Conferences in the United Church of Canada appoint standing committees relating to the Divisions, Departments and standing committees of General Council and may appoint as many additional such committees as are deemed necessary. These committees consist of members from each Presbytery and other members of Conference as are necessary. The Manual’s suggested standing committees have included Settlement, Archives, Division of Mission in Canada, Ministry, Personnel and Education (or Education and Students Committee), Inter-Church and Inter-Faith Relations, Extra Appeals, Finance, Stewardship, Pension and Insurance, Communications, World Outreach, and Internship.
Series consists of minutes, correspondence, and other records of Toronto Conference committees, including: 50th Anniversary Committee, 1974-1976; Aboriginal Solidarity Sharing Circle, 2003-2009; Advisory Committee on Corporations, 1991-2008; Advisory Committee on Property, 2006-2008; Agenda Planning Committee, 1980-2010; Archives and History Committee, 1937-2008; Board of Home Missions, 1926-1942; Boundaries Committee, 1972-1991; Cedar Glen Fund Committee, 2003-2008; Christian Development Committee, 1991-2000, (including subcommittees, Coordinating Committee for Inclusive Ministry, 1994-1997; Ecumenical Decade Task Group, 1990-1995; Ministry with Children, 1994-1997, Men’s Event Planning Group, 1987-1993;Women’s Event Planning Group, 1995-1996; Worship and Liturgy, 1994-1999, Youth and Young Adults Committee, 1974-2000); Christian Formation and Congregational Development Committee, 2001-2008; Church Development Committee, 1996-2006; Christian Education Committee, 1937-1939; Church in Society Committee, 1984-2009 (including subcommittees, Environmental Work Group, 1995-1996; Faith and Creation Working Group, 1997-2000; Refugee Subcommittee, 1993-1996; Rural Life, 1962-2000); Committee, for Racial Justice, 2005-2009; Committee of Fifteen, 1970; Committee on Homes for Seniors Citizens, 1954-1957; Communications Committee, 1985-2000; Concerns of Women Committee, 1983-1996; Ethnic Ministries Committee, 1976-2009; Finance and Extra Appeals Committee, 1970-2008; Inter-Church/Inter-Faith Relations Committee, 1988-2009; International Affairs Committee, 1975; Ministry, Personnel and Education Coordinating Group, 1982-2008 (including subcommittees Chaplaincy, 1977-2008; Education and Students, 1925-2009; Interim Ministry, 1996-2009; Internship, 1983-1998; Internship and Supervised Ministry, 1998-2009; Interview Board, 1970-2009; Lay Ministry, 2001-2007; Life Long Learning, 1992-2002; Pensions and Group Insurance, 1996-2006; Retirement and Pension, 196-1994; Settlement and Pastoral Relations, 1925-2009); Mission in Canada Committee, 1963-1991 (including subcommittees Evangelism, 1983-1989; Housing, 1972-1976); Mission Support Committee (includes Block Grant Committee), 1976-2007); New Church Development/Church Redevelopment Committee, 1980-1993; Nominations Committee, 1982-2009; Program Committee, 1983-1988; Resolutions and Petitions Committee, 1981-1996; Staff Committee, 1972-2009; Stewardship Committee, 1958-2001; World Affairs Committee, 1988-2009 (including subcommittees: Mission Education, 1988-1990; Mission Internship, 1984-1987; Mission Interpretation, 1988-1994; Mutuality in Mission, 1990-1991; Research and Action, 1988-1989; Working Group on the Environment, 1991-1994; Working Group on Peace and Justice, 1980-2009); and World Outreach Committee, 1965-1987.
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