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Motions
The General Synod
of the Church of Ireland

Motions

Motions received by the Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod not less than one month before the day appointed for the opening of the session of the General Synod at which the motion is to be moved (Standing Order 31).

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To download the Schedule mentioned in Motion 4, please click here.


1. TIMETABLE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

2. STANDING ORDERS
Proposer: Mr Kenneth Gibson (on behalf of the Standing Orders Committee)
Seconder: Rev Canon Gillian Wharton

3. LITURGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Proposer: Very Rev Nigel Dunne
Seconder: The Bishop of Down and Dromore

4. LITURGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Proposer: Very Rev Nigel Dunne
Seconder: The Bishop of Down and Dromore
(download the schedule by clicking here)

5. LITURGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Proposer: Rev Adrian Dorrian
Seconder: Very Rev Gerald Field

6. LITURGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Proposer: Very Rev Nigel Dunne
Seconder: Bishop of Down and Dromore

7. FACILITATION COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

8. INTER–DIOCESAN CONVERSATIONS
Proposer: The Bishop of Tuam, Killala and Achonry
Seconder: The Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe

9. COUNCIL FOR MISSION
Proposer: Mr Derek Neilson
Seconder: The Bishop of Kilmore, Elphin and Ardagh

10. REPRESENTATIVE CHURCH BODY
Proposer: Canon Graham Richards
Seconder: The Bishop of Limerick

11. REPRESENTATIVE CHURCH BODY
Proposer: Mr Stephen Trew
Seconder: Mr Kevin Bowers

12. PRIVATE MEMBER’S MOTION
Proposer: Dr Leo Kilroy
Seconder: Rev Brian O’Rourke

13. COVENANT COUNCIL
Proposer: Very Rev Nigel Dunne
Seconder: Rev Barry Forde

14. COVENANT COUNCIL
Proposer: Very Rev Nigel Dunne
Seconder: Rev Barry Forde

15. COMMISSION ON MINISTRY
Proposer: The Bishop of Cashel
Seconder: To be confirmed