GS 1995 art 5

GS 1995 ARTICLE 5Time Schedule and Procedures

Synod adopts the following arrangements:

  • I. The final date for incoming material for Synod is set for Tuesday, May 9, 1995 at 6:00 p.m. PST.
  • 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.
    • Upon request of the Foundation for Superannuation, Synod will not convene on Saturday, May 13, 1995.
  • 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 Press Release will not be published until after Synod has been closed.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, and fraternal delegates.
  • 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. M. VanderWel as an advisor to Synod.

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

The chairman reads letters of greeting from the Free Reformed Churches in Australia, the Reformed Church of the United States and the Free Reformed Churches in South Africa. These letters are received with thankfulness.