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Synod 2024

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)
Nomination of an Assessor by the President
President’s Address
Welcome of official Guests
Election of Honorary Secretaries
Motion No.1 (Timetable)
Motion No.2 (Standing Orders Committee)
Motion No.3 (Petitions Committee)
Motion No.4 (Elections Committee)
Motion No.5 (Record Committee)
Motion No.6 (Bills Committee)
Motion No.7 (Legislation Committee)
Report of Election to Standing Committee
Motion No.8 (General Synod deadlines clashing with Holy Week)
Motion No.9 (Amend the Timetable from 2025)
Report of the Bills Committee
Bills No. 1 to 11 




Answers to requests for information (if any) (SO 51)
Continuation of Bills No.1 to 11
Motion No. 10 – Baptism
Church of Ireland Marriage Council (30 mins)
Motion No. 11 – Membership (Marriage Council) 




Board of Education (Not more than 1 hour)
(Board of Education RoI)
(Board of Education NI)
Commission on Ministry (30 mins)
Motion No. 12 – Membership (Commission on Ministry)
Church of Ireland Youth Department (30 mins)


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 Report of the Pioneer Ministry Governing Council. References in this motion to a “report” shall include any motions accompanying such report on the agenda paper.

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