July 2014 Group of Sessions

Friday 11 July - Tuesday 15 July

Business Done - please click here

Papers for Business at General Synod (in day and item order)

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AGENDA
- GS 1948

Friday 11 July

GS 1949 - Report by the Business Committee [item 4]


GS 1950 - Appointments to the Archbishops' Council [item 5-7]


GS 1925B - Draft Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure [item 501]


GS 1926B - Draft Amending Canon No.33 [item 501]


GS 1951 - Report by the Business Committee on the Article 8 Reference [item 501]

GS 1925-6Z - Draft Measure and Draft Amending Canon for Final Drafting [item 502]

GS 1952 - Draft Safeguarding and Clergy Discipline Measure [item 519-20]

GS 1953 - Draft Amending Canon No.34 and GS 1952-3x Explanatory Memorandum [item 519-20]

The Church Commissioners' Annual Report - click here

Saturday 12 July

GS 1954 - 49th Report of the Standing Orders Committee

GS 1877D - Amending Canon No.31 [item 508]

GS 1936A - Draft Church of England (Pensions) (Amendment) Measure for Revision and for Final Drafting (if needed) and Final Approval [item 509-510]

GS 1902A - Draft Amending Canon No.32 [item 511] and GS 1902B

GS 1902C - Petition for Her Majesty's Royal Assent and Licence [item 514]

GS 1903A - Convocations (Elections to Upper House) (Amendment) Resolution [item 511]

GS 1904A - Clergy Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution [item 511]

GS 1905A - Draft Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution No.2 [item 511] 

GS 1902-5Y - Report by the Revision Committee [item 511]

GS 1919A - Draft Care of Churches and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction (Amendment) Measure [item 518]

GS 1919Y Report by the Revision Committee [item 518]

GS 1955 - Payments to the Churches Conservation Trust Order and GS 1955x Explanatory Memorandum [item 524]

GS 1946 - Declaration regarding the National Front

GS 1947 - Declaration regarding the British National Party and GS 1946-7x - Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1921A - Draft Church of England (Ecclesiastical Property) Measure and
GS 1921Y Report by the Revision Committee [item 521]

GS 1956 - The Common Good [item 12]

GS 1944A and GS 1944B - Canon B8 [item 13]

Sunday 13 July

GS 1957 - Archbishops' Council Annual Report [item 14]

GS 1958 - Additional Texts for Holy Baptism [item 601]

GS 1959 - The Archbishops' Council's Budget 2015 [items 16-23] 



Monday 14 July


GS 1960 - The Armed Forces Covenant and Community Covenants [items 25 & 26]

GS 1925B - Draft Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure [item 503]

GS 1926B - Draft Amending Canon No.33 [item 504]

GS 1926C - Draft Petition for Her Majesty's Royal Assent and Licence [item 505]

GS 1934A - Draft Act of Synod Rescinding the Episcopal Ministry Act of Synod 1993 [item 506-7]

GS 1945A and GS 1945B - Magna Carta. A translation of the Magna Carta is available by clicking here [item 27] 

GS 1961 - Audit Committee's Annual Report [item 29]


Tuesday 15 July


GS 1902A - Draft Amending Canon 32 [512-7] & GS 1902B

GS 1903A - Convocations (Elections to Upper House) (Amendment) Resolution [item 512-7] & GS 1903B

GS 1904A - Clergy Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution [item 512-7] & GS 1904B

GS 1905A - Church Representation Rules (Amendment) No.2 Resolution [item 512-7] & GS 1905B

GS 1902-5Z

GS 1962 - Ecclesiastical Offices (Terms of Service) (Amendment) Regulations 2014 and Explanatory Memorandum GS 1962x [item 512-7]

GS 1963 - Ecclesiastical Judges, Legal Officers and Others (Fees) order 2014 and Explanatory Memorandum GS 1963x [item 512-7]

GS 1964 - Draft Amending Canon No.35 and GS 1964x Explanatory Memorandum

GS 1940A - Church Representation Rules (Amendment) Resolution No.1 2014 and Report GS 1940Y


Contingency Business

Diocesan Synod Motion - Spare Room Subsidy GS 1965A and GS 1965B

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Other Papers

GS Misc 1070 - Ethical Investment Annual Review

GS Misc 1072 - Appointment of Synod Senior Staff

GS Misc 1073 - Charm Rental Scheme

GS Misc 1074 - Members of Committees

GS Misc 1075 - Archbishops' Council's Activities

GS Misc 1076 - Women in the Episcopate - Declaration from the House of Bishops

GS Misc 1077 - Women in the Episcopate - Guidance notes from the House of Bishops

GS Misc 1078 - Mutual Credit Union

GS Misc 1079 - A note from the Archbishops

GS Misc 1081 - Clergy Disicpline Commission Annual Report

GS Misc 1082 - House of Bishops Summary of Decisions

GS Misc 1083 - Shared Conversations on Sexuality, Scripture and Mission

Notice Paper 1

Notice Paper 2 (re-issued)

Notice Paper 3

Notice Paper 4

Notice Paper 5

Notice Paper 6

Notice Paper 7

Notice Paper 8

Notice Paper 9

Notice Paper 10

Notice Paper 11

Notice Paper 12

Order Paper 1

Order Paper 2

Order Paper 3

Order Paper 4

Order Paper 5

Order Paper 6

Order Paper 7

Questions Paper

Prayer Card
and Various prayers and Prayer Resources for Synod

Church Community Fund Annual Report

Standing Orders - fully revised July 2014 edition


CONVOCATION and HOUSE OF LAITY MEETINGS

Convocation of Canterbury - Friday 11 July
Convocation of York - Friday 11 July
Draft Guidelines for the professional conduct of the clergy
Explanatory Memorandum

Convocation of Canterbury - Sunday 13 July
Convocation of York - Sunday 13 July
House of Laity - Sunday 13 July