GS 1992 art 5

GS 1992 ARTICLE 5Time Schedule and Procedures

Synod adopts the following arrangements:

  • I. The final date for incoming material for Synod is set for Wednesday, November 4, at 12:00 p.m. EST.
  • II. The time schedule will be:
    • Monday to Friday
      • 9:00 a.m – 12:00 p.m.
      • 2:00 p.m – 5:00 p.m.
      • 7:00 p.m – 9:00 p.m.
    • On Mondays Synod will be opened at 9:30 a.m.
    • Upon request of the Foundation for Superannuation, Synod will not convene on November 7, 1992. Due to a meeting of the Board of Governors, Synod will not convene on November 14, 1992.
  • III. Synod shall begin and close each day with prayer and thanksgiving in plenary sessions.
  • IV. Press Release will not be published until after Synod has been closed.
  • V. Advisory committees shall provide each delegate with a copy of their report, plus three copies for the first clerk, before it is dealt with in plenary sessions.
  • VI. Copies of documents are available only to members of Synod.
  • VII. For all procedures the Guidelines as adopted by the General Synod of Cloverdale 1983, Acts Article 45, will apply.

It is decided to seat Rev. G.A. Snip as an advisor to Synod.

It is noted that Rev. S.L. Phillips will be present as a fraternal delegate from the Orthodox Prebyterian Church (OPC) on November 9-13, with Rev. G.I. Williamson as alternate. Rev. P.G. Feenstra will respond to the address of the OPC fraternal delegate.

It is also noted that Rev. F. Walker of the Reformed Church in the United States (RCUS) will be present on November 9-11 as an observer. One or two elders may be with him.

The chairman confirms that those who have expenses related to travelling to Synod may submit them at any time to br. H. Snow. Mileage is set at twenty-five cents per kilometre.