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Synod 2023

Day 1

Day 1

Provisional Timetable as a PDF (subject to alteration)


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)
President’s Address
Welcome of official Guests
Nomination of an Assessor by the President
Motion No. 1 (Timetable)
Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Presentation of new Dignity in Church Life Policies
Report of the Bills Committee
Bills No. 1 to 9

1–2pm Lunch

2–4pm Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Continuation of Bills No. 1 to 9
Board of Education (Not more than 1 hour)
(Board of Education RoI)
(Board of Education NI)

4–4.15pm Break


Church of Ireland Marriage Council (30 mins)
Motion No. 2 – Membership
Liturgical Advisory Committee (30 mins)
Motion No. 3 – Book of Common Prayer (Remembrance Sunday)
Motion No. 4 – Book of Common Prayer (A Prayer for the Sovereign)
Commission on Ministry (45 mins)
Motion No. 5 – Tenure of Archdeacons

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 Marriage Council. References in this motion to a “report” shall include any motions accompanying such report on the agenda paper.

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