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Synod 2020

Day 1

Day 1

Tuesday, 1st DecemberProvisional Timetable (subject to alteration)

BE IT ENACTED by the Archbishops and Bishops and the clergy and laity of the Church of Ireland in General Synod assembled by means of electronic communications technology pursuant to section 30 of the Civil Law and Criminal Law (Miscellaneous Provisions Act) 2020 in the year 2020 and by the authority of the same.

Please click here to download the Members’ Agenda as a PDF.

11am – 1pm

President takes the chair
Reading from Holy Scripture and Prayer
List of members of the General Synod to be laid on the table
Reports of committees of the Synod to be laid on the table (SO 46)
Nomination of an Assessor by the President
President’s Address
Election of Honorary Secretary
Motion No. 1 (Timetable)
Motion No. 2 (Standing Orders) [to alter SO 4a so that notice of meeting of GS may be sent to each member by email rather than only by post]
Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Report of the Bills Committee
Bills No. 1 to 2

2:30 – 4:30pm

Report of the Representative Church Body (not less than 2 hours, inclusive of related motions, unless Synod directs otherwise)
(Including reports of the Church of Ireland Clergy Pensions Trustee DAC and the Church of Ireland Pensions Board)
Motion No. 3 – Allocations





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