November 2012 Group of Sessions

Monday 19 November -
Wednesday 21 November


Synod Agenda Synod Timetable

Business Done

View the official summary of the business transacted at the Synod in the Business Done

Parish Magazine Report

View a short summary of the outcomes of the November Group of Sessions in the Parish Magazine Report.

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

Monday 19 November

GS 1880 - Report by the Business Committee [item 3]

GS 1878 - Report by the Business Committee on the Article 8 Reference [item 504]


Tuesday 20 November

GS 1708D - Draft Bishops and Priests (Consecration and Ordination of Women) Measure [item 501]

GS 1709C - Draft Amending Canon No.30 [item 502]

GS 1709E - Draft Petition for Her Majesty's Royal Assent and Licence [item 503]

GS 1708-09ZZZ - Reconsideration of Clause 5(1)(c) by the House of Bishops


Wednesday 21 November

GS 1881A - DSM: Amendment to Canon B12 and Regulations Note (from the Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham) [item 6]

GS 1881B - DSM: Amendment to Canon B12 and Regulations Note (from the Secretary General) [item 6]

GS 1882A - PMM: Living Wage (from Mr John Freeman) [item 7]

GS 1882B - PMM: Living Wage (from the Chair of the Mission and Public Affairs Council) [item 7]

GS 1883 - Youth Unemployment [item 10] plus I Am One in a Million leaflet


Contingency Business

GS 1884 - 47th Report of the Standing Orders Committee


Other papers

GS Misc 1034 - Consecration of Women to the Episcopate: Future Process

GS Misc 1035 - Clergy Pensions, Update from the Archbishops' Task Group

GS Misc 1036 - Archbishops' Council Report since July 2012 Group of Sessions

GS Misc 1037 - The Synod of Bishops in Rome

Questions Notice Paper

Order Paper I

Order Paper II

Order Paper III

Order Paper IV