Envelope marked GB [Governing Body] Papers 1968

Scope and Content

This group contains 2 unpublished papers (a Report of the Standing Committee of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales, September 1968; and an Agenda for a Governing Body meeting, September 1968) and 2 letters to Alfred Edwin Morris from the Lay Secretary of the Governing Body (August and November 1968) but mainly consists of the following published booklets:

  • Covenanting in Wales / Cyfamodi yng Nghymru, written by the Council of Churches for Wales / Cyngor Eglwysi Cymru (March/Mawrth 1968). The Council of Churches for Wales - a joint committee reporting to, amongst others, the Church in Wales, the Methodist Church, the Presbyterian Church of Wales, and the Union of Welsh Independents. This committee is made up of representatives of these groups and discusses covenanting. 1 booklet;
  • A Bill for the Better distribution and use of clerical manpower: a report of the Select Committee, with an accompanying an explanatory memorandum of this Bill. (both published by the Governing Body of the Church in Wales: 1968). 2 booklets;
  • A Bill for Revision of part of the book of common prayer (baptism and confirmation) (published by the Governing Body of the Church in Wales: [ca. 1969]). 2 booklets (copies);
  • Report of the Standing Committee (published by the Governing Body of the Church in Wales: April 1968). 1 booklet;
  • Minutes of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales (26 January 1968). 1 booklet;
  • Minutes of a Meeting of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales (27 and 28 September 1967) and Minutes of a special meeting of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales (26 January 1968). 1 booklet;
  • Minutes of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales, (17 July 1968). 1 booklet;
  • Agenda of a Meeting of the Governing Body of the Church in Wales, (September 1968). 1 booklet.
  • Reports of Committees of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales. These Reports were received and accepted by the Representative Committee at a meeting on 26 January 1968. The committees presenting reports were: General Purposes Committee; Finance Committee; Legal Committee; Bishops' Residences and Expenses Committee; Joint Committee; Churches Committee; and Reconstruction Committee. Reports were written July-November 1967. 1 booklet.
  • Reports of Committees of the Representative Body of the Church in Wales. These Reports were considered by the Representative Committee at a meeting on 17 July 1968. The committees presenting reports were: General Purposes Committee; and Finance Committee. Reports were written in January, March, May and June 1968. 1 booklet;
  • Representative Body of the Church in Wales' Income and Expenditure Account for the year ending 31 March 1968. 1 booklet.