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Synod 2023

Day 2

Day 2

Provisional Timetable as a PDF (subject to alteration)


Reading from Holy Scripture and Prayer
Formal business and communications
Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Report of the Standing Committee (not less than 2 hours, inclusive of related motions, unless Synod directs otherwise)
Motion No. 6 – Bills Process
Motion No. 7 – Amendment of Standing Committee Constitution
Motion No. 8 – Electronic Voting
Motion No. 9 – Select Committee to Review Clergy Tenure
Motion No. 10 – Pioneer Ministry Governing Council
Motion No. 11 – Private Member’s Motion (CASC)

12–12.15pm Break

12.15–1.15pm Lighten our Darkness presentation (1 hour)

1.15–2.15pm Lunch

2.15–4.45pm Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Church of Ireland Youth Department (30 mins)
Council for Mission (30 mins)
Covenant Council (30 mins)
Motion No. 12 – Membership
Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue (30 mins)
Motion No. 13 – Membership
Motion No. 14 – Private Member’s Motion (King Charles III)
Motion No. 15 – Private Member’s Motion (Primate’s Diversity Reference Group)

At 4.40pm, any outstanding items will be put from the chair without debate

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

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