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 The closing date for receipt of Motions was Tuesday 9 April 2013.

 

Motions to be debated during General Synod 2013 may be accessed as a PDF by clicking here.

 

Motions received by the Honorary Secretaries of the General Synod not less than one month before the day appointed for the opening of the session of the General Synod at which the motion is to be moved (Standing Order 31).

Motion 1.    Timetable
The Honorary Secretaries

Motion 2.    Standing Committee: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the Standing Committee (1)
The Honorary Secretaries

Motion 3.    Standing Committee: Proposed Amendment to the Constitution of the Standing Committee (2)
The Honorary Secretaries

Motion 4. Select Committee on Human Sexuality in the Context of Christian Belief
The Archbishop of Dublin
Mr Samuel Harper

Motion 5.    Board for Social Theology in Action
Rev Adrian Dorrian
The Archbishop of Dublin

Motion  6. Enough Food for Everyone – the IF campaign
Mr David Thomas
The Bishop of Down and Dromore

Motion  7.    Taxation and Development
The Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe
Ms Sandra Dukelow

Motion  8.    Clergy Code of Duty and Conduct Committee
The Honorary Secretaries

Motion  9.     Diversity and participation in Diocesan and Church decision making bodies (Hard Gospel implementation group)
Rev Andrew Forster
Mrs Ethne Harkness

Motion  10.    Sectarian Division
Ven Robert Miller
Rev Andrew Forster

Motion  11.    Social and Economic Change
Rev Canon Ian Poulton
Mrs Phyllis Grothier

Motion  12.    Allocations
Mr Robert Neill
The Bishop of Cork

Motion  13. Property Tax (RB Executive)
Mr Robert Neill

Motion 14.     Church of Ireland Council for Mission – Membership
Very Rev Stephen Lowry
Ven Wayne Carney

Motion  15.    Mission Priority – Church of Ireland Council for Mission
Very Rev Stephen Lowry
Ven Wayne Carney

Motion  16. Secondary Education Committee – Membership
Rev Canon Ian Ellis
Ven Robin Bantry White

Motion 17.    Teacher Training – Amended at Synod, see below
Mr Richard Codd

Motion 18.    Church of Ireland College of Education
The Archbishop of Dublin

Motion 19.    Covenant Council – Membership
Very Rev Nigel Dunne

Motion  20.    Motion for special bill in 2014 (Covenant Council)
Very Rev Nigel Dunne

Motion 21.    Covenant Council – Celebrations
Very Rev Nigel Dunne

Motion 22.    Liturgical Advisory Committee – Membership
The Bishop of Cashel and Ossory
Rev Adrian Dorrian

Motion 23.    Liturgical Advisory Committee – Hymnal Supplement
The Bishop of Down and Dromore
Rev Canon Gerald Field

Motion 24.     Commission on Ministry – Pioneer Ministry
Rev Dr Maurice Elliott
Very Rev Katharine Poulton

Motion  25.     Commission on Ministry – Membership
Rev Dr Maurice Elliott
Very Rev Katharine Poulton

Motion 26.     Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue
Rev Canon Patrick Comerford
Rev Darren McCallig

Motion 27.    Journal 2013
The Honorary Secretaries


 

Amended Motion 17:

Amended Motion 17