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.

Financial Matters

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.