Friday, 8 July 2005

synod question about ACC finances

FINANCE COMMITTEE
Mr Michael Chamberlain to reply as Chairman of the Finance Committee
Dr Susan Cooper (London) to ask the Chairman of the Finance Committee:
Q52 What are the financial implications for the Church of England of the Episcopal Church (USA) and the Anglican Church of Canada voluntarily withdrawing from the meetings and committees of the Anglican Consultative Council for the period up to the next Lambeth Conference?

Answer:
Financial implications would arise for the Church of England only if the Anglican Consultative Council were to approach us for an increase in our contribution. We have received no such approach. The budget which the Synod will be asked to approve on Monday incorporates a 3% increase in our contribution on 2006, the same as the increase between 2004 and 2005.

Posted by Simon Sarmiento on Friday, 8 July 2005 at 9:40pm BST
You can make a Permalink to this if you like
Categorised as: General Synod
Comments

It should be noted that while the Anglican Church of Canada did accede to the request of the Primates to "voluntarily withdraw" from the ACC until 2008, at no time has the Anglican Church of Canada threatened in any way to withdraw its funding of ACC.

In fact the Anglican Church of Canada has continued to express its full support of the ACC as the only body in the Communion that provides input from Presbyters, Deacons and Laity.

Posted by: Charles on Saturday, 9 July 2005 at 1:07am BST
Post a comment









Remember personal info?

Please note that comments are limited to 400 words. Comments that are longer than 400 words will not be approved.

Cookies are used to remember your personal information between visits to the site. This information is stored on your computer and used to refill the text boxes on your next visit. Any cookie is deleted if you select 'No'. By ticking 'Yes' you agree to this use of a cookie by this site. No third-party cookies are used, and cookies are not used for analytical, advertising, or other purposes.