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Synod 2017

Day 2
The General Synod
of the Church of Ireland

Day 2

Friday 5th May – Provisional Timetable (subject to alteration)

10.00am – 11.15am

Reading from Holy Scripture and Prayer
Formal business and communications
Board of Education (not more than 1 hour)
   – Board of Education NI
   – Board of Education RI

11.15am – 11.45pm – Coffee Break

11.45am–1pm 

Council for Mission (40 mins)
Motion No. 9 (Council for Mission – membership)
Informal Session (“Celebrating our Communities” – some Church of Ireland parishes seeking to serve their neighbour)

2.00pm – 4.00pm

Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Report of the Representative Church Body (not more than 2 hours, inclusive of related motions)
(Including reports of the Church of Ireland Clergy Pensions Trustee Limited and the Church of Ireland Pensions Board)
Motion No. 10 (Representative Church Body – Allocations)
Motion No. 11 (Climate change and fossil fuels)

4.00pm – 4.20pm – Coffee Break

4.25pm – 6.30pm

Select Committee on Human Sexuality in the Context of Christian Belief
Motion No. 12 (Human Sexuality)


If business listed for any period is completed before the hour appointed, reports listed for Saturday afternoon will be taken in reverse order, commencing with the Commission on Ministry. References in this motion to a “report” shall include any motions accompanying such report on the agenda paper.