New CoGS Sets Church Priorities: Negotiations `Discouraging'
At its inaugural meeting last fall, the Council of General Synod (COGS) elected last summer, wrestled with how to continue guiding the church through the residential schools crisis as well as with contingency plans if negotiations with Ottawa fail.
COGS approved a hold-the-line budget for 2002 and heard that General Synod will, in all likelihood, remain solvent until at least the end of 2002.
Archdeacon Jim Boyles, General Secretary of General Synod, reported to CoGS that although they are continuing, negotiations with the federal government have been a "pretty discouraging enterprise."
COGS, which governs the church between the …
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Publication information: Article title: New CoGS Sets Church Priorities: Negotiations `Discouraging'. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: Anglican Journal. Volume: 128. Issue: 1 Publication date: January 2002. Page number: 3. © Anglican Church of Canada Feb 2009. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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