WWW.THESIS.XLIBX.INFO
FREE ELECTRONIC LIBRARY - Thesis, documentation, books
 
<< HOME
CONTACTS



Pages:     | 1 | 2 || 4 | 5 |   ...   | 6 |

«STANDING LITURGICAL COMMISSION The Standing Liturgical Commission 1. Revision of the Book of Common Prayer The principal event which the Standing ...»

-- [ Page 3 ] --
Resolution A-I09 Whereas, the Standing Liturgical Commission was designated under the Plan of Revision adopted by the General Convention of 1967 as its instrument for the revision of The Book of Common Prayer; and, Whereas, the General Convention of 1967 augmented the membership of the said Commission, until such revision was completed, to a total of sixteen Members, including one ex-officio Member; and, Whereas, the constitutional process of revision of the Book of Common Prayer is expected to be completed in 1979; now, therefore, be it Resolved, the House of concurring, That the membership of the Standing Liturgical Commission be established, during the triennium 1977-79, at a total of sixteen Members, including the Custodian of the Book of Common Prayer, as ex-officio Member, without amendment of Section 2 of Canon 11.4.

Resolution A-II 0 Whereas, the plan of Prayer Book Revision adopted by the 63rd General Convention, provided for the appointment of a Co-ordinator to furnish the necessary assistance and staff services to the Standing Liturgical Commission; now, therefore, be it Resolved, the House of concurring, That the Presiding Bishop and the President of the House of Deputies be authorized and requested to appoint a Co-ordinator for Prayer Book Revision, to assist the Commission in carrying to completion the tasks assigned to it, in such a manner and under such terms of reference as the said Commission may determine.

6. The Lesser Feasts and Fasts The 1973 General Convention authorized for trial use a revised version of this' valuable book of Collects, in both contemporary and traditional forms, together with suitable readings and suggested Psalms for the lesser feasts and the week-days of Lent. The Commission considers this collection an invaluable enrichment of the Church's worship, and recommends its continued use during the triennium 1976-1979.

Accordingly, the Commission recommends the adoption of the following

resolution:

Resolution A-HI Resolved, the House of concurring, That this Sixty-Fifth General Convention authorize for optional use, throughout this Church, that certain document entitled "The Calendar and the Collects, Psalms, and Lessons for the Lesser Feasts and Fasts," Revised Edition, prepared by the Standing Liturgical Commission, published by The Church Hymnal Corporation (and appended to this Report); Provided that the use of this document be according to the "Tables and Rules for the Movable and Immovable Feasts, etc." in the Book of Common Prayer, or according to the rules of "The Calendar of the Church Year," published in The Proposed Book of Common Prayer as authorized by this Sixty-Fifth General Convention for Trial Use, in accordance with the provisions of Clause (b) of Article X. of the Constitution.

7. Modern Versions of the Bible The Sixty-Fourth General Convention adopted an amendment to Canon II.2 permitting the reading at Morning and Evening Prayer of several translations of the Bible, including "Good News for Modern Man: the New Testament in Today's Speech," published by The American Bible Society in 1966. This year the Bible Society is publishing its translation of the Old Testament. The Commission AA-279

APPENDICES

considers that since "Good News for Modern Man" has been found helpful during the period of trial use, it would be equally helpful if the American Bible Society's translation of the Old Testament were also authorized for use. Accordingly, the

Commission recommends the adoption of the following two resolutions:

Resolution A-112 Resolved, the House of concurring, That Canon 11.2be, and the same is hereby amended, by the substitution of the title "The Good News Bible in Today's Speech (1976)" for "Good News for Modern Man: The New Testament in Today's Speech (1966)."

Resolution A-113 Resolved, the House of concurring, That this Sixty-Fifth General Convention, in accordance with Clause (b) of Article X. of the Constitution authorize for trial use throughout this Church, for a period of three years, as from the First Sunday of Advent, being the Twenty-eighth day of November, 1976, in place of the Epistles and Gospels set out in the Book of Common Prayer, the corresponding passages from any of those translations of the Holy Scriptures that are permitted by Canon 11.2 to be used for the Lessons at Morning and Evening Prayer. '

–  –  –

PART III - Appropriations for the Triennium 1977-79 In order to bring to completion the task of Prayer Book Revision, as set forth above and as approved by the General Convention, the Standing Liturgical Commission must hold meetings, organize at least four committees which also will need to meet, and be assisted by an adequate staff. The appropriations granted in the past have never been sufficient to meet the actual costs, which, on the whole, were reasonably estimated. In the triennium 1977-79, it is reasonable to expect that costs of transportation, subsistence, telephone, part-time assistance, etc., will rise sharply in accordance with the continuing trend in rising costs, and will thus off-set much of the savings from a reduction in the membership of the Commission and in the number of committees. However, costs for professional staff assistance, which have always been minimal, should remain reasonably constant. Such decrease as there may be in the volume of correspondence will be off-set by the rise in mailing costs, and the costs of paper and other office supplies.





The estimates below are based on past experience. They are divided under two headings: the travel and subsistence of a Commission of 16 members; and the costs of committees and staff, consisting of one full-time secretary, a part-time AA-281

APPENDICES

Coordinator, and a part-time editorial assistant, together with minimal office expenses, including correspondence, telephones, and the need to engage part-time staff during periods of peak activity.

Whatever the General Convention may decide about the distribution of expenses between the Assessment Budget and the General Program Budget, the Commission feels that it cannot be expected to carry out its tasks without the necessary substantive and administrative tools.

I. Meetings of the Standing Liturgical Commission 1976 (Pre-Convention meetings with Legislative Committees of the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies) $26,341.00 1977-79 (Ten meetings of 16-member Commission, travel and SUbsistence) 48,800.00

–  –  –

The Commission, therefore, recommends the adoption of the following two

resolutions:

Resolution A-1l4 Resolved, the House of concurring, That this Sixty-Fifth General Convention appropriate in the Budget of the General Convention for the triennium 1977-79, the sum of $75,141.00 for the expenses of the Standing Liturgical Commission.

Resolution A-liS Resolved. the House of concurring, That there be included either in the General Church Program or in the Budget of the General Convention, the sum of $137,000 to be expended over the years 1977, 1978, and 1979 by the Standing Liturgical Commission for the technical and professional assistance required to carry out the program of Prayer Book Revision and other related activities authorized by this Sixty-Fifth General Convention.

Respectfully submitted,

THE STANDING LITURGICAL COMMISSION

Annex I - Memorial Minute Lee Maur Benef'ee (died 3 October 1974) The Standing Liturgical Commission of The Episcopal Church, assembled in regular session at the Bishop Mason Retreat and Conference Center, Flower Mound, Texas, wishes to record its gratitude to God for the life and work among us of the Rev. Canon Lee Maur Benefee.

Since Canon Benefee was ap pointed to this body in 1970, his Christian devotion, his warm personality, and his forthright honesty have endeared him to all members of the Commission. He has repeatedly spoken up to criticize any material that was insensitive or unjust to any individual or group, and he has helped all members of this Commission to be more aware of particular outlooks and cultural backgrounds within our society and the Church whose recognition and contribution is so AA-282

STANDING LITURGICAL COMMISSION

essential to the total life of the Church. Our work has been better because of his presence among us, and as we remember him in the future we will try to be true to the perceptions to which he alerted us.

We have celebrated together the Holy Eucharist, to offer God our thanks and our prayers for him. We likewise wish to express to Elna Louise, his wife, to his family, and to his many friends, our sympathy and the assurance of our prayers that God will continue to uphold them in that divine love which has been so real to Lee in his life and which we believe he now enjoys more fully in that heavenly Jerusalem which is the Mother of us all.

The Standing Liturgical Commission Meeting in Flower Mound, Texas II Oct. 1974

–  –  –

Annex III - List of Corrections This list does not include such minor technical errors as, for example, the omission of the period after the word Alleluia on page 103, line 6; or the omission or insertion of commas when the sense of the passage is not affected, as after the title "0 Gracious Light" on page 111. Nor does it include typographical refinements such as spacing, over-hang quotes, etc. Only those corrigenda are listed below which affect the substance of the text. A supplementary list may be presented at a later date.

(See consolidated list following the Supplemental Report)

DRAFT SUPPLEMENTARY REPORT

Following the submission of its Report to the General Convention, published in "The Blue Book", the Standing Liturgical Commission held another meeting from May 17 to 20, 1976, in St. Paul, Minn. In addition to those members of the Commission who were present, the following Bishops also participated in the meeting at the invitation of the Chairman: The Right Reverends Stanley H. Atkins, Frederick H. Belden, John H. Burt, William A. Franklin, Walter C. Righter, and Arthur A. Vogel. The Very Rev. Harold F. Lemoine, Chairman of the Liturgical.

Committee of the House of Deputies, also participated. Present as guests and observers were two representatives of the Synod Committee on Doctrine and Worship of the Anglican Church of Canada: The Very Reverend David J. Carter and the Venerable Peter S. Lucas.

The Commission noted once more the generally favorable comments it was continuing to receive regarding The Draft Proposed Book of Common Prayer, published on 2 February, 1976, by The Church Hymnal Corporation and distributed free-of-charge to all Bishops and all Deputies to the General Convention.

At the same time, the Commission took note of the numerous helpful suggestions it had received for the improvement of the Book, ranging from the identification of typographical errors to more substantive comments. In the light of all these comments and suggestions, a consolidated list of changes, incorporating those appended to the main Report, as well as those made at its May meeting, and others received subsequently, has been prepared and is appended to this Report.

The Commission presents this list for consideration by the General Convention in conjunction with The Draft Proposed Book.

Theological Commentary on The Draft Proposed Book of Common Prayer At its May 1976 meeting, the Commission read and approved a theological commentary on The Draft Proposed Book, prepared at its request by the Rev.

Charles P. Price, Chairman of the Commission's Theological Committee and Professor of Theology at The Protestant Episcopal Theological Seminary in Virginia. This commentary entitled "Introducing The Draft Proposed Book" was adopted by the Commission as an integral part of its Report to the General Convention. However, the commentary could not be prepared until after

AA-284 STANDING LITURGICAL COMMISSION

The Draft Proposed Book had been published, and since the deadline for including materials in "The Blue Book" had passed, the Commission requested and received the permission of the Presiding Officers of the House of Bishops and the House of Deputies to give interim distribution to the commentary. The task of distributing it to all Bishops and Deputies was assigned to the Co-ordinator for Prayer Book Revision.

In view of its outstanding merits as a working tool for understanding not only The Draft Proposed Book, but also the principles of all current Anglican revisions, the commentary is being published by The Church Hymnal Corporation as Prayer Book Studies 29, and is being made available for purchase by the general public as well. The value of this commentary will last well beyond the General Convention of 1976 and the triennium of 1977-1979.

The Commission hereby presents this theological commentary, entitled Introducing the Draft Proposed Book, to the General Convention, and by this reference makes it part of its Report.

Translation of The Apocrypha by The American Bible Society The Standing Liturgical Commission presents to the General Convention a resolution, expressing appreciation to The American Bible Society for its great contribution to the cause of evangelism by its excellent translation of Good News for Modern Man and requesting the Society to proceed to the translation of The Old Testament Apocrypha. Together with its forthcoming publication of The Old Testament in modern English speech, the translation of the Apocrypha would be another valuable addition to the outstanding accomplishments of the Society. The

Commission recommends the adoption of the following Resolution:

AMERICAN BIBLE SOCIETY



Pages:     | 1 | 2 || 4 | 5 |   ...   | 6 |


Similar works:

«Like a Bird on a Dead Brance: Mayan Women and Children in Conflict Item type text; Electronic Thesis Authors Blaylock, Kimberly Kay Publisher The University of Arizona. Rights Copyright © is held by the author. Digital access to this material is made possible by the University Libraries, University of Arizona. Further transmission, reproduction or presentation (such as public display or performance) of protected items is prohibited except with permission of the author. Downloaded 1-Jul-2016...»

«Mike Elliott • Eric M. Lang In Marvel Dice Masters: Avengers vs. X-Men, two players take the role of masterminds directing the actions of a team of powerful supers (represented by dice) to battle each other! Each turn, you’ll roll your dice to see what resources you have available, buy dice, send your team members into the field, and then strike at the enemy mastermind. Reduce the opposing mastermind’s life to zero, and save the day! Components There are multiple cards Aside from these...»

«Consumer Price Indices A brief guide Contents Consumer Price Indices Inflation Figures The Shopping Basket The Cost of Living What’s in the Basket? Consumer Prices Index – Structure and 2015 Weights.10 Consumer Prices Index – Structure and 2015 Weights.13 Price Collection Quality Change Weighting Updating the Shopping Basket Calculating the Index Reference Dates Index Dates Differences between the CPI and other Consumer Price Inflation measures Publication Further information Consumer...»

«THE DOCUMENTARIES OF JOE SALTZMAN (1967-1974) A MESSAGE FROM NORMAN CORWIN I believe the documentary films of Joe Saltzman rank among the finest in the world. If I am wrong, I have wasted 15 years as chairman of the Documentary Awards Committee of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. In that span I have seen about 2,000 documentaries of all lengths, and based on that experience I make the flat statement that there are no other filmmakers alive who more consistently, effectively –...»

«Landesarchiv Berlin A Rep. 243-04 Reichskammer der bildenden Künste Landesleitung Berlin Findbuch Inhaltsverzeichnis Vorwort II 01. Landesleitung Berlin 1 02. Aufsicht über Auktionshäuser und Versteigerer 2 02.01. Auktionshaus Dr. Walter Achenbach 3 02.02. Versteigerer Richard Altendorf 11 02.03. Auktionshaus Alfred Berkhan 12 02.04. Auktionshaus Karl Franck 29 02.05. Auktionshaus Paul Graupe 30 02.06. Auktionshaus Harms 31 02.07. Auktionshaus Adolf Herold 38 02.08. Rudolf Lepke's...»

«Vocational Schooling versus Apprenticeship Training — Evidence from Vacancy Data — Matthias Parey∗ University of Essex and Institute for Fiscal Studies December 4, 2009 PRELIMINARY VERSION — COMMENTS WELCOME Abstract How to best prepare non-college bound youth for the labor market? Different approaches compete in this field, including firm-based apprenticeships, full-time vocational schooling, and on-the-job learning. Little is known about how effective these methods are, and...»

«ABC S Of IBM P Cs And Compatibles That work from industry by another pdf as the fraud coal of prospective point rewound directories, will see the store from your about from my newsletters. A filing to find this ABC's of IBM PCs and Compatibles decline in a competencies of a results already is served mastering. You need oversee questionable post down for capital not further and nice newspapers, loans, roles, investors also of commerce. 10 download to be salary starts to have the writer growth of...»

«Journal of Jewish Languages brill.com/jjl Instructions for Authors Scope The peer-reviewed Journal of Jewish Languages (JJL) constitutes a venue for academic research in the multifaceted field of Jewish languages. Jewish languages are the languages spoken and written by Jews in their communities around the world. Among these are Yiddish, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Arabic, Jewish Aramaic, Judeo-Italian, Judeo-French, Judeo-Provençal, Judeo-Persian, Jewish English, Jewish Malayalam and more. Although...»

«Judging Home Conditions as a Present Danger August 2009 Introduction Reports are received every day by Child Protective Services (CPS) about families living in dangerous living conditions. These kinds of reports and subsequent assessments challenge CPS with a variety of questions: What is a dangerous home condition? What does “deplorable” mean? Is the home condition a matter of poverty, lifestyle, or dysfunctional individuals? Do the home conditions result in an unpleasant living...»

«Elit Re Inszenierungsstrategien In Der TV Werbung Soon the most media have financial to purchase the available professionals far into actually. Already find analytical if you require the payment and food without an lack what has to have any environment or showcase their term to we. A ant is as put your ads to make the mortgage about economic always mobile utilities. This possible referral effort is in your and your addition is socially to get the overriding negotiator franchise. According to...»

«Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trust Information for Patients After a Heart Attack This booklet is a guide for patients who have had a heart attack and for their relatives. It is meant to be quite general and not a substitute for the individual advice you will receive from all the team involved in your care.Useful contacts: Cardiac Rehabilitation Department C/o Cardiac Ward RUH 2nd floor central. Royal United Hospital Combe Park Bath BA1 3NG Tel/Fax/Answer phone: 01225 825028 Your Coronary...»

«Useful Numbers and Hotlines American Friends Service Committee Prisoner’s Resource Center CDC National STD and AIDS Hotlines Spanish English Addictions Hotline of NJ Alcoholics Anonymous of Central NJ. 1-609-298-7785 Division of Disability Services (DDS). 1-888-285-3036 Division of Youth & Family Services. 1-800-792-8610 Hyacinth AIDS Foundation Hotline. 1-800-433-0254 Legal Services of New Jersey. 1-888-576-5529 NJ Motor Vehicle Commission Driver’s License Suspension & Restoration....»





 
<<  HOME   |    CONTACTS
2016 www.thesis.xlibx.info - Thesis, documentation, books

Materials of this site are available for review, all rights belong to their respective owners.
If you do not agree with the fact that your material is placed on this site, please, email us, we will within 1-2 business days delete him.