24 Jul GS 2013 art 198
GS 2013 Article 198 – Concluding Matters
Censure ad Article 34 CO
Rev. Bouwman stated, with thankfulness to the Lord, that censure ad Article 34 of the CO was not needed. Instead, he gave thanks that a good spirit of cooperation was evidenced throughout synod. Opportunity was given to the members of synod to speak on this matter but no one availed themselves of the opportunity.
Publication of the Acts
The first and second clerks are responsible for preparing the Acts of Synod Carman 2013 for publication.
No additional financial matters were reported.
Preparation of Next General Synod
Aside from changes to the Guidelines for General Synod as well as the appointment of the church at Dunnville as convening church for General Synod 2016 (to be convened in the month of May) mentioned earlier, there were no further matters needing attention.
Adoption of the Final Articles of the Acts
Members of Synod were requested to review the Acts received and to forward any further corrections to the clerk. The executive members of Synod will review and adopt the final articles of the Acts.
Approval of Press Release
The press release will be prepared by the vice-chairman and approved by the executive members of Synod for publication.