Orders of the Day: Saturday May 29 - Sunday May 30

Saturday May 29

8:00–9:00 AM

Home Groups

 

9:15

Morning Prayer

Plenary Hall

9:30

Opening Formalities:

  • Timothy Rigby, Mayor of St. Catharines
  • David Atkinson, President, Brock University
  • Ralph Spence, Bishop of Niagara
  • Introductions
  • Courtesies of the House
  • Resolutions A 001, Minutes of 36 th Session of Synod
  • A 003 Reception of Reports
  • A 004 Reception of notices of motions and
  • Memorials
  • A 005 Nominating Committee tasks
  • Resolution A 050 Amend Rules of Order and Procedure
  • Re: Courtesies of the House
  • Call for Nominations for Prolocutor
 

10:45

  • Agenda for General Synod - Peter Irish
  • Resolution A 002 Adoption of Agenda
  • Presentation of Orders of the Day for
  • Saturday and Sunday, May 29 and 30
 

11:00

Introduction: Serving God’s World, Strengthening the Church and Letting Down the Nets

 

12:00

12:30

Announcements

Grace
Box lunches
Eucharist

Display area

Pond Inlet

1:10

House of Bishops Meeting

TH 258

2:00 PM

Introduction: Blessing of Same Sex Unions

Plenary Hall

4:00

Nominations for Prolocutor close

Announcements

 

4:30

Diocesan caucuses – 3 Tasks:

  • Nominate bishop/priest/lay/youth for CoGS
  • Discuss attendance at Information Dialogues
  • Consider nominations to Standing Committees

Assigned rooms

5:00-6:30

Dinner

Dining Hall

7:00

  • Introduction of nominees for Prolocutor
  • Balloting for Prolocutor
  • Resolutions A 070 Term of Office for Primate
  • A 071 Duties of the Primate
  • A 072 Resignation Process for a Primate
  • A 030 Terms of Reference –
  • Communications and Information
  • Resources Committee
  • A 031 Constitution – addition of Treasurer
  • as an Officer of General Synod
  • A 078 Canon VI – The Treasurer
 

8:35

Review of Election Procedures for Primate

 

8:50

  • Announce election of Prolocutor
  • Call for nominations for Deputy Prolocutor
  • Announcements
 

9:00

Night Prayer

 

9:15

Evening Social (Diocese of Toronto)

Pond Inlet

Announcements

Nominations for Prolocutor need to be filed on the appropriate nomination form before 4:00 PM today. At 7:00 PM the nominator of each candidate will have 3 minutes to introduce the person. Balloting will continue through the evening session if necessary.

For the afternoon session you are asked to sit at tables assigned and listed in the material you received at registration yesterday. Please take your papers to your new table before lunch and return promptly at 2:00 PM.

Members, partners and spouses who would like to join the General Synod choir please meet at the stage in the plenary hall at 1:15 today. Also, any who have brought musical instruments please meet at the same time and place.

Meal tickets are required for the box lunches.

Deadline for reception of resolutions is 5 PM Tuesday, June 1 st.

Deadline for removing resolutions from the no debate list is 5 PM Tuesday, June 1 st.

Reminder of re Rule of Order #18a on voting;

“When the question is put, every member present except the presiding officer, shall be required to vote on the same, …”

(There is provision for those who have a conflict of interest, to declare such and abstain.)

Sunday May 30

6:30-7:45 AM

Breakfast

Dining Hall

Morning

Parish Visits (by home groups)

Lunch with host parish

 

2:00 PM

Close Nominations for Deputy Prolocutor

NOTE: THERE IS NO PLENARY SESSION THIS AFTERNOON.

 

230-3:25

Information Dialogues – Session 1

 

3:35-4:30

Information Dialogues - Session 2

 

5:00

Buses leave for Niagara Falls

In front of
Vallee and Earp residences

6:15

7:30

10:00
(or so)

Reception at Sheraton Fallsview Hotel

Dinner honouring Archbishop Michael Peers

Buses return to residences