General Synod February 2019

All relevant information, documents and papers for the General Synod's February 2019 group of sessions.

Agenda and Timetable

Timetable

Agenda (GS 2111)

Wednesday 20 February

Guide to the February 2019 group of sessions (Report by the Business Committee) - GS 2112

Pattern of Meetings of General Synod (GS 2113)

Appointment of the Chair of the Pensions Board (GS 2114)

Appointment of Two Members of the Archbishops' Council (GS 2115)

Thursday 21 February

Amending Canon No. 38 (GS 2047D)

Draft Church Representation and Ministers Measure (GS 2046BB)

Draft Amending Canon No. 39 (GS 2047BB)

Report by the Steering Committee (GS 2046ZZ/2047ZZ)

Petition for Her Majesty's Royal Assent and Licence (GS 2047CC)

Draft Amending Canon No. 40 (GS 2103A)

Report by the Revision Committee (GS 2103Y)

Draft Church of England (Miscellaneous Provisions) (No.2) Measure (GS 2104A)

Draft Amending Canon No. 41 (GS 2105A)

Report by the Revision Committee (GS 2104Y/2105Y)

Draft Parochial Fees and Scheduled Matters Amending Order 2019 (GS 2116) & (GS 2116x)

Code of Practice on Co-operation by the Church of England with Other Churches (GS 2117) & GS 2117x)

Private Member's Motion: Homeless Task Force (GS 2110A) & (GS 2110B) (Revised)

Living in Love and Faith and Pastoral Advisory Group (GS Misc 1200)

Friday 22 February

Diocesan Synod Motion: Environmental Programmes (GS 2094A) & (GS 2094B) (Revised) & GS Misc 1212 (Update)

Evangelism and Discipleship (GS 2118) & (Annex A)

54th Report of the Standing Orders Committee (GS 2119)

Proposed changes to the Standing Orders relating to the Crown Nominations Commission (GS 2120)

Growing Faith: Ministry Amongst Children and Young People (GS 2121) 

Estates Evangelism (GS 2122)

Saturday 23 February

Centuries of Marginalisation, Visions of Hope: Mission and Ministry Among Gypsy, Roma and Traveller Communities (GS 2123)

Private Members Motion: Encouraging Youth Evangelism (GS 2124A & GS 2124B)

Advertising and Gambling (GS 2125)

Contingency Business

Diocesan Synod Motion: Refugee Professionals (GS 2126A) & (GS 2126B)

Diocesan Synod Motion: Anna Chaplaincy (GS 2127A) & (GS 2127B)

House of Clergy

Convocation of Canterbury Agenda (if Article 7 is claimed)

Convocation of York Agenda (if Article 7 is claimed)

House of Clergy Agenda - Wednesday 20 February 2019

House of Clergy Draft Clergy Covenant for Care and Wellbeing - Cover note

House of Clergy Draft Clergy Covenant for Care and Wellbeing

House of Laity

House of Laity Agenda - Wednesday 20 February 2019

House of Laity Agenda - Thursday 21 February 2019

House of Laity Draft Clergy Covenant for Care and Wellbeing 

 

GS Misc Papers

Accessibility Statement (GS Misc 1201)

Dioceses Commission Annual Report (GS Misc 1202)

House of Bishops Summary of Decisions (GS Misc 1203)

Report on the Archbishops' Council Activities (GS 1204)

Introduction to the Annual Report on Ecumenical Relations (GS Misc 1205)

Central Stipends Authority Annual Report (GS Misc 1206)

Table of Business Transacted (GS Misc 1207)

Update on Mission and Ministry in Covenant (GS Misc 1208)

Discerning in Obedience Update (GS Misc 1209)

List of Speakers - July 2018 (GS Misc 1210)

Feedback from July 2018 (GS Misc 1211)

Update on London/Truro DSM: Environmental Programmes (GS Misc 1212)

Safeguarding Progress Report (GS Misc 1213)

Elections Review Group Review (GS Misc 1214)

Diocesan Boards of Education Measure 1991: proposals for change (GS Misc 1215)

Triennium Funding Working Group (GS Misc 1216) 

Other Papers

Recent Appointments (A(19)1

NP1 - Fifty Fourth Report of the Standing Orders Committee

NP2 - Deadlines

NP3 - Security

NP4 - Progress of Measures and Statutory Instruments

NP5 - Financial Statement February 2019

NP6 - General Synod App & Miscellaneous 

NP7 - Welcome to New Members and Anglican Guests

NP8 - Fringe & Displays

NP9 - Worship

NP10 - EIAG

NP11 - Amendments and motions

NP12 - Amendments and motions

Questions

Chairs of debates

How to use the Synod App

OP1 - Order Paper I

OP2 - Order Paper II

OP3 - Order Paper III

OP4 - Order Paper IV

OP5 - Order Paper V

OP6 - Order Paper VI

OP7 - Order Paper VII

Question 3 Mr Samuel Margrave

Question 4 Mr Andrew Williams

Question 7 Mr James Lee

Questions 19-20 Miss Debbie Buggs

Question 43 Ven Simon Heathfield

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News, stories and press releases

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