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General Synod February 16 sessions: Monday PM

PRESENTATIONS

Presentation of the Prolocutor of the Convocation of Canterbury
Presentation of the Prolocutor of the Convocation of York
Presentation of the Chair and Vice-Chair of the House of Laity

 

APPOINTMENT OF THE CHAIR OF THE DIOCESES COMMISSION (GS 2012)

The appointment of Canon Professor Michael Clarke as Chair of the Dioceses Commission from 1 May 2016 to 30 April 2021 was approved.

 

REPORT BY THE BUSINESS COMMITTEE (GS 2013)

The Synod took note of this Report.

 

PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

The Archbishop of Canterbury gave a Presidential Address.

 

LEGISLATIVE BUSINESS

AMENDING CANON NO. 34 (GS 1953D)

Canon for Enactment

The Archbishop of Canterbury moved:

That the Canon entitled "Amending Canon No. 34" be made, promulged and executed.

The Synod voted in favour of the motion.

 

DRAFT MISSION AND PASTORAL ETC. (AMENDMENT) MEASURE (GS 2014)

Draft Measure for First Consideration

The Bishop of Willesden (Southern Suffragans) (Chair of the Steering Committee) moved:

That the Measure entitled "Mission and Pastoral etc. (Amendment) Measure" be considered for revision in committee.

The Synod voted in favour of the motion.

 

THE SHARED CONVERSATIONS ON SPIRITUALITY, SCRIPTURE AND MISSION

Canon David Porter and Sandra Cobbin made a presentation to the Synod.

 

QUESTIONS

Answers including suppplementaries were given to Questions 1 to 59, and 63 and 64 on the Questions Notice Paper.

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