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Resolution 58 - The Unity of the Church - Schemes for the Provision of a

Resolution 58

The Unity of the Church - Schemes for the Provision of a Mutually Recognised Ministry

The Conference has heard with interest and sympathy of proposals for the provision of a mutually recognised ministry in advance of any explicit plans for organic union. In spite of the disadvantages attaching to such schemes, which are noted in the Report of the Committe on Unity, the Conference is not prepared to discourage further explorations along this line, if they are linked with provisions for the growing together of the Churches concerned and with the definite acceptance of organic union as their final goal.