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Attendance at General Synod 2016
Thursday, 12th May Clerical – 170 Lay – 283 Total – 453 Friday, 13th May Clerical – 165 Lay – 260 Total – 425 Saturday, 14th May Clerical – 110 Lay – 195 Total – 305
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Synod Concludes in Dún Laoghaire
The General Synod of the Church of Ireland 2016 has drawn to a close following three days of deliberations. Mr Sam Harper gave the attendance figures for General Synod. The attendance on day one was recorded at 453, on day two 425 people attended and on day
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Covenant Council Urges Action and Celebration in its Report to Synod
The Report of the Church of Ireland/Methodist Covenant Council was presented to General Synod in Dún Laoghaire today. In its report the council recognises the need to build on the introduction of Interchangeability of Ministry and outlines a meeting (in December) between representatives of the House of Bishops and
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue’s Work Debated at Synod
The Commission for Christian Unity and Dialogue (CCUD) reported to General Synod this morning.  Proposing the CCUD report, Mr Sam Harper highlighted its outward focus on working with other likeminded Christian churches and dialogue with those with whom we differ on salvation through Jesus Christ. Mr Harper outlined
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Communications and Caption Prizes Awarded
The winners of this year’s Central Communications Board Communications Competition for the best newsletters/magazines, websites and innovative use of social media by parishes, dioceses and church organisations were announced today, by the Most Revd Pat Storey, Bishop of Meath and Kildare and Chairman of the CCB. The competition was
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Six Bills Pass Final Stages at Synod This Morning
The Bills which passed their first and second stages on Thursday received their third and final readings today. A Bill to amend the procedure for the election of bishops was formally adopted by members of Synod.  Further bills on select vestries and charities regulation, clergy pensions, the Church
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Day Three of General Synod 2016 Underway
The third and final day of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland is now underway in the Royal Marine Hotel in Dun Laoghaire. Following worship led by the Bishop of Limerick and Killaloe, the Rt Revd Kenneth Kearon, the Archbishop of Armagh, the Most Revd Dr Richard
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Saturday 14th May
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Synod Broadcast 2016
During Synod, there will be a live feed direct from the Synod Hall here.   http://www.ustream.tv/channel/general-synod1 Please click on the ‘play’ button below. There will be a short ad, followed by the audio feed from General Synod There will be occasional ad breaks
Taken from Synod, Category: [2016] Synod Broadcast
Updated on: 14/05/2016

Work of the Church of Ireland Youth Department Highlighted at Synod
The Report of the Church of Ireland Youth Department was received by Synod this afternoon (Friday May 13). Proposing the report the Revd Nicola Halford highlighted the activities of CIYD over the last year. She spoke of the new confirmation book I Believe and commended
Taken from Synod News, Category: Friday 11th May, 2012
Updated on: 13/05/2016

Council for Mission Motions Express Solidarity With Persecuted Christians and Support for Refugees and Asylum Seekers
The report of the Church of Ireland Council for Mission was presented to General Synod this afternoon (Friday May 13). Proposing the report the Revd Patrick Burke spoke of what it means to be missional. He spoke of the Egyptian Coptic Christians who were captured and beheaded
Taken from Synod News, Category: [2016] Friday 13th May
Updated on: 13/05/2016