GS 2016 art 32

GS 2016 Article 32 – Archive Church

1. Material

  • 1.1    Report of the Archives for GS 2013 (8.2.19)
  • 1.2    Report on the Inspection of Archives for GS 2013 (8.2.10)

2. Observations

  • 2.1    The Burlington-Ebenezer CanRC reports:
  • 2.1.1     All material from GS 2013 has been placed in the Archives of general synods and has been catalogued.
  • 2.1.2     There have been no inquiries for information or request for materials from the archives since the last general synod.
  • 2.1.3     Br. J. Chase has completed scanning of all the Synod archive material for the CRTS – all acts, reports, and standing committee material.
  • 2.2    The Burlington-Rehoboth CanRC inspected the archives of GS 2013 and reports that they are in good order.

3. Considerations

  • 3.1    Burlington-Ebenezer has fulfilled its mandate regarding the archives.
  • 3.2    Burlington-Rehoboth has fulfilled its mandate regarding inspection of the archives.

4. Recommendations

That Synod decide:

  • 4.1    To express gratitude to the Burlington-Ebenezer CanRC and Burlington-Rehoboth CanRC for their reports;
  • 4.2    To express gratitude to br. J. Chase for the work he did in scanning synod archive material;
  • 4.3    To reappoint Burlington-Ebenezer as Archive Church for synod archives;
  • 4.4    To reappoint Burlington-Rehoboth to inspect synod archives.