and sections 18, 19 and 20 of the Rules of Order and Procedure.
RESOURCES FOR MISSION COORDINATING COMMITTEE RESOLUTION
APPROVED BY THE COUNCIL OF GENERAL SYNOD DURING THE TRIENNIUM (2016 – 2019)
Resolution – Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee Amended Terms of Reference
Moved by: The Rt. Rev. John Chapman
Seconded by: Ms. Cynthia Haines-Turner
Be it resolved:
That the Council of General Synod approve the Terms of Reference for the Resources for Mission Committee, as amended by the committee at their April 2018 meeting.
ADOPTED #CoGS 08-18-11
Terms of Reference
Resources for Mission Coordinating Committee
Purpose: Foster leadership and support for dioceses in their efforts to increase generous giving across the Anglican Church of Canada; and to raise funds for the General Synod.
a) Encourage the teaching of a robust stewardship and to foster a culture of generous giving
b) Bring imagination and experience to conversation and planning in collaboration with staff
c) Champion adopted actions and decisions.
d) Support a diverse range of fundraising techniques such as: major gifts, gift planning and annual fund
e) Enhance the capacity of the General Synod to work in full partnership with dioceses
- In building the financial sustainability and ministry capacity of the church at all levels
- By identifying giftedness through the Church and helping to animate those gifts for ministry
- Sharing best practices in resource development across the Church
f) Report regularly to the Council of General Synod.
g) Maintain strong connections and regular communication with the Financial Management, Primate’s World Relief & Development Fund, Anglican Foundation of Canada, Faith, Worship and Ministry and Communications
h) Develop and maintain working relationships with Diocesan Bishops
Revised April 26, 2018