Church of Ireland Home

Synod 2018

Motions

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).

To download the set of Motions as a PDF, please click here.


1.       TIMETABLE (SEE SEPARATE SHEET)
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

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

3.       STANDING ORDERS COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

4.       PETITIONS COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

5.       ELECTIONS COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

6.       RECORD COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

7.       BILLS COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

8.       LEGISLATION COMMITTEE
Proposer: The Honorary Secretaries

9.       COLLABORATIVE MOTION FROM THE CHURCH OF IRELAND BISHOPS’ APPEAL AND THE CHURCH OF IRELAND COUNCIL FOR MISSION
Proposer: The Rt Rev Patrick Rooke       
Seconder: Mr Derek Neilson

10.   REPRESENTATIVE CHURCH BODY – ALLOCATIONS
Proposer: Canon GC Richards   
Seconder: Ven AM Wilkinson

11.   REPRESENTATIVE CHURCH BODY – DIOCESAN CONTRIBUTION (SAFEGUARDING)
Proposer: Canon GC Richards   
Seconder: Ven AM Wilkinson

12.   CHURCH OF IRELAND PENSIONS BOARD – MEMBERSHIP
Proposer: The Rt Rev John McDowell, Bishop of Clogher

13.   PRIVATE MEMBER’S MOTION – FOSSIL FUELS
Proposer: Mr Stephen Trew      

14.   LITURGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE – NAMING SERVICE AND FUNERAL SERVICE IN CASES OF MISCARRIAGE OR STILLBIRTH (Motion 14 as a PDF)
Proposer: The Rt Rev Dr Harold Miller, Bishop of Down and Dromore
Seconder: Rev Julie Bell

15.   LITURGICAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE – HOLY COMMUNION BY EXTENSION FOR PERSONS UNABLE TO BE PRESENT AT THE PUBLIC CELEBRATION (Motion 15 as a PDF)
Proposer:  The Rt Rev Dr Harold Miller, Bishop of Down and Dromore
Seconder: Rev Julie Bell

16.   COVENANT COUNCIL
Proposer: Rev Canon Dr Maurice Elliott
Seconder: Rev Barry Forde

17.    COVENANT COUNCIL
Proposer: Rev Canon Dr Maurice Elliott
Seconder: Rev Barry Forde